Sunday, September 18, 2011

Little White Mountains

This past week was a marathon to me. I couldn't believe I survived. My architectural work has taken the most out of me and I am so exhausted! I miss my kitchen so much!

Not sure why I got myself into this, but I actually had to work on both weekends as well. It's such a nice day outside and I'd rather do something enjoyable than work. To try to balance out my life and probably try to keep my sanity, I scheduled myself a hot pot dinner and spared some time to bake something. Having time to bake or make food is a real treat for myself.

I picked this recipe mostly because of the preparation time it is involved. I have never seen such an easy recipe before.

Coconut Macaroons
(Recipe adapted from The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts from the French Culinary Institute, slightly altered to fit for everyday home baking.)
Ingredients (makes 8)
105g shredded coconut
52g sugar
35g egg white (from 1 large egg)

Preheat oven to 265F. Line a baking sheet with silicon pad / parchment. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
Using a spoon or a small ice-cream scoop, compact the mixture into 8 tightly packed pyramids and line them apart on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned.  Leave them on the baking sheet for several minutes before transferring to the cooling rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container and consume within 2 days.


  1. Woah, really? I'm only three ingredients and about 20 minutes away from coconut macaroons at practically any moment?? This is a revelation.

    (I hope you get more QT to spend in your kitchen soon, but simple & easy little treats like this must help at least a little bit, right?)

  2. Yup, this is so easy to make I couldn't believe it. It's a little therapy and it did the trick!

  3. three ingredients to heaven. This looks fantastic and so simple to make. I love it.
    Laura @ A Healthy Jalapeño

  4. Love the photos, nice and clean!!



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