Did you know that macaroons exist already since the 16. century? And they were already mentioned for the first time in a cook book in 1604!
And I can’t really tell you why, but a few days ago I desperately wanted to eat coconut macaroons. Coconut macaroons belong to the typical German Christmas biscuits. Unfortunately they’re usually made with a lot of eggs. So at first I thought it would be impossible to make a vegan version: But it’s not! Actually it’s very easy, so you should definitely try it!
By the way the word “Macaroon” comes from the greek word Makarios which means something like blessedness. And I felt really blessed when I ate them :)
Ingredients for around 20 biscuits:
150 g coconut flakes
100 g basic marzipan
120 ml coconut milk
7 heaped tablespoons of powdered sugar (around ~ 150 g)
2 tablespoons of soy flour
Optional: rice paper
First cut the marzipan in small cubes, so you can mix them better with the other ingredients. Then add the other ingredients (coconut flakes, coconut milk, powdered sugar and soy flour) and mix everything. Now you can just use a baking tray covered with baking paper and put a spoonful of the dough there. If you like, you can also use rice paper.
Heat the oven at 150°C and bake the macaroons for around 20 to 25 minutes until you can enjoy them :)