National Chocolate Macaroon Day
Macaroons can be described as one of the best cookies you will ever eat. They have a rich chocolate filling with a light coating and are the perfect combination of textures. National Chocolate Macaroon Day celebrates the delicious treat and encourages everyone to enjoy them.
Macaroons are a popular treat across cultures around the globe. Each culture has its own version (many include coconut!) Each country has its own style. National Chocolate Macaroon Day was created to honor their importance, with a special nod towards chocolate and its ability make everything better.
This recipe for Chocolate Macaroons makes National Chocolate Macaroon Day memorable and something that your family will look forward to each year.
Mix the almond flour, cocoa powder and confectioners sugar by sifting. Then, repeat this step and put aside for later. Next, whip the egg whites with a mixer at medium speed until they form a foam. Add the cream of tartar to the bowl and continue to whisk. You can add one tablespoon of sugar to the mixture at a time, and then increase speed until you get hard peaks.
You will now slowly mix the dry mixture into the egg whites. Continue to fold the mixture until it becomes thin. It is important not to over-mix the mixture at this stage. Once the mixture is ready, transfer it into a pastry bag fitted with a tip to help you pipe 1.5 inch rounds on parchment paper. You can remove any bubbles by taping the baking sheets on the counter a few times. Bake them for 18-20 mins at 300F once they have set.
Heat the heavy cream in a microwave for about one minute. Next, place the chips in a large bowl and add the cream. Mix until smooth. Add the Nutella, Kahlua liquor and stir again. Let cool in the refrigerator. Fill the macaroons with another pastry bag and enjoy!