Homemade Cashewnut Cardamom Macaroons Recipe

These homemade cashewnut cardamom macaroons are a delightful treat that combines the rich flavors of cashewnuts and the aromatic spice of cardamom. The macaroons have a crispy exterior and a soft, chewy interior, making them the perfect balance of textures. The cashewnuts add a creamy and nutty flavor, while the cardamom adds a hint of warmth and sweetness. These macaroons are easy to make and are a great option for a quick and delicious dessert or snack.

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Ingredients for Homemade Cashewnut Cardamom Macaroons Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Cashewnuts, Finely Ground
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 0.06 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Egg Whites
  • pinch Optional: Pinch Of Ground Cardamom Seeds For Stronger Flavor
  • as required Optional: Powdered Sugar For Dusting

Directions: Homemade Cashewnut Cardamom Macaroons Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 325°F (163°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • STEP 2.In a food processor, pulse the cashewnuts until finely ground.
  • STEP 3.In a large bowl, combine the ground cashewnuts, powdered sugar, cardamom powder, and salt.
  • STEP 4.In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until frothy.
  • STEP 5.Gradually add the egg whites to the cashewnut mixture and mix until well combined.
  • STEP 6.Using a cookie scoop or a spoon, drop rounded tablespoons of the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • STEP 7.Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the macaroons are golden brown around the edges.
  • STEP 8.Remove from the oven and let cool completely on the baking sheet.
  • STEP 9.Once cooled, transfer the macaroons to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • STEP 10.Serve the macaroons as is, or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to pulse the cashewnuts in the food processor until finely ground, but be careful not to over-process them into a paste.
  • For a stronger cardamom flavor, you can add a pinch of ground cardamom seeds to the mixture.
  • To achieve perfectly round macaroons, use a cookie scoop to portion out the mixture onto the baking sheet.
  • If you prefer a sweeter macaroon, you can dust them with powdered sugar before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the macaroons in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.
  • Serve the macaroons as a dessert or snack, and enjoy them with a cup of tea or coffee.
Nutrition
value
378
calories per serving
24 g Fat9 g Protein33 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    24g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    33g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    33g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    24g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    48mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    24mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    15mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    135mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    226mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp