You guys! I can't believe that this is the last post of 2012!
I really did it! I baked my way through 2012 and it really was fun.
I must apologize for posting more (Christmas) cookies as the last recipes but after all that cookie baking I am just not baking anything special for New Year's, I'm sorry...
So now what? I haven't decided what my next 'project' for 2013 will be. I think I will keep up this blog for the occasional recipe posting (because it's not like I will stop baking now...) but not for another 52 cakes'n'bakes.
So without further ado, let me present you with my very last post for 2012:
Walnuss Makronen/Walnut Macaroons
Adapted from kochbar.de
4 egg whites
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
200 g powdered sugar
400 g walnuts, coarsely ground
edible paper wafer discs (Back-Oblaten) (optional)
- Beat egg whites and salt until stiff. Stir in powdered sugar. Add walnuts.
- Using two teapsoons, make little heaps (on the Oblaten or straight on the baking sheet lined with parchment paper).
- Bake at 150°C (300°F) for 30 minutes.
I used vanilla extract instead of butter-vanilla-aroma. I made half on Oblaten, half straight on baking sheet and I liked the ones without Oblaten better.
But be aware that they are very crunchy in the beginning (and I was already disappointed) but they get better and more moist the longer you store them in an air-tight container.
What are your projects for 2013? Any 365 or 52 projects?