Lemon Coconut Macaroons
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These lemon coconut macaroons have a hint of citrus and lots of coconut flavour and topped with a drizzle of dark chocolate. Delicious.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 20
  • ¾ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 cups shredded coconut
  • 2 egg whites
  • Pinch of salt
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice from ½ lemon
  • (If you don't want or like lemon substitute for 1 teaspoon vanilla essence)
  • 1 cup dark chocolate
  1. Combine ¾ cup of condensed sweetened milk and 2 cups of coconut first.
  2. In a clean bowl whisk the egg whites with a pinch of salt until they start to form a stiff peaks.
  3. Now combined together the egg whites and coconut mixture. Then slowly add and mix the other two cups a tablespoon at a time. It needs to be thick but sticky. Keep adding the rest of the coconut until you see this consistency.
  4. On a tray covered with parchment paper, scoop out using ice cream/cookie scoop.
  5. Place in oven. Wait until bottom and edges are browned, with tops just tinged with a hint of colour. Around 15 minutes
  6. Take out and completely cool.
  7. Melt chocolate
  8. Dip bottoms of macaroons into the chocolate and place back on tray and then drizzle on top. Place in fridge to harden.
Recipe by Canadian Budget Binder at https://canadianbudgetbinder.com/2016/01/10/lemon-coconut-macaroons/