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Dacquoise- The macaron's country cousin


The macaron's easier to make and yummier cousin.
Servings 14 cookies
Calories 73kcal




  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Sift together the almond powder, cake flour, and powdered sugar.
    40 g almond powder, 20 g cake flour, 35 g powdered sugar

Make the Meringue

  • Whip the egg whites until foamy, and start gradually adding the sugar. Whip until stiff peaks form
    120 g egg whites, 35 g sugar
  • Fold the dry ingredients into the egg whites.
    Tip: add about 1/3 of the dry mixture each time.


  • Pipe batter onto cookie sheet.
    Each cookie should be about 4 cm diameter.
  • Sift powdered sugar onto cookies twice.
    powdered sugar
  • Bake for about 15 minutes or until cookies are a light tan color.

Make the Filling

  • Whip the cream with the sugar.
    100 ml whipping cream, 10 g sugar
  • Sandwich between the cookies.
  • Finish off with a final dusting of powdered sugar.
    powdered sugar



Using a silicone baking mat or parchment paper will yield the best results.


Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg