Moroccan almond macaroons

Contributed by

Aicha Avison

This recipe is popular in Morocco. The macaroons are served during the festivities, Eid or when you receive friends and guests .

Moroccan almond macaroons

These macaroons are loved by every household in Morocco, they are delicious. Almonds are part of the Moroccan cuisine sweet or savory.
Servings 8
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins


  • 250g g Almond flour
  • 3 Egg whites
  • 150 g Icing sugar
  • 1 tsp Blossom water
  • 1 pinch Salt


  • In a bowl, beat the egg whites with icing sugar until they are well combined and smooth.
  • Add a pinch of salt, the blossom water (optional) and whisk.
  • Then start adding the almond flour bit by bit and mixing at the same time. Leave the batter rest for 15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, preheat the oven 180 degrees.
  • Put some baking paper on an oven tray, grease your hands with vegetable oil and start shaping your macaroons into balls (as big as golf balls). Make a little hole in the middle and put a peeled almond in it like seen in the picture.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Leave them to cool before serving them on a nice plate . Enjoy with mint tea or coffee.
Course: biscuits
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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