almost-vegan macaroons

Firstly, I just spent HOURS trying to write a decent post about Swansea, only for the images to be bums and not load correctly. Sigh.

Secondly, I made macaroons! I used lactose-free milk in preparation for my new vegan diet, without realising the blatantly obvious truth that even lactose-free milk isn't suitable for vegans. Hence why I've never lasted as a vegan for long before now.
I've heard a lot about pre-made macaroon packs where you just add milk and butter and eggs and stuff, but I've never seen the point in using them. However, a couple of days ago I figured I should try them out, and they worked pretty well. If we ignore the fact that they overlapped so much I had to cut them like brownies, pre-made macaroons were a pretty good investment.

((The recipe can be found on the Morrisons cake mix page under macaroons.))

This is what I mean by them overlapping. The mixture wasn't as thick as normal meringue-like macaroons, so I'm completely blaming their appearance on that..

Oops.

After slicing and dividing the macaroons, I decided that I probably shouldn't be allowed to cook again, due to the lack of aesthetic macaroons.

Sigh.

Despite my fail on creating the actual mix, they actually tasted amazing, despite how incredibly un-vegan-like they were.

The macaroons were of a gorgeous raspberry flavour... so good.



Opinions on my talentless sort-of-baking skills on almost-vegan macaroons?

*Sorry for the weak blog post - I only got back from Wales last night and am absolutely shattered. 

6 comments:

  1. They look interesting! Lol I'm sure they were delicious. I absolutely love macaroons! Wish I could bake something like that! :)

    Xoxo. Alexis @ Lexi Swoons

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  2. Hehe! Love your interesting way of baking macaroons. They're definitely not the easiest things to bake from scratch... I speak from experience (Check out my blog post on baking macaroons!) Love your writing style, btw.

    Keep posting!

    ~Natasha
    thestoryofthisgirlslife.blogspot.com

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    1. just checked it out - yours look much better than mine!!

      thank you!

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  3. They do look delicious. Oh if only i can reach through the screen and grab one! LOL! :P drool!

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