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Lemon Macarons with lemon buttercream

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Snack!!! Lemon Macarons with lemon buttercream
1 cup almond flour
3/4 cup powdered sugar/icing sugar
2 large egg whites
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp lemon zest
1/2 tsp lemon juice
Yellow gel food coloring
For the buttercream
3 tbsp heavy cream
1tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp lemon zest
1/2 tsp vamilla extract/ essence
1/8 tsp salt

In a medium bowl sift together the almond flour and icing sugar twice set aside
In another bowl with whisk attachment, beat egg whites on medium speed until foamy, add cream of tartar and continue to beat slowly add sugar one at a time , icrease the speed to medium high and beat until hard peaks.
Add lemon zest,vanilla,lemon juice and yellow food coloring beat for a minute.
Sift the almond flour mixture over the whipped egg whites. Gently fold the mixture running spatula clockwise from the bottom up the sides and cut the batter in half.
Transfer the batter in a pastry bag fitted with round nozzle tip and pipe 1.5 inch round about an inch apart onto baking sheets with parchment. Tap the baking sheet to remove air bubbles. Rest macarons for 30 minutes until it gets dry. Preheat oven 150C bake for 20 minutes.

For the buttercream
Beat all ingredients in mixing bowl fitted with whisk attachment until peak forms. Transfer to piping bag and sandwich the macarons

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