Vegan lime macaroons

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Perfect, easy and delicious vegan lime macaroons.Cocadas de limón vegnas y super fáciles de hacer.

In Mexico we have a typical candy called “cocadas,” these cocadas are a perfect combination of a coconut macaroon and a coconut candy. When I first tasted this recipe for vegan lime macaroons I could only think of my childhood… yes, eating tons and tons of “cocadas”… Now as an adult and following a plant-based diet, I’m happy to report that I will no longer miss my beloved cocadas!!!!

Recipe for vegan lime macaroons

This recipe I’m using AQUAFABA

Can we please give a HUGE PRICE AND A ROUND OF APPLAUSE TO THE PERSON WHO invented this????? How amazing it is that the liquid from a can of cooked garbanzos works as for a binder in this recipe. YES, the aquafaba does the same work as egg whites. Crazy right???

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Cocadas de limón vegnas y super fáciles de hacer.

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Cocadas de limón vegnas y super fáciles de hacer.

So here is the recipe for this amazing, delicious and very easy to prepare

VEGAN LIME MACAROONS

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Vegan lime macaroons

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Amazing, delicious, very easy to prepare macaroons. This recipe tastes like a Mexican cocada. 

Servings: 12 macaroons
Author: Piloncillo&Vainilla

Ingredients

  • ½ cup aquafaba the liquid inside a can of chickpeas
  • 1 cup sugar white sugar, look for vegan
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 4 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • zest of 1 large lime or lemon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a large pot add the aquafaba, the sugar, the vanilla extract, the salt, and coconut oil. Turn on to medium heat and mix until the sugar completely dissolves.
  3. Remove from the heat and add the shredded coconut and the lemon zest. Mix until the coconut absorbs all the liquid and a thick batter forms. Let it cool and begin to form small balls of batter with a spoon or an ice cream scoop.
  4. Put the uncooked macaroons on a baking sheet prepared with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  5. Put in the oven for 25 minutes or until fully golden brown on top.
  6. Remove and allow them to cool for at least half hour.
  7. Enjoy

Recipe Notes

You can also use home cooked garbanzo liquid.

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