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Thoothukudi Macaroons Recipe

Such a delicious treat which is a melt in mouth macaroons. The macaroons are crispy on the outside and they have cashews all over them so tasty.
4.80 from 10 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 20 macaroons


  • Egg whites - from 2
  • Caster Sugar - ½ cup use regular sugar which you powdered in blender
  • Cashews - ½ cup
  • Salt a pinch
  • Vanilla Extract few drops optional


  • Preheat oven to 100 degree C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Take cashews in a blender and pulse them few times till they are coarse.
  • Take egg whites in a clean dry bowl and beat till it is got airy it will take around 2 mins
  • Now add sugar spoonful at a time and beat till it is combined.
  • Keep adding sugar a spoonful at a time.
  • The mix will get light and airy and mousse like.
  • It will get shiny. Keep whisking till the mixture is thick.
  • Now add in salt, cashews and vanilla.
  • fold gently.
  • Spoon it in a piping bag and pipe out small macaroons in the tray.
  • Now pop this in oven and cook for 1 hour and 30 mins. Now turn off the oven and let the macaroons sit in the oven and cool completely for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Once they are cooled remove it and store in a air tight container.


1)The bowl and beater used to beat egg whites should be clean and dry.
2)Use room temp eggs for this recipe.
3)Use fine sugar like caster sugar or blend the sugar in blender to a fine mix before using.
4)Blend the egg whites without any sugar for 2 mins till it is airy and frothy. Then start adding sugar.
5)Add sugar spoonful at a time and keep blending.
6)Blend till all the sugar is well mixed and it is dissolved.
7)The mix should be very thick and stiff and shiny.
8)You can add powdered cashews or almonds in this.
9)Once you put the tray in oven, never ever open the oven door.
10)Put the macaroons in the middle rack.
11)Once the macaroons are baked, let it stay in the oven for 3 to 4 hours so it will get crispy.
12)Store in a air tight container for upto a week.
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