Wine Soup with Macaroons
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INGREDIENTS
  • Macaroons:
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 ounces finely chopped almonds
  • 3 drops almond extract
  • 1 tsp melted shortening
  • Soup:
  • 1 pint white wine
  • 1 pint water
  • 1 small stick cinnamon
  • 1 thin slice fresh ginger
  • 1-2 whole cloves
  • Rind of 1 lemon...rough chop
  • 2 T sugar
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
DIRECTIONS
  1. Macaroons:
  2. Beat egg white.
  3. Add sugar gradually, beating constantly.
  4. Add almonds, extract and shortening - mix well.
  5. Cover cookie sheet with Reynolds parchment paper.
  6. Drop by teaspoonful onto parchment.
  7. Bake at 275' for 30-45 minutes.
  8. Soup:
  9. Combine first 7 ingredients, mix well and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
  10. Disolve cornstarch in 1 T water and add to wine.
  11. Bring to boil and remove from heat.
  12. Temper eggs and add to wine, mixing thoroughly.
  13. Strain.
  14. To serve, place 2-3 macaroons in bowl and pour soup over them.