I had assumed that where I went wrong last time was that I hadn't whipped the batter enough, as they're dairy free and just use eggs and air to give them height, and thought maybe I'd been a bit overzealous with the
I'm not sure what it is I'm doing wrong. I swear by the recipe book* they come from, but I just can't get this recipe to come out right. So, by a process of elimination I reckon it's got to be due to the cooking time (you can't work by colour as I usually do as they don't brown), temperature (maybe my fan oven is a bit hot?) or I just need to keep whipping!
I think next time I might just cheat and add some baking powder or use self-raising flour to try and get some rise in them. Either that or I'll use a standard coffee cupcake recipe and substitute in dairy-free marg instead. However I am determined to perfect the art of the dairy-free cupcake!!
This weekend I'm planning on attempting my first ever macarons, so wish me luck!
*please note this is an amazon associate link