There are some days where all I want to do is eat Chocolate. Okay, there are more days than I’d like to admit that I wish I could eat Chocolate. It’s an ongoing battle I fight internally. The good news is science is confirming the benefits of Chocolate. Especially on days like today. Sure, the weather is unusually fantastic here in Canada for February, but I still can’t shake my SAD (seasonal anxiety disorder). In an attempt to remedy this, I booked a flight to the Caribbean; not even joking.
But you don’t have to book a flight to an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean just to get a little taste of heaven. Well, you can if you really want to. I won’t judge. I may go with, but I won’t judge. But seriously, all you have to do to get a little taste of heaven all for your self and hit that Chocolate spot just right, is to make these light and delicious Nutella Macarons. These little light, crunchy, chocolaty puffs of Nutella goodness are perfect any time, any day. Every day even, if it makes you feel better. Again, I won’t judge.
Macarons may look difficulty level 10 but they’re not. You could make these in your sleep if you wanted to. Okay, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration. You do want to make sure that you don’t over-fold and deflate the egg whites, and you want to make the little pillows of goodness sit before you bake them. They do take a little effort but it’s effort that pays off in a deliciously satisfying way.
The best part is the assembly. Spooning Nutella out of the jar, by the spoonful and right into your mouth. oops. You can whip it up with some powder sugar, but I don’t think you really need it because Nutella is sweet enough, just as it is.
If you can even make it that far.
How do you like your Nutella?