"If you find the newer editions of Wiley Publishing's Baking textbook (I've seen it online on Amazon) it comes with software that does exactly this: It was the final project in that class when I went to Le Cordon Bleu/CCA in San…"
"Manischewitz Coconut Almond Macaroons for Hanukkah!!! And a Passover too :^)
- Some members of my family like the chocolate ones better, but I am a purist at heart...
Also: Pfefferneuse from my mom's Settlement House Cook Book recipe w. extra…"
"In MY house, we had Manischewitz almond coconut and chocolate macaroons during the Jewish holidays - so it's a comfort food for me.
If you want the kind that are like softer coconut haystacks, you can use packaged sweetened grated coconut and…"
"Whole Foods sometimes has them in their bulk foods section and I have also seen them in smaller quantities on Amazon and on some of the health food and vitamin supplement websites. Try going a web search for "raw cacao beans":
Here's the standard mix I learned from my great Cakes Chef/Instructor John at Le Cordon Bleu:
50% chocolate by weight (Dark works best: can use white or milk (see notes below)
50% Corn syrup by weight (Light Karo Syrup works well. Some…"