How to prepare


Ingredients

  • 28 pcs Loukoumi Geroskipou PGI
  • 25 g ground almonds
  • 175 g icing sugar
  • a pinch of red food-colouring powder
  • 90 g egg whites
  • 75 g granulated sugar

Instructions

  • Recipe Loukoumi Gerospikou - step 1

    For preparing the macarons, a food processor is ideal. Put the ground almonds, icing sugar and food colouring in the food processor and mix well.

  • recipe loukoumi gerospikou step 2 C

    Beat the egg whites with the granulated sugar in a mixer at medium- high speed until firm.
    Fold the almond mixture into the egg whites until they are blended together nicely. The batter should have the consistency of lava.

  • Recipe Loukoumi Gerospikou - step 2

    Fill a piping bag with the batter and pipe circles measuring 3 cm in diameter onto a silicone mat on a baking tray.

  • recipe loukoumi step 3b

    Tap the baking tray twice on a flat surface to remove the air bubbles from the batter and set aside for 30 minutes.
    Bake for 19 minutes in an oven preheated to 140 °C.

  • Recipe Loukoumi Gerospikou - step 3

    Cut circles measuring 4 cm in diameter from the Loukoumi and press them between two macaron halves. This recipe makes approximately 28 macarons.

  • Recipe Loukoumi Gerospikou - step 4

    Enjoy, it's Loukoumi Geroskipou PGI macarons!


Reasons to love Loukoumi Geroskipou PGI

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Produced on the southwest shore of Cyprus, Loukoumi Geroskipou PGI is a gelatinous confectionery with a sweet taste. Available in a variety of flavours, the product is cut into bite-sized rectangular pieces and coated in powdered sugar or shredded coconut.

Firm at the touch, the soft sweetness of Loukoumi Geroskipou PGI is unveiled when placed on the tongue.

Although the loukoumi is distributed across the world, visitors still flock to the town from near and far to taste the little gems of Geroskipou.