Egg White Substitute, Aquafaba?

I would love to make this recipe, but I am also allergic to eggs. Can I sub aquafaba for the egg whites? If so, how much? Thank you!!!

Rai Smith
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Amanda H. November 22, 2020
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Lori T. November 21, 2020
I don't see any reason why you couldn't substitute it. I would chill the aquafaba overnight, and add a pinch of cream of tartar to help stabilize the foam. I've used this as a sub for meringue a few times, quite successfully, and a macaron is at heart just a variant of meringue cookie.
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