How To Make French Macarons
Macarons are very difficult to master and bake. This is a great way to show off your baking skills!!
Here are the ingredients...
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1 3/4 cups
Powdered sugar
1 cup
Almond Flour
1 teaspoon (divided)
Salt
3
Egg Whites (room temp)
1/4 cup
Granulated Sugar
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1/2 teaspoon
Vanilla Extract
Optional
Food Coloring
1/2 cup*
Unsalted Butter
1 1/2 cups*
Powdered Sugar
1/2 teaspoon*
Vanilla Extract
1 1/2 tablespoons *
Whole Milk or Heavy Cream
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Prepare batter, pipe, bake, frost, eat!
In a food processor combine powdered sugar, almond flour, and half of salt. Bend until smooth
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Sift the mixture into a separate bowl and set aside
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In a large bowl, beat the egg whites and remaining salt with an electric mixer until soft peaks form
3
Once soft peaks form, gradually add sugar and continue beating on high until stiff peaks form
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Add the vanilla and beat until mixed. Then add the food coloring and beat until just combined
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Add 1/3 of flour mixture into egg white mixture and fold until combined. Repeat for the rest.
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Transfer batter to piping bag and line baking tray with parchment paper
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Pipe Macarons into 1” circles spaced 1” apart on parchment paper
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Tap baking sheet on a flat surface to rid air bubbles. Let them sit 30-60 min. Set oven to 300°F.
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Bake for 17 minuets or until feet are well risen. Transfer to wire rack to let them cool completely.
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Now to make the butter cream (use the starred ingredients*)
In a bowl beat butter until fluffy. Sift in powdered sugar and beat until incorporated.
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Add vanilla, beat to combine. Add 1/2 of the milk at a time and beat. Add to piping bag
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Add a dollop of buttercream to a cookie and top with another cookie. Repeat with remaining macarons.
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Finally, store you macarons in an air tight container for 24 hours. The wait bring out the flavor!
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Why to make these, ingredients, and how to make these
Now you know!! Also, try other flavors and variations to share with friends and family.