French macarons ,the confectionery beauties, have a chewy texture in your mouth and can be filled with anything from frosting like jam, buttercream and ganache etc.

Serves:
3-4


Cooking Time:
60 Min


Equipment:

Ingredients

For Macarons

  • Confectioners’ sugar – 2 cups
  • Almond flour – 1 cup
  • Room temperature egg whites – 3 large
  • Salt – 1/8tsp
  • Granulated sugar – 3 Tablespoons
  • Color of your choice – ½ tsp
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp

For Chocolate Whipped Cream

  • Heavy cream– 1 cup
  • Confectioner’s sugar– 4 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract– 1 tsp
  • Cocoa powder– 2 tbsp

How to start!

For Macarons

 Step 1

  • Place the sugar and almond flour in a blender and blend for 30 seconds until fine in texture. Set aside.
    Step 2
  • Beat the egg whites and salt together on medium speed for 1 minute.
  • Switch to high speed and beat until stiff peaks form about 3 minutes.gently fold in the sifted granulated sugar, 1 Tablespoon at a time.
  • On low speed, beat in any flavor or color2 at this point. Do not overmix.
    Step3
  • After fitting your piping bag with the piping tip. Line 2-3 baking sheets
  • Fill the piping bag with the batter and pipe evenly sized rounds onto the baking sheets, around 2-inch circles.
  • Gently tap the bottom of the baking sheets on your counter to rid any large air bubbles.
    Step 4
  • Let the piped rounds sit for at least 45 minutes and up to 1 hour.
  • The air will help the rounds set and form a dry shell.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F (163°C). Bake the macarons for 10 minutes, one baking sheet at a time.

For making chocolate whipped cream

  • Combine all the ingredients in a stand mixer bowl.
  • Use the whisk beater and whip at high speed till soft peaks are formed.Take two macarons and stuff the desired filling in between these to macarons


Let me know your review once your confectionery beauties are ready in your kitchen..