A Macaron is a small cake or cookie that is made with nuts, ground almonds, etc. These are extremely delicious and tasty sweets that can be enjoyed with a warm cup of coffee. So, if you want to learn how to make this amazing dish, then read our recipe of the day.

Easy French Macarons Recipe Card

Macarons are one of the sweetest and most luscious recipes to prepare at this time, especially when the Christmas vibe is going to hit us soon.

Total Time :
50 min
Preparation Time :
30 min
Cooking Time :
20 min
Servings :
10
Cooking Level :
Medium
Course:
Desserts
Calories:
1000
Cuisine:
French
Author:
Poornima Pandey

Ingredients

  • 200 g Powdered Sugar
  • 32 g Almond Flour
  • Finely Ground
  • Salt To Taste
  • 1 Egg Whites
  • 18 g Granulated Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Drop Pink Gel Food Colouring
  • Vanilla Buttercream
  • 77 g Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tablespoons Heavy Cream

Instructions

Step 1
In a food processor, mix almond flour, about 70 g of powdered sugar and two pinches of salt and process on low speed until very fine powder is formed.
Step 2
Then take the egg white and add 1/4 teaspoon of salt to it and start beating.
Step 3
Stop beating when soft peaks are formed. Gradually keep adding granulated sugar and keep beating simultaneously.
Step 4
Now add the vanilla essence and food colouring and beat to mix it all together.
Step 5
Lastly, add sifted almond flour to the batter and blend it well till a ribbon is formed.
Step 6
Transfer the macaron batter into a piping bag with a round tip.
Step 7
Pipe the macarons on the parchment paper in 3 cm circles with 1 cm distance between each of them.
Step 8
Let the macarons sit in room temperature from about 1 hour and check when they dry out a little.
Step 9
Preheat the oven at 150˚C and then bake the macarons for 20 minutes. Allow them to cool before filling.
Step 10
To make the filling, add the butter and beat it up until it becomes fluffy.
Step 11
Now add the leftover powdered sugar, vanilla essence and mix well. Next add 1 tablespoon of cream and combine it well, then add another spoonful until all the cream is used.
Step 12
Once you achieve a thick consistency, transfer the filling into a piping bag with a round tip.
Step 13
At last, take one of the macaron shells and add the filling to it and cover with another shell.
Step 14
Store these inside an airtight container for 24 hours and enjoy!