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Fillings for macaroons

Fillings for macaroons

The macaroons recipe shows how to make these small cakes, and gives the example of a raspberry filling. Here are several other possibilities:

Apricot macaroons, Chocolate macaroons, Mint macaroons, Blackcurrant macaroons.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 150 g, you will need:

Change for: 50 g 75 g 150 g 300 g 450 g

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1 hour 36 min.10 min.15 min.2 hours 1 min.
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Step by step recipe

1 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #1

Apricot macaroons:

You will need:
  • 30 half macaroons, coloured orange
  • 50 g jam sugar
  • 100 g apricot purée
  • 2 dried apricots (optional)
5 min.
2 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #2Mix 50 g jam sugar with with 100 g of apricot purée, put in a pan over high heat, and bring to the boil.

Boil while stirring continuously for 3 minutes, then leave to cool and thicken.
5 min.
3 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #3If you'd like the filling to have a bit more texture, add dried apricots, chopped very small. 5 min.
4 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #4Fill macaroons, before the mixture became too stiff. 10 min.
5 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #5

Chocolate macaroons:

You will need:
5 min.
6 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #6Make the macaroons as usual, but include 1 teaspoon cocoa powder in the almond-sugar mix, and add a drop of red colouring to egg whites before beating them (brown colour of cocoa will then be deeper). 5 min.
7 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #7Bring 20 cl cream to the boil. 5 min.
8 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #8Add 150 g chocolate, cut in small pieces. 5 min.
9 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #9Off the heat, stir to melt chocolate thoroughly. 3 min.
10 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #10Add 15 g butter, and continue stirring to melt it. 3 min.
11 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #11Leave to cool. 10 min.
12 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #12Fill macaroons while this chocolate cream is still soft. 10 min.
13 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #13

Mint macaroons:

What you need:
  • 30 half macaroons, coloured green
  • crème pâtissière (confectioner's custard) made with 2 egg yolks
  • a handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 4 drops of green colouring
5 min.
14 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #14Make a classic confectioner's custard, but add mint leaves (cut small with scissors) to the milk before heating it, and add the 4 drops of green colouring to cream, just before cooking.

You will then have a mint crème pâtissière (confectioner's custard).
30 min.
15 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #15Fill macaroons with this cream when it is completely cold. 5 min.
16 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #16

Blackcurrant macaroons:

You will need:
5 min.
17 Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #17Mix 50 g jam sugar with 100 g of blackcurrant purée, put in a pan on high heat, and bring to the boil.

Boil while stirring continuously for 3 minutes, then leave to cool and thicken.
5 min.
18 Fill macaroons before the blackcurrant purée becomes too stiff.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2640 gr66 gr0 gr
13 %0 %6 %0 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1760 gr44 gr0 gr
9 %0 %4 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 150 g : 0.61 €

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Source: Home made
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