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: May 30th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:MacaronsMacaroonsFillingFurnishingCoulisFruitsChocolate
For 150 g, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 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


Stage 1 - 5 min.
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)

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #2
Mix 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.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #3
If you'd like the filling to have a bit more texture, add dried apricots, chopped very small.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #4
Fill macaroons, before the mixture became too stiff.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #5

Chocolate macaroons:

You will need:

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #6
Make 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).

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #7
Bring 20 cl cream to the boil.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Add 150 g chocolate, cut in small pieces.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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Off the heat, stir to melt chocolate thoroughly.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
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Add 15 g butter, and continue stirring to melt it.

Stage 11 - 10 min.
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Leave to cool.

Stage 12 - 10 min.
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Fill macaroons while this chocolate cream is still soft.

Stage 13 - 5 min.
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

Stage 14 - 30 min.
Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #14
Make 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).

Stage 15 - 5 min.
Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #15
Fill macaroons with this cream when it is completely cold.

Stage 16 - 5 min.
Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #16

Blackcurrant macaroons:

You will need:

Stage 17 - 5 min.
Fillings for macaroons : Photo of step #17
Mix 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.

Stage 18
Fill macaroons before the blackcurrant purée becomes too stiff.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
699 Kcal or 2,927 Kj0 gr175 gr0 gr
35 %0 %17 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
466 Kcal or 1,951 Kj0 gr117 gr0 gr
23 %0 %11 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules 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.
This recipe uses (among others)
Fruit coulis (fruit purée)Fruit coulis (fruit purée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Framboisier, Coupe Augustin, Peach Melba, Apricot fool, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, ... All
Jam sugarJam sugar: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Clementine sorbet, Quince paste, ... All
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  • It could be a bit difficult to use water melon because it's very watery.
    Anyway you can try with blended water melon flesh (without seed), with sugar and some gelatin to get something enough thick.
    Posted by jh november 14th 2011 at 08:46 (n° 2)
  • I like 2 use the last version with other recipes also if u can try to get hold of a recipe for water melon fillings
    Posted by nick november 13th 2011 at 08:23 (n° 1)
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