Macaronade mixture


Macaronade mixture
Macaronade is the sweet almond and egg-white mixture (inspired by macarons (the original french macaroons) that French pâtissiers use as a topping on cakes and brioches. It forms a delicious crust when baked.
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Last modified on: November 25th 2020

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For 230 g, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 115 g 230 g 460 g 690 g
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
2 min.2 min.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 min.
Macaronade mixture
In a bowl, mix 100 g ground almonds and 100 g caster sugar with a whisk.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Macaronade mixture
Add 30 g egg white and mix well with a soft spatula until it makes a fairly thick paste.

Your "macaronade" is ready for use.

Stage 3
Macaronade mixture
Typical use: a thin layer on the surface of a cake (here a pistachio cake) before baking.
Remarks
Depending on the quality and age of your almonds, you may need to alter the quantity of egg white to get the right consistency. I suggest you start by putting half the stated quantity in the bowl, then add more as you need.

You can vary this recipe by using ground hazelnuts instead of almonds.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,047 Kcal or 4,384 Kj21 gr118 gr55 gr
52 %8 %11 %8 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
455 Kcal or 1,905 Kj9 gr51 gr24 gr
23 %3 %5 %4 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Nuts, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 230 g : 2.17 €

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Apple macaronade
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This gratin-style apple pudding has an almond "macaronade" crust for a delicious combination of flavours.
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Pistachio cake
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Here's a loaf-style cake made with a classic batter, flavoured with pistachio (of course), and with a crunchy "macaronade" topping.
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This recipe uses (among others)
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fraisier (French strawberry cake), Sushi, Plum and almond panna cotta, Poppy seed and lemon cake, Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Checkerboard biscuits, Chocolate almond cookies, Arlesian Biscuits, Linzer torte, Financier batter, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pavlova, Amiens macaroons, Succès praliné (praline meringue), Almond macaroon cake, Almond tuiles, ... All
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