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Macarons & Chocolate Ganache Filling

This is one for the macaron beginner! These popular bite-sized macarons are so straight forward to make and they dont break the bank either. Try my delicate almond meringue cookie recipe with a rich dark chocolate ganache centre.Home made macarons are a wonderful way to show how much you care. That special someone will feel the love, so even more reason why you should give the coolest cookies in the world a try. “IIs sont magnifiques”.

Macarons & Chocolate Ganache Filling
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Recipe
PRE TIME: 1 hr 20 min
COOKING TIME: 30 min
TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 50 min
4 SERVING
Ingredients:
  • Macarons
  • 3 Large Egg White (90g)
  • 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar (65g)
  • 2/3 cup Almond Flour (85g)
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar (150g)
  • ㅤDark Chocolate Ganache
  • 8 oz. Dark Chocolate
  • 4 oz. Heavy Cream
  • 1 pinch Salt
Directions:
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Preheat oven to 250°F/120°C.
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【Make the Macaron】Put clean egg whites in the bowl of a stand mixer.
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With the whisk attachment, mix egg whites on medium.
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When egg whites are foamy and start to form peaks, slowly stream in granulated sugar.
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Turn mixer up to high and whip meringue to stiff peaks. Do not over whip.
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Stiff peaks.
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Sift the powdered sugar with the almond flour together. If the almond flour is lumpy, pulse in a food processor with the powdered sugar.
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Continue to fold until the mix looks like molten lava, or until batter falls off the spatula in a smooth stream, and you can make a figure 8 with it.
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Pipe onto a sheet tray covered with parchment.
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Lightly tap the tray to remove air bubbles.
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Rest until a skin forms on top of the cookies, 10-20 minutes, depending on humidity.
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Bake approximately 25-30 minutes until the cookies are set and dry inside.
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【Dark Chocolate Ganache】Break up chocolate.
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Chop chocolate until about chocolate chip sized.
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Bring cream to a simmer.
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Mix cream and chocolate.
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Allow to sit one minute, then pulse, scraping down the sides, until smooth.
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Pour into a piping bag, removing air bubbles.
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Fill macarons.
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Enjoy!
Note:
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use a high quality dark chocolate at least 75% chocolate .
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