la 12 Dies De Galetes de Nadal: a Christmas Macarons Recipe
Wondering what to do on a lazy Sunday? Make Christmas macarons! Its day three of THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES and right this moment Im that includes these merely beautiful French macarons from Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt. Her delicate inexperienced Christmas timber are stuffed with a vibrant crimson vanilla frosting making them virtually too fairly to eat! Put them into fairly jars with a festive ribbon tied across the rim of the lid or wrap them up in vacation cellophane baggies to provide as gifts.
And, oh joy!, theyre gluten free too! Lets get baking, friends!
Don’t miss Day 1’s Speculoos: Conventional Belgian Spiced Cookies and Day 2’s 3 Festive Chocolate Bark Recipes Youll Need to Make this Vacation Season.
Contributed to Foodista by Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt
1 cup Bob’s Crimson Mill almond flour
1 + cup powdered sugar
3 egg whites room temperature
cup granulated sugar
pinch of salt
tsp cream of tartar
tsp vanilla extract
4 drops leaf inexperienced gel paste color
1/2 cup butter room temperature
1 + 3/4 cups powdered sugar
3 T milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
6 – eight drops tremendous crimson gel paste color
Print out 2 copies of the Christmas tree template here.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Line the 2 templates up beneath of the parchment paper.
Sift collectively the almond flour and powdered sugar. If you cannot discover almond flour you may all the time make it with almonds and a meals processor. Finely grind the almonds and sift via a effective mesh sifter. Discard or snack on any massive pieces.
In a big mixing bowl, add in egg whites. Activate excessive and beat till the egg whites type a smooth peak meringue.
Add within the granulated sugar, sal, vanilla extract, and cream of tartar. Combine on excessive till a stiff peak meringue varieties. I slowly however continuously add within the granulated sugar into the meringue as an alternative of tossing all of it in at once.
Add within the leaf inexperienced gel paste colour and provides it a fast combine to incorporate.
Very calmly and punctiliously fold in a 3rd of the almond flour/powdered sugar into the meringue with a spatula. Repeat with the the rest of the almond flour/powdered sugar combination. All collectively you will need to have about fifty nine turns of this combination. If you occur to do not combine sufficient the macaron shell can be extraordinarily fluffy and cracked. If you occur to over combine, the macaron shell can be extraordinarily flat and won’t type a foot.
Preescalfar el forn a 300 degrees.
Fill a piping bag with the macaron shell filling. I used a #12 wilton tip on the tip of my piping bag. Pipe macaron shells on the baking sheet following the christmas tree template. Pipe the trunk first after which begin from the underside of the tree and shuttle to the very prime of it. Watch the video under to get a greater idea.
Sprinkle a couple of of the edible golden stars onto the freshly piped macarons.
Let the macarons dry till they’re now not cheesy to the contact. It should take 20 minutes to 1 hour.
Place within the oven for about 10 minutes till they now not keep on with the parchment paper.
Let the macaron shells cool.
Match the macaron shells collectively in accordance with dimension and shapes that finest match together.
In a big bowl, add within the butter, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. Combine on medium till included. Flip mixer on excessive and beat for one more 1 – 2 minutes till mild and fluffy.
Add tremendous crimson gel paste meals colour to the frosting. Add sufficient to provide a vivid crimson. Stir to include. Be certain you scrape the underside of the bowl to get all the meals color.
Place frosting in a piping bag with a small tip, akin to a #7 Wilton tip.
Pipe the define of the macarons and fill within the heart. Add the highest shell.
Store in an air tight container.