French Macarons Recipe- Tutorial

French Macarons Recipe- Tutorial
Macarons are amazing little pillows of indulgence. Even though Macarons are among one of my favorite desserts, I’ve always been hesitant to actually make them. French Macaron Recipe Tutorial! I wanted to make them and share my experience in a tutorial. Please see my Pumpkin Spice Macarons on a post that I made here. Macarons have gotten a reputation that the can be “difficult to work with” in show business so many admirers leave it up to the professionals to bake them. Well I’ve got great news, you now can make them anytime follow my simple tutorial. The trick is to actually FOLLOW the EXACT directions down to a science and they should turn out to be tiny morsels of bliss for your next tea party with your little girl or event!! A french macarons recipe process is very sensitive, so again…please follow instructions precisely.
Yay, right?!?….macarons are so much fun!
Make sure you have all your ingredient before starting! The ones made in this tutorial are in Autumn or Halloween type colors.
Prep: 1-2hrs
Bake Time: 10 min (depending on oven)
Oven Temperature:  280 degrees F
2/3 cups almond meal or ground almonds
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
3 large egg whites 
5 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Parchment Paper
Food Coloring of choice (optional)
STEP 1. Trace 1 inch circles on the back side of parchment paper that you will be using as your baking sheet liner. Trace them about 1.5 inches apart in rows as wide as your sheet, yet still have room for macarons to grow while baking.
STEP 2. SIFT {very important} the almond meal and powdered sugar mixture twice through a mesh sieve.
STEP 3. Beat egg whites on high, gradually add granulated sugar tablespoon by tablespoon.
Form stiff peaks.
STEP 4. FOLD {very important} in almond mixture, add half then add the rest. Fold, do not over mix keep it fluffy. DO NOT OVER MIX {very important}
– add your food coloring (optional)
STEP 5. Pipe 1.5 inch rounds on parchment paper. Let sit out on counter for at least 20 min….up to 45min before baking.
STEP 6. Pre-heat oven 280 degrees. Bake for 15 min depending on oven. Leave oven door open after 2min.
Vanilla filling
Vanilla filling:
7 Tablespoons butter
2 egg whites
3 1/2 Tablespoon Milk
1/4 cup sugar
Teaspoon Vanilla
STEP 1. Wisk together egg, milk, sugar over medium heat, until thick like pudding.
STEP 2. Then add butter little by little. Med heat bring to boil then remove and set aside until cool.
STEP 3. Finally add vanilla.
STEP 4. Pipe in between cookie shells.
 Enjoy! I hope that you like this post and that it was helpful to you in some way. Please leave a comment below to let me know you have visited. Thank you so much for visiting, let me know if you have questions. Have a wonderful day!!! 🙂
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