Chocolate Orange Macaron Recipe


Chocolate Orange Macaron

Chocolate Orange Macaron Recipe

Chocolate Orange Macarons is rated 5.0 / 5 based on 1 votes.


Make 30-40 small macarons
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes and 30 minutes for the rest mixture


For the Italian Meringue

  • 150g (5oz) aged egg white (make by leaving egg white in a bowl on a bench for 2 days)
  • 400g (14oz) caster sugar
  • 100ml (3 fl oz)water
  • Add food colouring to the meringue if required.

For the Almond Mixture

  • 150g (5oz) fresh egg white
  • 250g (8oz) almond meal / almond flour
  • 250g (8oz)icing sugar

Shell Colouring

  • Any colour

Used the above ingredients to make the macaron shell.

For ganache:

  • 200 g (7 oz) dark chocolate, cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/3 cups of heavy cream
  • 5 teaspoons candied orange peel cut in very small pieces or 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • zest of one orange
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Chocolate Orange Ganache


  1. Create macarons shells based from the basic macaron recipe.
  2. Then start preparing the ganache
  3. Gently mix the chocolate and the heavy cream in a saucepan over low heat.
  4. Stir thoroughly until chocolate is melted.
  5. Allow to cool for few minutes.
  6. Add the orange peel or zest and stir.
  7. Stir in the butter.
  8. Pour the mixture into a bowl and allow to cool for 30 minutes before piping.

Assembly of the macaron

  1. To assemble your macarons, start by garnishing one macaron shell with ganache and cover it with another shell.
  2. Do the same with the rest of the shell.
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