How to Make Flavour Variations for Macarons
Delight your guests by giving them a wondrous treat, a flavourful
macaron made by you of course, complemented with variation of flavours
that makes them go wow.
There are 3 ways to make flavour variations for macarons
- By sprinkling an added component on to macaron shells.
- By adding a powder to make the ingredients dry when making the
- By adding a filling.
The easiest way to add more flavour to your macarons is by sprinkling
something onto the macaron shell before it dries. Choose a light
topping or something that can be finely chopped.
Here are the example of toppings you may use for sprinkling
- coloured sugar
- finely chopped nuts
- crushed candied flowers
- cocoa nibs
- cocoa powder
- poppy seeds
- fruit powder
Adding a dry powder can add more flavour to your macarons, this makes
the ingredients dry easily. Make sure the component is dry because
having additional moisture to the mixture can ruin the batter.
Here are the example of dry ingredients you may use for folding into
- ground tea such as macha or chai
- raspberry powder
- spices, such as cinnamon, or black pepper
- pistachio flour or hazelnut flour
There are wide range of filling that you may add to your macarons.
You may use a ganache or fresh fruit fillings.
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