Violet-Blackcurrant Macaron Recipe


Delicious Violet-blackcurrant Macarons

Violet-blackcurrant Macaron Recipe

Violet Blackcurrant Macarons is rated 3.6 / 5 based on 18 votes.


Make 30-40 small macarons
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes and 1 hour 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

  • Pinch of violet food colouring

Used the above ingredients to make the macaron shell.

For ganache:

  • 100g (3.5oz) of white chocolate
  • 60g (2oz) of fresh blackcurrants
  • 1oz (30g) of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon of violet essence

Mouthwatering Violet-blackcurrant Macarons


  1. Create macarons shells based from the basic macaron recipe.
  2. Then, start preparing the ganache by melting chocolate with cream in a saucepan under low heat.
  3. Add violet essense on the mixture.
  4. Combine the mixture with blackcurrants and let it cool in room temperature.

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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