Increase the speed to high and add the superfine sugar about a half tablespoon at a time while beating until stiff peaks form. Parchment paper or a macaron silicon baking mat. They’re so fun to make so I hope you’re able to try them! Follow my step by step visuals for these crisp and pleasantly chewy macarons filled with sweet and tangy cream cheese filling. Was it anything over-the-moon spectacular? Once you no longer see any dry ingredients, add the remaining flour mixture and fold it into the batter until a ribbon “figure 8” holds into the batter without breaking (as in, you can draw a figure 8 without the batter breaking), and then disappears (folds back into itself) within 15-20 seconds. The batter will be smooth, sticky, and glossy. This recipe makes 12 macarons, but the recipe can easily be doubled. Place the almond flour, powdered sugar and cocoa powder in the bowl of a food processor and process until fine. Add in red food coloring and salt. Ingredients 1 cup almond flour 3/4 cup powdered sugar 1 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder 2 egg whites 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 1/4 cup sugar 1 TBSP red food coloring Well, I don’t have all the answers, but one thing to consider would be your climate. While the baking mat required it bit more gentle care in peeling the macarons off the mat. As you pipe, hold the piping tip close to the paper (about 1 inch from the paper. Bake at 300 for 16-18 minutes. Pipe a bit … Welcome to this delicious corner of the internet! posted in: Christmas, Cookies, Fourth of July, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Sweets, Valentine's Day // Vanilla from Madagascar has a sweet, creamy flavor with velvety after tones. A skin will form over the top of the macarons, which prevents air from escaping.  The air is pushed out the bottom of the cookie, creating their signature feet. Que my *slight* bragging: when I was 18 I had the pleasure of eating a real French macaron! Using a circular piping tip, holding the piping bag vertically pipe the macarons into 1.5-2 inch circles. Sift the almond flour mixture into a medium bowl and discard any large pieces. But don’t you worry, we will master these macarons together! egg white powder + 1/2 cup warm water OR 4 egg whites + 1 tbsp. baking cocoa Red gel food coloring. *. I inherited my mother’s love of baking at a young age, which is why I’m taking part in the Nielsen-Massey Vanillas #BaketoShare campaign. (Can use hand mixer or stand mixer). The batter will become runnier as you fold. To complete the subscription process, please click the link in the email I just sent you. I’ve never made red velvet anything, and I’ve always wanted to make macarons, so I’m tempted to give these a try! Peppermint Red Velvet Macarons from The Crumby Kitchen Rum Spiked Eggnog Cupcakes from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks Salted Caramel German Chocolate Dessert Shooter … Red Velvet French Macarons with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling from The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen; Red Velvet Ice Cream Sandwiches from Cravings of a Lunatic; Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies from Magnolia Days; Red Velvet Sugar Cookie Bars from Chocolate Moosey; Red Wine Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting from The Urban Mrs. Let's get cooking! Design by Purr. For the macaron shells: 300g ground almonds. So whether you have or haven’t had the pleasure of eating a macaron, it’s time to dive in and make them ourselves! Macarons are visually unique because of their “feet”. This post is sponsored by Nielsen-Massey Vanillas. When the macarons are smooth and dry to the touch, bake for 20 minutes. We are going to make legit French Red Velvet Macarons. Add in the shreeded coconut, vanilla and red food coloring. Red velvet macarons with ermine frosting. If the temperature is too low the macarons won’t bake properly. A elegant little dessert perfect for bridal showers and tea parties! Top with the additional macarons and press down gently. I already had Almond Meal in my pantry — so that saved on my total price…but even if I had to buy Almond Meal, it’s only $8 for a large bag! Red Velvet Macarons These Red Velvet Macarons are classic French macarons filled with a delicious cream cheese icing and the flavors of red velvet cake. However, that’s not my point. // Pour 1/3 of the dry ingredients into the egg white mixture. Nielsen-Massey has been in business since 1907 and has a reputation for quality and consistency in their pure vanillas and flavors. Before we jump into how we go about making these beauties, I want to give a fair warning, making macarons is difficult; not because it requires techniques that are hard to accomplish. (I pulled mine out around 17 minutes). Hi, I’m Marcie! So festive for the holiday season! To make the cream cheese frosting, cream the butter and cream cheese together until smooth. They turned out wonderfully, and had big red velvet flavor!