Chocolate Macarons - Wicked Wednesday

School Holidays have arrived in Melbourne so time to start baking.  Today we made some delightful Chocolate Macarons, these are very sweet but very yummy.

Enjoy  Julie

Chocolate Macarons

Recipe: (makes 12 +)

  • 300g icing sugar
  • 200g Almond Meal
  • 2 tablespoons Cocoa
  • 5 egg whites (room Temp)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tatar
  • 75g Caster Sugar
  • 175 g Dark Chocolate
  • 3/4 cup Cream


  1. Preheat oven to 150 c or 130 c fan forced.
  2. Line two trays with baking paper
  3. Blend the icing sugar, cocoa and almond meal until very fine, you may require a few batches
  4. Mix egg whites and cream of tatar until soft peaks form, slowly add the caster sugar and mix until disolved.
  5. Fold in the icing sugar mixture in three batches.
  6. Place mixture in a piping bag and pipe 3 cm circles on the baking paper, leaving 3 cm between each Macaron.
  7. Stand the tray at room temperature for 30 minutes
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until firm to touch, remove from oven and allow to cool on the tray
  9. While baking, melt the dark chocolate and cream in a saucepan or microwave until melted and blended, allow to stand at room temperature until you reach a spreadable consistency.
  10. Spread the chocolate on a macaroon and make a macaroon sandwich.
  11. Enjoy