Monday, May 20, 2013

Green tea macarons

I'm glad I can share these green tea macarons with friends, I use sweet matcha green tea as ingredients  and filling with simple white chocolate ganache/spread.


Ingredients :
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon almond flour
- 2 1/4 teaspoon matcha powder
- 2 egg white room temperature
- 5 tablespoon granulated sugar

filling :
- 4 ounces white chocolate morsel
- 1/4 cup whipping cream
- 1 tablespoon butter





Preparations :
- Line two cookies sheet with parchment paper
combine powdered sugar,almond flour and  matcha powder in a food processor,pulse into fine powder
sift mixture into medium bowl,discard large pieces

- beat egg whites in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until foamy,beat with vanilla add granulated sugar,beating at high speed 2-3 minutes until mixture foam stiff,shiny peaks

- add half of flour mixture to egg whites stir with spatula to combine ( about 12 strokes) repeat with remaining flour mixture make about 15 strokes ( do not over mix or under mix )

- attach 1/2 inch plain tip to piping bag,scoop batter into bag pipe 1-inch circles about 2-inch apart onto prepare cookie sheets,rap cookies sheet on flat surface to remove air bubbles and set aside,let macarons rest uncovered,until tops harden slightly,this takes from 15 minutes to an hour in more humid condition,when the batter does not stick,macarons are ready to bake

- preheat oven to 350 f,place rack in center of oven,bake 13 minutes to 15 minutes,rotating cookies sheet  halfway trough baking time. cool completely on cookies sheets



- for filling place white chocolate morsel in medium bowl,heat cream and butter to a simmer in small sauce pan,pour over chocolate,let stand 3 minutes,stir until smooth,let stand about 15 minutes or so until spreadable
- match same size cookies,pipe or spread filling on flat side of one cookie and top with another

5 comments:

Navaneetham Krishnan said...

Oh, oh, oh!!! I am lost for words. These are real beauties. Oh Man, I wish I can bake like you for the lovable outcome. Than again, I better stick to my sambal belacan.

Rafeeda AR said...

wow... such lovely looking macaroons...

Brooke Schweers said...

Yum I LOVE macrons and the idea of making green tea flavoured ones sounds incredible!!

Ramona W said...

Beautiful and delicious looking. I am still so impressed with your macaron skills. Well done. :)

Angie Schneider said...

Perfect macarons with beautiful 'feet'! Love the white chocolate ganache filling.