About Tricolor Macaroons Recipe:Macaroons are small biscuit/cookie- like sweet snack that you can relish along with a cup of tea. Originating from the french cuisine, macaroons are now popular globally in different flavours, coatings and stuffed with everything from hazelnut to strawberries. Here is a macaroon recipe with a Indian twist, specially curated in tricolor on the occasion of Republic day.
Ingredients Of Tricolor Macaroons 1 Cup almond flour 1.5 cup powdered sugar 3 egg whites 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 3 tbsp white sugar green food colour orange food colour white food colour For cream cheese filling: 2 tbsp unsalted butter 100 gms cream cheese 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp heavy cream
Prepare macaron shells: 1.In a bowl mix together almond flour and powdered sugar. 2.Start beating the egg whites using the wire whisk. As the egg white starts to foam a little, add cream of tartar. In a while, the egg whites will develop a shaving cream like consistency, start adding sugar. 3.Fold in the almond flour-sugar mixture into the egg whites in 3 parts. The batter should not be runny, it should be slightly thick. 4.Divide batter into 3 parts, leave one as such and add green and orange food coloring to remaining 2 and mix to combine. Transfer 3 colored batters to 3 different piping bags fitted with 1/2 inch round tip. Pipe the batter onto the cookie sheets. 5.Let the macarons sit at room temperature for 45 minutes Preheat oven to 300 F degrees. Once the shells have dried completely, bake macarons (one sheet at a time) at 300 F degrees for 15-17 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
Prepare cream cheese filling: 1.Beat butter and cream cheese till smooth and creamy. Add powdered sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. 2.Add vanilla extract and mix till combined. Also add white food color. 3.Add heavy cream, 1 teaspoon at a time till you get the desired consistency. The filling should remain thick, so don't add too much liquid.
Fill the macarons: 1.Remove the macaron shells from the parchment paper once they have cooled completely. 2.Fill them with prepared cream cheese filling and enjoy!
Key Ingredients: almond flour, powdered sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar, white sugar, green food colour, orange food colour, white food colour, unsalted butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, heavy cream