Caramel Apple Macarons

Red Delicious Macarons with caramel buttercream, an apple pie filling and a chocolate stalk and leaf.

Ingredients

Macarons

  • 100g egg whites (approx. 3 egg whites) room temperature
  • 150g - 1 1/2 cups almond meal
  • 105g – 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 155g - 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 4 drops red food gel

Caramel Sauce

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp glucose syrup (or corn syrup)
  • 125 ml - 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, warmed
  • 50g - 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp sea salt flakes

Buttercream

  • 250g - 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 525g - 2 cups icing (confectioners’) sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste
  • 2 tbsp full-cream (whole) milk (at room temperature) (optional, but recommended)

Apple Pie Filling

  • 2 green apples, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Chocolate stalks

  • 3oz semi-sweet chocolate, melted
  • 3 oz green candy melts, melted

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 300ºF. Line 3 trays with baking paper and set aside.
  2. Sift powdered sugar and almond meal into a large bowl. Set aside.

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