Gingerbread Latte Macarons | Josh Pan




Introduction: Gingerbread Latte Macarons | Josh Pan

About: Hi! I'm Josh Pan, just a typical college student in California. I go to school at UCSD, which is close to home, so I return home often. I like to cook and bake over the weekends, and I'm hoping to find some pe…

In this Instructable, I will be going over how to make Gingerbread Latte Macarons. These macarons are a delicious blend of milk, coffee, and gingerbread spices. They are perfect for any holiday gifts or gatherings. Enjoy! Like, Share, and Subscribe to my YouTube Channel!! @joshpancooking

Step 1: Gather the Ingredients

The ingredients for this recipe are...

Gingerbread Spice:

  • 1 Tsp Ginger Powder
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Allspice


  • 2 Large Egg Whites
  • 40g Superfine Sugar
  • 120g Powdered Sugar
  • 70g Almond Meal
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 Tsp Instant Coffee
  • 1 Tsp Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Tsp Dry Milk
  • 1 Tsp Gingerbread Spice


  • 1/2 Bar Butter
  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Tbsp Heavy Cream
  • A Bit Extra Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 Tsp Instant Coffee
  • 1/2 Tsp Gingerbread Spice

Step 2: Make the Spice Mix

For the gingerbread spice, mix together the...

  • ginger powder
  • ground cinnamon
  • ground nutmeg
  • allspice

Step 3: Mix the Dry Ingredients

The dry ingredients for this recipe are...

  • Almond Meal
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Instant Coffee
  • Dry Milk
  • Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Tsp Gingerbread Spice

Step 4: Deal With the Eggs

Now, separate the egg whites into the bowl of a mixer, and add your superfine sugar. Beat on medium high speed until glossy stiff peaks form.

Step 5: Mix Everything Together

Sift your dry ingredients into the egg mixture, and fold until you form a molten-like batter that globs down when your lift your spatula out of the bowl. The batter should slowly flow to form into the shape of the bowl (see video for visual representation).

Step 6: Pipe the Macarons

Fill your batter into a piping bag fitted with a medium-large tip, and pipe into slightly larger than quarter sized mounds onto parchment paper or silicon baking mats. Tap your pans on a counter a few times to remove air bubbles and flatten cookies, and allow to rest on the counter until dry. During the humid season, you may want to blow a fan over the top of the macarons to increase the speed of drying. The surface of the macaron should be dry and not break to the touch.

Step 7: Bake

Bake your macarons at 300-305 degrees Fahrenheit for 18-20 minutes or until they lift almost cleanly off of the pan.

Step 8: Prepare the Buttercream

In the bowl of a mixer, beat your butter (room temperature) until nice and fluffy. Sift and mix in your powdered sugar on low speed in two separate rounds. Then, add in your vanilla extract and if necessary, your heavy cream. Finally, in a small cup (like a shot glass), mix together your gingerbread spice and instant coffee. Then add in just enough heavy cream to dissolve. Spoon your mixture into the buttercream and mix until smooth.

Step 9: Assemble the Macarons

Once your macaron cookies have cooled, fill your buttercream into a piping bag and pipe your filling onto the cookies in small mounds. Sandwich two cookies together, and you have a completed cookies.

Step 10: Enjoy!

And that's it! We are done!

These macarons are great for parties, gatherings, showing off, being bourgeois, making friends, or self-indulgence. If this video/Instructable was helpful, please <3 it, and subscribe. Also, find me on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and YouTube @joshpancooking. The greatest gift to me would be if everyone subscribed to my YouTube Channel. Well, thanks for your time, and I shall see you all soon. Goodbye!

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    picture perfect17
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    8 years ago

    That looks so yummm.
    Now I want some...???????


    8 years ago on Introduction

    wonderful job, can't wait to try this! thanks for the easy to follow step-by-step instructions!


    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Aww thanks [: Check out my other macaron instructables too! And also check out my channel on YouTube <3