Nutella Macarons (Chocolate Hazelnut French Macarons)

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Introduction: Nutella Macarons (Chocolate Hazelnut French Macarons)

Step 1: CHOCOLATE MACARONS

90g Egg Whites

1/4tsp Salt

56g Caster Sugar

65g Ground Almonds

156g Icing Sugar

20g Cocoa Powder

Mix the icing sugar, ground almonds, and cocoa powder together in a food processor. Sift the mixture 3 times to remove any lumps. Add the egg whites and salt to a stand mixer and whisk on a medium speed until pale and frothy. Slowly add the caster sugar and mix on a high speed for 2 minutes (stiff peak stage). Add half of the sifted mixture to the egg whites and gently fold together (10 folds approx). Add the remaining dry mixture and fold until the consistency resembles lava (30 folds approx). Pipe onto a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper. Tap the tray against the work surface to remove any air bubbles and leave to sit for 30 minutes - 1 hour to form a skin. Bake at 170 degrees C for 10-15 minutes. Leave to cool before removing from the greaseproof paper.

Step 2: NUTELLA GANACHE

300g Nutella

235ml Heavy Cream

Bring the cream to boil in a saucepan. Pour over the Nutella and mix until homogeneous.

Step 3: FILL

Fill the macaroons with the Nutella ganache.

Step 4: ENJOY

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    13 Comments

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    cdrobsonjr
    cdrobsonjr

    4 years ago

    This must be coming from someone outside the USA. Nobody here has any idea what castor sugar is or what would be an appropriate substitute. Any help please?

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    souzeque
    souzeque

    Reply 4 years ago

    Confectioner's or icing sugar.

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    ElaineD57
    ElaineD57

    Reply 1 year ago

    I know you asked this years ago, but for anyone new coming across the recipe, caster sugar is NOT confectioner's or icing sugar, it's Superfine sugar (Domino's makes it in the US, as do other, local, companies). Confectioner's sugar is TOO fine, the texture will be different.

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    brunoszeg
    brunoszeg

    4 years ago

    looks so tasty

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    TreatFactory
    TreatFactory

    Reply 4 years ago

    :) You should give them a try!

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    vicbab
    vicbab

    Reply 4 years ago

    I'm making this macarons, how many shells do you get from this ingredients? What diameter? Thanks a lot!

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    doodlecraft
    doodlecraft

    4 years ago

    Oh my goodness, I love you!

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    TreatFactory
    TreatFactory

    Reply 4 years ago

    :D haha thanks, I'm glad you like them!

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    lgarrison5
    lgarrison5

    4 years ago

    I have never had a macaron... I've seen them, but never had one. I may try these

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    TreatFactory
    TreatFactory

    Reply 4 years ago

    You should give them a try. They can be tricky to make but they're totally worth it!

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    JulianAzz
    JulianAzz

    4 years ago

    Looks so Good... well done!

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    TreatFactory
    TreatFactory

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thank you :)

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    friedcoffee
    friedcoffee

    4 years ago

    Anything about coffee and I am going to love it, anyhow!!!