Friday, August 14, 2009

Chocolate Mint French Macarons 3

Chocolate Mint French Macarons
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I have been on a macaron baking binge lately. This is latest batch. I made the shells as per this recipe (using the simple French method) but I added 1 tablespoon of dark cocoa powder and 1 teabag of pure mint tea and filled the macarons with nutella. The mint had exactly the right punch for the dark chocolate shell and filling. (I froze the sliced macaron shown above so I could get a clean cut it is impossible to cut a room temperature macaron so well.)When you are grinding the almond meal add the contents of the dry mint tea bag so it is incorporated completely. Add the sifted cocoa powder with the icing sugar in the above linked recipe.

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11 comments:

cass said...

That's a great flavour combination I'd love to try! Can I ask, how do you incorporate the mint teabag? Do you steep it in hot water first?

Julia @ Mélanger said...

Chocolate macarons are my absolute favourite! Lovely....

morgana said...

Mmmmmmmm. It sounds yummy... You are turning into a macaron master.

Megan@Feasting on Art said...

The macarons are looking fantastic! Yum!!!

Olive said...

Hi Audax :)

You are really good at what you do and you're a great "sharer". I have never tried making macarons before, I'll start with these chocolate french macarons, look so yummy...

..and thanks for visiting my blog :)

Olga said...

I came over to comment on your daring cooks challenge, but these look magnificent!!! I'm in awe of anyone who's made them and succeeded.

Rose said...

You HAVE been on a binge! I love it! These look divine! I love mint/chocolate as a combination. Beautifully done ;)

Miss High Heels said...

These look fantastic. I'm a huge Nutella fan so any recipe which lists it as ingredient must be good.

Faery said...

Hello Audax, the macarons can be made using peanut instead nuts? and can I combine peanut and cocoa, for example?

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