Macarons with Nutella

Macarons with Nutella®

A special baking challenge
Macaroons are very delicate thanks to their meringue-based confection. A refined and delicate dessert, with a French heart and a tempting shape.

Fill the sweet with Nutella, right between two halves, and you will have something classy and tasteful. Last but not least, a beautiful tray of macarons will make the perfect treat as a Christmas gift.
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  • 240g Nutella®
  • 200g almond flour
  • 260g powdered sugar
  • 4 egg whites
Step 1
  • In a bowl, mix the almond flour with 200g of powdered sugar
  • In another bowl, whisk the egg whites with 60g of powdered sugar until stiff
  • Add the egg whites mixture to the flour mixture and gently combine with a spatula (going from the bottom of the bowl to the top in a circular motion so that the egg whites do not collapse)
Step 2
  • With a pencil, draw 3cm diameter circles on parchment paper placed on a baking tray (you may find it helpful to use round cookie cutters so that to get macarons of same size). Draw 40 circles.
Step 3
  • Place the mixture in a piping bag
  • Squeeze out the mixture to fill in each drawn circle and let sit for 30 minutes
Step 4
  • Preheat the oven to 150°C (300°F)
  • Bake for 14 minutes on the middle rack
  • Remove from the oven and let cool down
  • Spread 12g of Nutella ® on one side of a cookie and place another cookie on top. Repeat with the rest of the cookies
  • The macarons must be stored in a cool place before serving (eg. in the fridge).
Et voilà!
Macarons with Nutella
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