French Macaroons with Raspberry-Rose Buttercream


epicurious
930 mins (prep 90)
12 ingredients
makes about 3 dozen sandwich cookies
To create patisserie-perfect macaroons, Sandra Holl uses very finely ground almond flour. To remove the larger pieces, sift the flour before using.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup (lightly packed) sifted almond flour, or 3/4 cup sifted almond flour and 1/4 cup sifted hazelnut flour (sifted, then measured; any coarse particles reserved for another use)
  • 1/2 cup (scant) egg whites (from about 3 large eggs)
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 cups frozen raspberries (about 15 ounces; do not thaw)
  • 1 cup plus 6 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup egg whites (from about 2 large eggs), room temperature
  • 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon (generous) rose water
  • pastry bag
  • 1/4-inch-diameter plain pastry tip
  • heavy-duty stand mixer
  • candy thermometer

Nutrition

Serving Size (188.17 g)
Servings 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 655.63 Calories from Fat 0.27
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.03g 0.15%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 35.97mg 4.5%
Total Carbohydrate 165.73g 165.73%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 162.62 g %
Protein 2.15g 12.89%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 3.04mg% Iron 0.11mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
plus, frozen raspberries, plus, pastry bag, plain, tip
 

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