Chocolate and Vanilla Macarons

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Chocolate and Vanilla Macarons
Make Perfectly Sized and Evenly Spaced Macarons with Ease

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Make Perfectly Sized and Evenly Spaced Macarons with Ease

Suggested Cookware

Make Perfectly Sized and Evenly Spaced Macarons with Ease

Chocolate and Vanilla Macarons Recipe

Chocolate and vanilla macarons are a delectable French treat suitable for any occasion. These delicate cookies are filled with a rich chocolate and creamy vanilla filling and make an excellent dessert for parties or afternoon tea. Make your own chocolate and vanilla macarons with this simple recipe.


Time Needed

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes


  • To make the Macarons: Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C) and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Combine almond flour and powdered sugar in a food processor and process until fine.
  • Beat egg whites until foamy in a large mixing bowl, then gradually add granulated sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Fold in the almond flour mixture, vanilla extract, and cocoa powder until the mixture is smooth and shiny.
  • Fill a piping bag with the mixture and pipe small circles onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Allow the macarons to rest for 15-20 minutes before baking for 15 minutes, or until firm to the touch.
  • Allow to cool completely on the baking sheet before removing.
  • Melt dark chocolate in a double boiler or microwave until smooth.
  • In a separate saucepan, bring heavy cream to a boil.
  • Remove from the heat and smooth in the melted chocolate.
  • Allow the mixture to cool until thickened before transferring to a piping bag.
  • Pipe half of the macarons with chocolate filling and top with the remaining macarons.
  • To make the Vanilla Filling, cream unsalted butter in a mixing bowl until creamy.
  • Beat in the powdered sugar and vanilla extract gradually until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  • Fill a piping bag halfway with the mixture and pipe it onto half of the remaining macarons.
  • Gently press together the remaining macarons.
  • Serve right away or keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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