Recipe

Pistachio white chocolate and honey French macarons

These pistachio and white chocolate honey French macarons are quite possibly the perfect edible present. The flavour is unique and quite delicate. Make sure your pistachios are ground finely for a perfect result.

  • 45 mins cooking
  • Makes 16 Item
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Ingredients

Pistachio white chocolate and honey French macarons
  • 1/3 cup (45g) roasted unsalted shelled pistachios
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup (55g) caster (superfine) sugar
  • green food colouring
  • 3/4 cup (90g) ground almonds
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) pouring cream
  • 155 gram (5 ounces) white eating chocolate, chopped coarsely
  • 2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 ¼ cups (200g) icing (confectioners') sugar

Method

Pistachio white chocolate and honey French macarons
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F. Grease oven trays; line with baking paper.
  • 2
    Process nuts until finely ground.
  • 3
    Beat egg whites in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form. Add caster sugar and a few drops of colouring, beat until sugar dissolves; transfer mixture to large bowl. Fold in ¼ cup of the ground pistachios, sifted icing sugar and ground almonds, in two batches.
  • 4
    Spoon mixture into piping bag fitted with 1cm (½-inch) plain tube. Pipe 4cm (1½-inch) rounds about 2.5cm (1 inch) apart onto trays. Tap trays on bench so macarons spread slightly. Sprinkle macarons with remaining ground pistachios; stand 30 minutes.
  • 5
    Bake about 20 minutes. Cool on trays.
  • 6
    Meanwhile, make honeyed white chocolate ganache by bringing cream to the boil in small saucepan. Remove from heat; pour over chocolate and honey in small bowl, stir until smooth. Stand at room temperature until mixture is spreadable.
  • 7
    Sandwich macarons with ganache.

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