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How To Make The Best Caramel Popcorn Macarons

These sweet and delicious caramel popcorn macarons are made with macaron shells filled with caramel flavor. The perfect dessert for parties with their pretty color, delicate taste and French roots.

Yield: 6-8 SERVINGS

Prep time: 20 MIN

Cook time: 15 MIN

Total time: 35 MIN

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INGREDIENTS:

FOR THE MACARON DOUGH:

¾ cup almond flour, sifted

1 cup icing sugar, sifted

¼ cup egg wh̾i̾t ̾e

FOR THE MERINGUE:

¾ cup sugar

2 tablespoons water

¼ cup egg wh̾i̾t ̾e

FOR THE CARAMEL FILLING:

¾ cup sugar

1 tablespoon water

⅓ cup butter

¼ cup whipping cream

⅓ cup butter

⅓ cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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DIRECTIONS:

TO MAKE THE MACARON DOUGH:

1. Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C) and prepare a baking sheet with a macaron baking silicon mat.

2. Sift the almond flour and ¾ cup icing sugar together. Add ¼ cup egg wh̾i̾t ̾e and mix until combine.

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TO MAKE THE MERINGUE:

1. Into a saucepan, boil ⅔ cup sugar and water to 240°F (115°C).

2. Into a mixing bowl, add the egg wh̾i̾t ̾e, beat until foamy. Keep mixing, slowly add the hot sugar mixture into the egg wh̾i̾t ̾e, beat until stiff peaks form.

3. Pour a third of the meringue over the almond mixture, mix gently to incorporate it, then add the rest of the meringue. Be careful not to mix too long or too quickly, the dough may become too liquid! Add the yellow food coloring gel to the mix.

4. Transfer the batter into a piping bag, and pipe it onto the baking sheet, sprinkle some poppy seed on top. Tap the baking sheet to the table to remove air bubble. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven.

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TO MAKE THE CARAMEL FILLING:

1. Into a saucepan, add sugar and water, bring to a boil. Keep boiling until the sugar turns into amber color. Then add the butter, stir quickly. When the butter is completely melted, add the whipping cream and whisk well. Let cool for 20 minute

2. Into a mixing bowl, add butter, sugar and vanilla, beat until light and fluffy. Then pour the caramel sauce into it, beat for another 2 minutes. Transfer into a piping bag.

3. Fill the macaron shells. Drizzle caramel sauce, chocolate ganache and popcorn on top (optional). The macarons can be store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Source: Easy Caramel Macarons Recipe

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