Chestnut and Crème Fraîche Macarons (Light Brown)

Preparation info
  • Yield:

    380 g

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Elements of Dessert

By Francisco Migoya

Published 2012

  • About


  • Color
  • Brown natural food coloring, water based as needed as needed
  • Filling
  • Chestnut cream (see


  1. To color the macarons, add a few drops of natural brown food coloring in Step 4 of the master recipe.
  2. For the filling: Pipe a ring of chestnut cream around the border of half of the macarons using a piping bag and a #2 tip.
  3. Combine the remaining ingredients in a bowl using a whisk. Stir until the sugar has dissolved. Transfer to a piping bag.</