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Dark chocolate macaroons with beer infused ganache!
Full of dark roasted malt flavours, the Black Saison beer from Firebrand Brewing was the perfect match for the dark chocolate ganache in these beercaroons.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1135 projects »
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  • How to bake a macaron. Craft Brew Beercaroons - Step 1
    Step 1

    We'll start by making our beer ganache.

  • How to bake a macaron. Craft Brew Beercaroons - Step 2
    Step 2

    Gently heat together the double cream and beer until it begins to simmer.

  • How to bake a macaron. Craft Brew Beercaroons - Step 3
    Step 3

    Break the chocolate into a bowl and pour over the hot cream. Stir until the chocolate has all melted and then leave to cool and harden.

  • How to bake a macaron. Craft Brew Beercaroons - Step 4
    Step 4

    Meanwhile, make your macaroons. Blend together the ground almonds, icing sugar and cocoa in a blender and then sift into a bowl. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl until they form soft peeks and then whisk in the sugar a little at a time until it forms a thick meringue. Fold the ground almond mixture into the eggs.

  • How to bake a macaron. Craft Brew Beercaroons - Step 5
    Step 5

    Scrape the mixture into a piping bag and pipe your macaroons out onto a baking tray. Bang the tray hard against your countertop to remove any air bubbles. Leave for 30 minutes before baking at 150'C for 12 minutes.

  • How to bake a macaron. Craft Brew Beercaroons - Step 6
    Step 6

    The ganache will be thick enough to pipe after a few hours.

  • How to bake a macaron. Craft Brew Beercaroons - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pipe some ganache in between each macaroon.

  • How to bake a macaron. Craft Brew Beercaroons - Step 8
    Step 8

    Enjoy!

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