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Vodka infused macaroons filled with lavender and liquorice!
These Iordanov Vodka infused macaroons have crushed lavender in their shells and are filled with a liquorice white chocolate ganache.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1120 projects »
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  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by making the ganache. Break the white chocolate up into a bowl.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 2
    Step 2

    Chop the liquorice into small chunks and place in a sauce pan. Heat gently until they begin to soften, bubble and liquidise.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add the cream and heat gently until it begins to bubble.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pour the hot cream over the white chocolate and stir until the chocolate has melted. Stir in the vodka.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add a few drops of black food colouring if you want to give it some colour and leave to harden, stirring every 20 minutes to keep the ganache smooth.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 6
    Step 6

    Place the ground almonds, icing sugar and lavender in your blender.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 7
    Step 7

    Blend until fine.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 8
    Step 8

    Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 9
    Step 9

    Whisk the eggs until the form thick peaks and then whisk in the sugar a little at a time.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fold the icing sugar mixture into the eggs.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 11
    Step 11

    Spoon the batter into a piping bag.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 12
    Step 12

    Cut the bottom of the bag and pipe the macaroons out on to a baking mat. Bang the tray on your counter firmly to remove air bubbles and leave to air dry for half an hour.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 13
    Step 13

    Bake the macaroons for 12 minutes at 150'C.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 14
    Step 14

    Leave the shells to cool.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 15
    Step 15

    Spoon the ganache into a piping bag.

  • How to bake a macaron. Liquorice & Vodka Macarons - Step 16
    Step 16

    Fill the macarons with ganache and sandwich together before serving.

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Kay Bay
Kay Bay · London, GB · 28 projects
Oh my gawd! Have to make these because I love liquorice!Love
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1401 projects
Me too... I'm going to put it in a battenberg cake next Cooking
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