Delicious gooseberry macarons

Gooseberry Macaron Recipe

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Make 30-40 small macarons
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes and 1 hour for the rest mixture


For the Italian Meringue

  • 150g (5oz) aged egg white (make by leaving egg white in a bowl on a bench for 2 days)
  • 400g (14oz) caster sugar
  • 100ml (3 fl oz)water
  • Add food colouring to the meringue if required.

For the Almond Mixture

  • 150g (5oz) fresh egg white
  • 250g (8oz) almond meal / almond flour
  • 250g (8oz)icing sugar

Shell Colouring

  • Pinch of pink food colouring

Used the above ingredients to make the macaron shell.

For gooseberry jam:

  • 70g (2oz) of gooseberry juice
  • 70g (2oz) of gelling sugar

Mouthwatering gooseberry macarons


  1. Create macarons shells based from the basic macaron recipe.
  2. Then, start preparing the gooseberry jam by mixing gooseberry juice and gelling sugar in a saucepan.
  3. Stir the mixture constantly and cook it for 5 to 7 minutes on high heat.
  4. Pour the jam in a jar. Set aside and let it cool.

Assembly of the macaron

  1. To assemble your macarons, start by garnishing one macaron shell with ganache and cover it with another shell.
  2. Do the same with the rest of the shell.
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