Passionfruit-Basil Macaron Recipe


Delicious Passionfruit-basil Macarons

Passionfruit-basil Macaron Recipe

Passionfruit Basil Macarons is rated 1.9 / 5 based on 8 votes.


Make 30-40 small macarons
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 17 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 green-yellow food colouring

Used the above ingredients to make the macaron shell.

For fruit-basil cream:

  • 100g (3.5oz) of dark chocolate
  • Tonka bean (can be found in specialty baking stores, alternatively, substitute teaspoon of vanilla and teaspoon of almond extracts)
  • 50ml (2fl.oz) of heavy whipping cream

Mouthwatering Passionfruit-basil Macarons


  1. First, create macarons shells based from the basic macaron recipe.
  2. Then, start preparing the ganache by melting chocolate with cream in a saucepan under low heat.
  3. Mix grated tonka bean and and let it cool in room temperature.

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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