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Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Vanilla Macaron with Cranberry Compote Cream

This is my 4th time make macaron.This last 2 time very success.The 1st and 2nd time is fail.When the 2nd time also fail,i told my friend that i don't want to make macaron anymore.I feel so sad about it.I want to go for the macaron class.But the bakery shop lady say they don't have macaron class because not all people like macaron.Why?Because macaron is a very very sweet thing.Normally Chinese won't like it.Too sweet.My mother also don't like it.But i love to make.It look very nice.I love to look at the macaroon.When i see my macaroon got leg,i so happy.Yes.....i success.
Why i want to try the 3th time?I was a person who not easily discouraged in cooking and baking.So,i look for more recipe and tips.Then i search and search at many blog.Finally i choose Wendy recipe.I believe it because i have try many recipe from Wendy blog.

The black spot is vanilla seed.I love it.Look so nice.The colour of the cream so sweet..I so happy when i look at my macaron.

Here is the recipe :

Recipe source:Wendyinkk

 Almond mixture
100gm almond meal
100gm icing sugar
37gm egg white (from 1 Grade A egg)
1 vanilla pod
Small pinch of salt

37gm egg white (from 1 Grade A egg)
100gm sugar
25gm water

Almond mixture
  1. Sift almond meal with icing sugar.
  2. Mix almond mixture with egg white,vanilla seed and salt. Set aside.
  1. Cook sugar and water.
  2. When the syrup reaches 105'c.Beat egg white until medium peaks.
  3. When the syrup reaches 118'c,pour the syrup into the egg white with beaters running on low speed.
  4. Beat meringue until stiff and glossy.
  5. Stir 1/3 of meringue into almond mixture.
  6. Pour almond mixture into meringue and fold ( remember don't stir it) The batter must look like cake batter.
  7. Put the batter into a piping bag.Pipe dollops of batter onto a lined baking tray.( must use non-stick paper)
  8. Bake in the prepared oven at 150'c for 14-15 min.
  9. Peel the macaroon from the paper and let cool on the rack.
  10. Place 1tsp of cranberry compote cream on the macaron and top with another macaroon.
  11. Place covered air tight and keep in fridge overnight before serve.
Cranberry Compote Cream

50g fresh cranberries
1tbsp sugar
100ml whipping cream
some water

  1. Put cranberry,sugar and water in a pot.Cook in a low heat until the cranberry juice ooze out.Let it cool.
  2. Beat whipping cream until peak and mix the cranberry compote.


  1. I tried this recipe too and only 3rd time i managed to make it success! The original recipe was from The Sweet Spot. Your turned out beautiful too.

  2. Thank you not easy to make.The Sweet Spot recipe is in a large amount.I follow Swee san step by step and recipe i follow Wendy.