Biscoff Macarons

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Have you tried Biscoff Cookie Butter? It tastes so good! I had to make macarons with this butter. These Biscoff Macarons are filled with Swiss Meringue Buttercream that is flavored with Biscoff Butter and more Biscoff Butter in the center. They are perfect for fall and have amazing texture. Many stores sell this butter and it is easy to find.

Macarons and biscoff butter jar on the table.

How to make this recipe

  • Bake macaron shells. Use my basic French meringue recipe and follow the instructions. I also have an online video lesson on how to make macaron shells using The rest method. if you have your favorite recipe, follow it and bake macaron shells.
  • Prepare Swiss Meringue Buttercream flavored with Biscoff Butter. I have a separate blog post about it with detailed instructions and tips.
  • Assemble macarons. Let them mature in the fridge and enjoy!
Macarons and biscoff butter jar on the table.

How to make Biscoff Swiss Meringue Buttercream

In a small saucepan, bring a small amount of water to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer.

In the heat-proof bowl (stand mixer bowl) mix egg whites and sugar. Place bowl over simmering water. Heat the egg whites mixture until the sugar is completely melted and it reaches 160oF (70oC). Do not forget to whisk frequently. This will take about 5 minutes.

Once you achieve this temperature, start whipping the syrup until fluffy and has stiff picks. After that start adding room temperature butter tablespoon by tablespoon, while beating on medium speed. Make sure the butter is fully incorporated before you add the next piece.

mixing bowl with Swiss meringue buttercream.

When you add all butter, add Biscoff Cookie Butter and whip again for a few seconds. You can adjust the amount of Biscoff cookie butter to your taste. Add more than recipe calling if you like richer flavor. The buttercream should be smooth. Before transferring it into a pastry bag, stir the buttercream with the spatula. This will help to eliminate air bubbles and make the cream silky.

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macarons filled with Biscoff swiss meringue buttercream.

How to assemble

Place buttercream into a pipping bag with Wilton 4B pipping tip. Place Biscoff cookie butter into a small piping bag. Pair macaron shells and place them on the parchment paper or tray. Pipe Swiss meringue buttercream on one flat side of the macaron shell and pipe Biscoff butter right into the center of this buttercream. Sandwich macaron shells, pressing lightly. Place filled macarons into an air-tight container and refrigerate for at least 12 hours. Macarons need to mature before you can enjoy them.

Biscoff butter jar with macarons on the table.

Expert Tips

  • Use a kitchen scale to measure all ingredients.
  • Biscoff cookie butter is great for the center of macarons because shells are not getting soggy or wet.
  • Use homemade Caramel for the center of macaroons with this filling.

Recipe FAQs

How to store macarons?

Store Biscoff Macarons in an air-tight container in the fridge for 2-3 days.

Can I freeze macarons?

Freeze macarons with this filling for a few months.

Why are my macarons cracked?

This happens if macaron shells do not rest enough before baking.

Why are my macarons hollow?

There are many reasons for that. The most common are unstable meringue, incorrect folding technique, or wrong oven temperature.

If you make these Biscoff Macarons, please tag me on social media and make sure to leave a rating down below. I would love to see your creations!

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Biscoff Macarons

Biscoff Macarons

Marina
These Biscoff Macarons are filled with Biscoff Swiss Meringue Buttercream and more Biscoff butter in the center.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 30 macarons
Calories 125 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 stand mixer
  • 1 spatula
  • 1 digital kitchen scale
  • 2 baking tray
  • 2 baking mat

Ingredients
  

Macaron shells

  • 100 gr egg whites room temperature
  • 100 gr white granulated sugar
  • 125 gr almond flour
  • 150 gr powdered sugar

Biscoff Swiss Meringue Buttercream

  • 2 large egg whites
  • 130 gr white granulated sugar
  • 170 gr unsalted butter
  • 50 gr Biscoff cookie butter you can add more Biscoff cookies butter to your taste

Instructions
 

How to make macaron shells

  • Place room temperature egg whites into bowl of stand mixer. Whip egg whites on low speed for a few minutes until they look frothy and no liquid remains.
  • Start adding sugar, one tablespoon at a time. Once the sugar added, change the speed to medium and whip for 10-15 minutes.
  • Add food coloring.
  • Meanwhile, shift together almond flour and powdered sugar.
  • Add dry ingredients to the French meringue and start folding with the spatula. The batter is ready when it drips down from the spatula "like lava".
  • Transfer batter into a pastry bag with a round tip and pipe macaron shells. Let macaron shells sit on the countertop.
  • Macarons are ready to bake when you touch with the finger and none of the batter sticks to your finger.
  • While macarons are drying on the countertop, preheat oven to 275oF (134oC).
  • Bake macaron shells for 12-14 minutes. Temperature and baking time may very, depending on your oven.
  • Remove macaron shells from the oven and them cool completely.

How to make BIscoff Swiss Meringue Buttercream

  • In a small saucepan, bring a small amount of water to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer. 
  • In the heat-proof bowl (stand mixer bowl) mix egg whites and sugar. Place bowl over simmering water. Heat the egg whites mixture until the sugar is completely melted and it reaches 160oF (70oC). Do not forget to whisk frequently. This will take about 5 minutes.  
  • Once you achieve this temperature, start whipping the syrup until fluffy and has stiff picks. After that start adding room temperature butter tablespoon by tablespoon, while beating on medium speed. Make sure the butter is fully incorporated before you add the next piece. 
  • When you add all butter, add Biscoff Cookie Butter and whip again for a few seconds. The buttercream should be smooth. Before transferring it into a pastry bag, stir the buttercream with the spatula. This will help to eliminate air bubbles and make the cream silky.

How to assemble Biscoff Macarons

  • Place buttercream into a pastry bag with Wilton 4B pipping tip. Place Biscoff cookie butter into a small piping bag.
  • Pair macaron shells and place them on the parchment paper or tray. Pipe Swiss meringue buttercream on one flat side of the macaron shell and pipe Biscoff butter right into the center of this buttercream.
  • Sandwich macaron shells, pressing lightly. Place filled macarons into an air-tight container and refrigerate for at least 12 hours. Macarons need to mature before you can enjoy them. 

Notes

Get all ingredients and tools ready before baking. 
Measure all interdicts using a kitchen scale. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1macaronCalories: 125kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 2gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 10mgPotassium: 10mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 142IUCalcium: 10mgIron: 0.2mg
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