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Totoro Macarons
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11 INGREDIENTS • 14 STEPS • 2HRS

Totoro Macarons

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I'm back with another Totoro dessert recipe - Totoro Macarons! I made the macaron fillings in 2 flavors, dark chocolate and black sesame. Love how adorable they turned out! Makes around 20 macarons.
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Sumopocky
Hi, I'm Erika and I am a baker of edible art.
http://www.sumopocky.com
I'm back with another Totoro dessert recipe - Totoro Macarons! I made the macaron fillings in 2 flavors, dark chocolate and black sesame. Love how adorable they turned out! Makes around 20 macarons.
2HRS
Total Time
$0.62
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
US / Metric
Macaron Shells
Almond Meal
3/4 cup
Almond Meal
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
3/4 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Egg
1/4 cup
Egg
just egg whites, about 2 eggs
Caster Sugar
1/2 cup
Black Food Coloring
3 drops
Black Food Coloring
or as needed
Dark Chocolate Filling
Heavy Cream
1/3 cup
Heavy Cream
Black Sesame Filling
Black Sesame Paste
1 Tbsp
Black Sesame Paste
Water
2 Tbsp
Hot Water
White Chocolate Chips
1/3 cup
White Chocolate Chips
Decoration
Royal Icing
to taste
Royal Icing
white and black
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
183
Fat
8.9 g
Protein
3.1 g
Carbs
23.7 g
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Hi, I'm Erika and I am a baker of edible art.
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Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
step 2
In a large bowl, sift the Almond Meal (3/4 cup) and Powdered Confectioners Sugar (3/4 cup). Mix it well with a spatula.
step 3
Beat the whites of the Egg (1/4 cup) on low speed using an electric mixer until it is white and frothy. Gradually add the Caster Sugar (1/2 cup) 1/4 at a time.
step 4
When the first addition of sugar has completely dissolved, increase the mixer speed to medium and repeat step 2 until all the sugar has been incorporated. Continue to beat the egg whites and sugar until stiff peaks form.
step 5
Add the meringue to the dry mixture, followed by a few drops of Black Food Coloring (3 drops) for the grey coloring.
step 6
Using a spatula, start the macaronage process until you get a molten-like mixture and drips down like a ribbon when lifted.
step 7
Transfer the batter into two piping bags - a large one fitted with a round tip and a small one with a small piping tip.
step 8
On parchment paper or a baking mat placed over a baking tray, pipe out oval-shaped macarons from the large piping bag. After piping, knock the bottom of the tray against a flat surface to get rid of air bubbles.
step 9
From the small piping bag, pipe out two triangles for Totoro's ears.
step 10
Let the shells dry for approximately 30 minutes in an air-conditioned room. You should be able to touch it gently with the tip of your finger without it sticking. Bake for approximately 15 to 17 minutes.
step 11
While the shells cool down, prepare the black chocolate filling. Bring Heavy Cream (1/3 cup) to a simmer. Pour heavy cream over Dark Chocolate Chips (1/2 cup) and let it sit for 1 minute. Stir with a whisk until all the chocolate has melted, then let it cool.
step 12
For the black sesame filling, stir Water (2 Tbsp) and Black Sesame Paste (1 Tbsp) together. Pour it over the White Chocolate Chips (1/3 cup) and continue to melt the mixture over a water bath. Let it cool.
step 13
Transfer the fillings to separate piping bags and pipe about 1/4 of the flat side of a macaron shell. Top with another shell.
step 14
Decorate eyes, belly and markings with Royal Icing (to taste). Serve and enjoy!
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Gluten-Free
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
French
Vegetarian
Dessert
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