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Homemade Ube Macarons Must Try Recipe

Can you make a quick guess about today’s recipe?

Yes! I will share the easiest recipe of Franch ube macarons here.

Today I will not share any recipe of pastry or cake! This recipe is something different from the other recipe. It is a perfect match with your black coffee

These ube macarons are very famous and Ube is commonly used in different recipes in Filipino cuisine. If you ever want to prepare French ube macarons. But, also you are confused and tense about the recipe.

Then don’t be afraid!                                

Let’s make it together in an easy way.

Ube Macarons

History Of Ube Macaron

The ube has long been a population’s diet in Filipino cuisine, used in different dessert items(pudding, jam, cheesecake, ube macarons etc). Among them, ube macaron recipe is very famous. It is very obvious that ube got its popularity due to its colourful photographic nature and its nutrition values.

But first, you need to understand what exactly is an ube, and all of sudden, why has it become so trendy?

What Is A Macaron?

A macaron is a sweet meringue-based confection. Almond powder, egg whites, icing sugar, food colouring and granulated sugar are used to make it.

The  Parisian macarons are generally filled with homemade fruit jam, buttercream and ganache.

But the French or Italian macarons are generally come with one single shell and without filling.

Macaron
Macaron

What  Is An Ube?

Ube is a starchy bright purple vegetable which is known as purple yam. Ube and purple sweet potatoes are not the same.

We are often confused with Ube, Taro and Purple sweet potato.

Taro is not as vigorous in colour and sweet in taste. It is used in salty or tangy dishes. Diversely, purple sweet potato is having a more intense purple colour and sweetness. But if you are not able to find ube, you can use the purple sweet potatoes as a substitution for the ube.

It is found in Asia, especially in the Philippines. Ube is also found in South and East Asia, Northern Australia, and New Guinea.

Ube is commonly used in different dessert dishes and in making jam. It is a popular food item in different kinds of Filipino desserts and pastry. Now, ube has set off as a major ingredient in South and East Asian, African and Polynesian foods.

Ube
Ube

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size2.5g


  • Amount Per ServingCalories100
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 5g 8%
    • Saturated Fat 2.4g 12%
    • Trans Fat 0.8g
  • Cholesterol 10mg 4%
  • Sodium 10mg 1%
  • Potassium 0.1mg 1%
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
    • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    • Sugars 11g
  • Protein 2g 4%

  • Vitamin A 20%
  • Calcium 1.5%
  • Iron 1.5%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Expert Tips To Get The Perfect Macaron

  • If you want a professional smooth looking macaron, then you have to use very very fine almond flour to get that texture. So blend the grounded almond flour again in a food processor.
  • Always sieve the ingredients after blending them in the food processor.
  • Slowly add the granulated sugar into the already whisked white eggs. Don’t pour all the granulated sugar at a time.
  • Mix the egg whites and the granulated sugar mixture or the meringue until stiff peaks form.
  • Mix the almond and powdered sugar mixture in the meringue by folding the batter from top to bottom and pressing sometimes to release the air bubbles.
  • Always tap the tray after making the macarons so that the air bubbles come at the top edges of the macaron.
  • Fix the air bubbles with the help of a toothpick.
  • Always keep the macarons in the air for a minimum of 20-30 minutes to dry them up.
  • Don’t overbake the macarons.
  • The baking time and temperature can slightly vary depending on the different ovens.
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Secret Of Getting The Perfect Ube Macaron
Secret Of Getting The Perfect Ube Macaron

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Frequently Asked Ube Macaron Questions

1. Are ube macarons gluten-free?

This Ube macaron recipe is completely gluten-free and does not have any preservatives.

2. Should I call it “macaroon” or “macaron?”

French, Italian or Parisian Macarons are generally lighter cookies with or without filling. It is made of almond flour. It tastes like crispy cookies from the outside ana combination of slightly crispy and chewy from the inside. American Macaroons are chewy cookies covered with desiccated shredded coconut and sometimes dipped or decorated with chocolate.

3. Is ube good for health?

Ube is a great source of healthy nutrition. It is having a good amount of fibre, vitamins, carbohydrates and potassium.

4. What is the flavour of ube?

Ube has a lenient, light and sweet flavour and a smooth creamy texture. The colour of the ube is very vibrant and natural.

 5. How to store ube macarons?

You can store the ube macarons for up to 7-8 days at a normal room temperature but, you can store up to 7-8 weeks in the refrigerator. Always use an airtight plastic container, to keep the air out and it will help the ube macarons not to dry out.

6. Do ube macarons really need to be kept in the refrigerator?

If you are not eating all your ube macarons on the same day, then refrigerating the ube macaron is a perfect option.

7. Why ube macarons are so expensive?

Macarons are more expensive than the other sweet desserts. As costly ingredients like almond flour and egg whites are used here to make the ube macarons. Moreover, it requires expertise, time and good experience in making ube macarons.

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Did You Try This Ube Macarons At Home?

Everyone wants to know how to make ube macarons as they are so tricky. But if you are following this recipe, you will get to know the real secret of making perfect ube macarons.

I promise that you can do it as well!

All I am telling you is that it is impossible to resist. I am sure you will be as addicted to this as I am. So, just try it at your home.

I hope this recipe will make your ube macaron making the process easier. I cannot hold back from seeing what you make and what is your end result!  And please share your feedback and ube macaron photos.

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Ube Macaron

Homemade Super Easy Ube Macarons Recipe

Poonam Mandal
Today I will not shareany recipe of pastry or cake! This recipe is something different from the other recipe. It is a perfect match with your black coffee.
Can you make a quickguess about today’s recipe?
Yes! I will share theeasiest recipe of Franch ube macaron here.
If you ever want toprepare a French ube macaron. But, also you are confused and tense about therecipe.
Then don’t be afraid!
Prep Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 1 hr 38 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 15 people
Calories 100 kcal

Equipment

  • Nozzle(Wilton 2A)
  • Whisk
  • Mixer
  • Piping Bag
  • Oven

Ingredients
  

Here, I shared the list of ingredients that were needed to make the ube macaron. I provided the ingredients in weight (grams) and as well as in cups so that you can easily make it without any confusion.

     Ingredients For Making Ube Macaron Shells:

    • 1 ½ Cup Almond Flour(150g)
    • ¼ Cup Granulated Sugar ( 50g)
    • 2 Cups Powdered Sugar(240g)
    • 4 Pieces Egg Whites (120g)
    • ½ tsp Ube Extract
    • ½ tsp Tartar Cream

    Ingredients For Ube Macaron Cream:

    • 4 Pieces Egg Yolks (72g)
    • 4 Tbsp Milk (56.7g)
    • Cup Powdered Sugar(35g)
    • ½ Cup Butter (1Stick Or 113g), room temperature
    • ½ Cup Ube Jam ( ½Cup)
    • 2 Cups White Chocolate ( 2 Cup Or 300g)

    Instructions
     

    How To Make UbeMacaron?

      Instruction For Making The Ube Macaron Shells:

      • First, take your dry macaron shell ingredients like almond flour and powdered sugar in a sieve so that there will be no lumps and collect the sieved ingredients in a bowl.
      • Now, take the egg whites in a mixer or food processor and blend them at a medium speed.
      • Then, add the cream of tartar and then slowly add the granulated sugar and increase the speed of the food processor.
        Ube Macaron
      • Don’t stop the mixer in between this time and continue the process until the stiff peaks form.
      • Now, add the Ube extract with it and again mix it well.
        Ube Macaron
      • Next, add the sieved almond flour and the powdered sugar with it and stir it nicely until a creamy texture will come.
        Ube Macaron
      • After that, take a piping bag and place a nozzle (You can use the Wilton2A nozzle) for making the ube macarons.
      • Transfer the ube macaron batter into the piping bag and let it come to the front side of the bag by pressing it.
        Ube Macaron
      • Now, place parchment paper on the baking tray.
      • Just press the piping bag so that, the batter will be released as a macaron shape. Repeat this process maintaining a minimum gap between the macarons.
        Ube Macaron
      • Then, tap the tray when all the macarons will be completed with the rest of the batter.
      • If any air bubbles come, try to fix them with the help of a toothpick.

      Let’s Start baking

      • Then, keep the tray with the ube macarons into the fan or at normal temperature for 20-30 minutes to dry them up.
        Ube Macaron
      • After 20 minutes, check the edges of anyone macaron with your finger. If it is not sticking to your finger, then your ube macarons are ready to bake.
      • Lastly, bake them for 12-18 minutes at 310° fahrenheit.
      • Then, take them out from the oven and your ube macaron shells are ready now for filling!

      Instruction For Making The Ube Macaron Cream:

      • For making the cream for the macarons, take the egg yolks first in a mixing bowl and add the powdered sugar.
      • Stir the mixture now with the help of a whisk.
        Ube Macaron
      • Next, turn on your gas oven at a low medium flame. Add the milk and the white chocolate chips to the mixture and stir it nicely with the whisk.
      • Keep whisking it as the egg yolks should not be cooked. You just need to prepare a thick, creamy texture.
        Ube Macaron
      • When the creamy texture will be formed, place the bowl in the fridge for15-20 minutes.
      • After taking the mixture out from the fridge, you will observe the texture of the mixture become thicker and creamy.
      • Now, take the butter in a food processor or mixer and just give it a mild whisk.
      • Then, add that egg yolk mixture, ube jam and the ube extract with the butter and whisk it properly.
      • Finally, your ube macaron cream is ready for filling.
        Ube Macaron

      Assembly Time:

      • Now take a pair of the macaron.
      • First, place one macaron and then fill the cream on the top of that macaron with the help of a piping bag and nozzle (Wilton 2A) as you used forpreparing the macarons.
        Ube Macaron
      • After that, place another macaron on top of that cream and continue the similar process for the rest of the macarons.

      NOTES

      • If you want a professional smooth looking macaron, then you have to use very very fine almond flour to get that texture. So blend the grounded almond flour again in a food processor.
      • Always sieve the ingredients after blending them in the food processor.
      • Slowly add the granulated sugar into the already whisked white eggs. Don’t pour all the granulated sugar at a time.
      • Mix the egg whites and the granulated sugar mixture or the meringue until stiff peaks form.
      • Mix the almond and powdered sugar mixture in the meringue by folding the batter from top to bottom and press sometimes to release the air bubbles.
      • Always tap the tray after making the macarons so that the air bubbles come at the top edges of the macaron.
      • Fix the air bubbles with the help of a toothpick.
      • Always keep the macarons in the air for a minimum of 20-30 minutes to dry them up.
      • Don’t overbake the macarons.
      • The baking time and temperature can slightly vary depending on the different ovens.
      KEYWORD Ube Macarons
      Homemade Super Easy Ube Macarons Recipe
      Today I will not shareany recipe of pastry or cake! This recipe is something different from the other recipe. It is a perfect match with your black coffee.
      Can you make a quickguess about today’s recipe?
      Yes! I will share theeasiest recipe of Franch ube macaron here.
      If you ever want toprepare a French ube macaron. But, also you are confused and tense about therecipe.
      Then don’t be afraid!
      Check out this recipe
      Ube Macaron

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