Tag: lemon zest

Pastries

Chocolate Macarons with Dark Chocolate Ganache

IngredientsDark chocolate ganache (See recipe here)288g Ground almonds, sifted492g Icing sugar, sifted40g Cocoa powder, sifted227g Egg whites, aged (left in fridge for a day)75g Caster sugar11g Egg white powder, sifted with sugar  MethodSift ground almonds and icing sugar.Whisk aged egg whites till stiff peaks.Add caster sugar to meringue after the egg whites reach soft peaks.Sift caster […]

Pastries

French Meringue Macarons with Lemon Ganache

IngredientsLemon ganache (See recipe here)288g Ground almonds, sifted488g Icing sugar, sifted245g Egg whites, aged (left in fridge for a day)90g Caster sugar23g Egg white powder, sifted with sugarGel colouring, as required  MethodPreheat oven to 165 deg C.Sift ground almonds and icing sugar.Whisk aged egg whites till stiff peaks.Add caster sugar to meringue after the egg […]

Pastries

Lemon Ganache

Ingredients16ml Lemon zest172ml Lemon juice172g Egg yolks107g Sugar32g Butter #1, softened590g White chocolate, melted161g Butter #2, softened  MethodCook lemon zest, juice, sugar and egg yolks in a bowl over a pot till 88 deg C.Remove from heat and stir in butter #1.Melt white chocolate in a bowl over a pot of boiling water.Add butter #2.Add […]