Macaron Filling Recipe Please

Baking By Kadesan Updated 1 Aug 2014 , 2:50pm by AnnieCahill

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Kadesan Posted 31 Jul 2014 , 7:34am
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Hi everyone; I was just wondering; if anyone could please share some of their recipes for appropriate fillings to go with macarons please. I have finally been able to make some macarons (just the normal French Macarons and not the more complex recipes) and they taste lovely. Now just looking for a filling (or fillings) which I can put in the middle to sandwich the shells together. And also; does anyone know any recipes that are 'light / white' in colour. I know dark/milk chocolate ganache is a popular macaron filling choice; but I'll also like some light colour fillings to go with the colour of the macarons I made. Any help would be greatly appreciated and thanks a lot in advance everyone.

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cazza1 Posted 31 Jul 2014 , 8:04am
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You can fill them with a white chocolate ganache or with flavored buttercream for light fillings

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winniemog Posted 31 Jul 2014 , 9:16am
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And curds and jams are fantastic fillings too. You can pack a lot of flavour into fruit-based fillings, and the tartness can offset the sweetness of the shells.

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Kadesan Posted 31 Jul 2014 , 3:36pm
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Thanks a lot Cazza and Winnie! Would make sure to incorporate a bit of both suggestions  when filling the shells. Any more lovely suggestions would be appreciated please as there are a lot of shells to fill. Thank you :)

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radtech Posted 31 Jul 2014 , 4:09pm
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Italian buttercream.

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AnnieCahill Posted 1 Aug 2014 , 2:50pm
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Have mercy.  There are TONS of possible options.  Ganache (white, dark, milk chocolate), buttercream, fruit curds, jams, nut cremes (use nut pastes and fold it into your buttercream), straight Nutella, herb and flower-infused buttercreams and ganaches, etc.

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