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Apr 27, 2011 11:04 AM

Non Chocolate Ganache-Type Filling for Macarons?

I recently tried macarons from Paulette in Beverly Hills. The filling for many of the flavors didn't seem like a butter cream. It seemed more like a gel-like, gooey, ganache type filling. Can anyone suggest something similar?

tia for any suggestions.

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  1. I've never been there, but I have had macarons with dulce de leche filling. That's just one flavor, but it's perhaps something to work with.

    1. Something like a curd? Egg yolk-sugar-fruit (orange. lemon, lime, nearly anything you can think of).

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      1. re: ferret

        I use a lot of different fillings in my macarons: frosting with lemon or lime zest mixed in, peanut butter, nutella, chocolate ganache, fruit preserves, lemon curd, marmalade – any thing spredable and sticky really.

        What doesn’t work: fluff (it is too runny) I was trying a fluffernutter flavor and they just spread apart. Butter cream – for me it kills the flavors of the cookies.