Parmesan Shortbread Style Macarons
By: Marcus Bean
Looking for a unique and savoury twist on the classic French macaron? Look no further than our Parmesan Shortbread Macarons! These delicate treats are a perfect combination of the sweet and salty flavours, with the rich, buttery taste of parmesan cheese paired with the light and airy texture of a classic French macaron. The perfect canapé for any party!
Serves: 30 small biscuits
Cooks in: Cooking Time: 8-10 minutes
60g grated Parmesan
50g unsalted butter
60g plain flour
Pinch cayenne pepper
Pinch cumin seeds
Pinch of salt
Lemon zest or smoked salmon (optional)
- For your filling, mix together the cream cheese, salt and pepper, add chives, black pepper, lemon zest, or some smoked salmon if you’re using it.
- Mix the rest of the ingredients in a bowl, once combined roll between two sheets of parchment paper. Then use a small ring cutter to score, place on a baking tray and cook at 180c for 8-10 minutes until golden, Remove and allow to cool.
- Pipe the cream cheese filling onto one side of the biscuit and then place another on top to create your savoury macarons.