Delicate almond French macarons are sandwiched with a rich and creamy blueberry mascarpone filling. A fresh way to enjoy seasonal summer berries!

Delicate Almond French Macarons are Sandwiched with a Rich and Creamy Blueberry Mascarpone Filling. A Fresh way to enjoy Seasonal Summer Berries!

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Culinary Couture is definitely a favorite of mine.Β  Meriem is a top notch baker.Β  I’m telling you- she really knows her stuff.Β  She makes the most gorgeous, magnificent desserts.

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Delicate Almond French Macarons are Sandwiched with a Rich and Creamy Blueberry Mascarpone Filling. A Fresh way to enjoy Seasonal Summer Berries!

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Blueberry Mascarpone Macarons | Baking a Moment

I think you are going to love this recipe!Β  The fresh blueberries and creamy mascarpone are such a terrific compliment to the sweet, delicate, pillowy macarons.

Blueberry Mascarpone Macarons | Baking a Moment

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Blueberry Mascarpone Macarons
Prep Time
45 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Drying Time:
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 45 mins
 

Delicate almond French macarons are sandwiched with a rich and creamy blueberry mascarpone filling. A fresh way to enjoy seasonal summer berries!

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: French
Keyword: blueberry macarons, blueberry mascarpone macarons
Servings: 30 2-inch diameter sandwiches (approximately)
Calories: 127 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 batch macaron shells
  • 1/3 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest (zest of half a lemon)
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese, at room temperature
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
Instructions
  1. Bake the macaron shellsΒ and allow to cool completely.

  2. Place the blueberries, sugar, lemon zest, and salt in a small pot and cook over low heat until the berries have burst and the mixture is thick and syrupy (about 10-15 minutes). Set aside and allow to cool completely.
  3. Place the mascarpone and cream cheese in a mixing bowl and beat on medium speed until soft and creamy.
  4. Add the blueberry mixture and continue to beat until incorporated.
  5. Fill the macarons with the mixture.
Recipe Notes

Macarons are best served the following day.

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Nutrition Facts
Blueberry Mascarpone Macarons
Amount Per Serving
Calories 127 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 67mg3%
Potassium 105mg3%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 217IU4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 87mg9%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.