Okay Macaron and raspberry lovers, get your baking mats ready because we have the perfect recipe for you to make this February 14th for Valentine's Day! SILPAT®, the renowned name in non-stick baking essentials, is delighted to introduce the limited edition Silpat 20 Heart Half Size Mat – the perfect companion for crafting heart-shaped delights that will leave a lasting impression on your loved ones. In this blog post, we'll guide you through creating heart-shaped macarons with a delightful raspberry filling using this exclusive Silpat mat.
Silpat 20 Heart Half Size Mat: Baking Love, One Heart at a Time
Designed for perfection, the Silpat 20 Heart Half Size Mat is a testament to Silpat's commitment to quality and precision. Crafted with care, this limited edition mat features twenty perfectly shaped hearts, making it the ideal tool for creating visually stunning and uniformly sized heart-shaped treats. Elevate your baking experience with Silpat – where innovation meets tradition.
Heart-shaped Macarons: A Culinary Delight for Your Valentine
- Preparation Time: Preparing the macaron batter and piping it onto the Silpat mat: 45 minutes
- Baking Time: Baking the macarons in the oven: 20 minutes
- Filling Preparation: Simmering raspberries and sugar, rehydrating gelatin, and creating the raspberry compote: Approximately 15-20 minutes
- Assembly: Filling the macaron shells with the raspberry compote and creating the heart-shaped macarons: 10-15 minutes
The total estimated time to make these heart-shaped macarons from start to finish is around 1 hour and 50 minutes to 2 hours. Keep in mind that actual times may vary based on individual cooking skills, experience, and kitchen setup. Additionally, the 20-minute air-drying period is crucial for achieving the characteristic macaron "feet," so it's recommended not to skip this step.
Ingredients for the Shells:
- 1 egg white
- 0.71 oz sugar (approximately 1.5 tablespoons)
- 1.59 oz almond powder (approximately 6 tablespoons)
- 2.93 oz powdered sugar (approximately 3/4 cup)
- A few drops of red food coloring
Ingredients for the Filling:
- 4.41 oz raspberries (approximately 1 cup)
- 1.76 oz sugar (approximately 1/4 cup)
- 1 gelatin leaf
- Preheat the oven to 145°C (approximately 290°F).
- Beat sugar and egg white at low speed until a firm meringue is obtained.
- Sift together the powdered sugar and almond powder.
- Gradually add the sifted powders to the firm meringue and fold them in with a spatula.
- Place the Silpat 20 Heart Half Size Mat on a perforated baking sheet.
- Pipe the macaron batter following the heart shapes on the mat, let them air-dry for 20 minutes before baking for 20 minutes.
- Simmer raspberries and sugar in a saucepan over low heat.
- Rehydrate the gelatin leaf in cold water and incorporate it into the raspberry compote.
- Fill the macaron shells with the cooled raspberry compote.
- Place a second shell on top to create your heart-shaped macarons.
Why Choose Silpat?
Silpat's commitment to quality, innovation, and precision has made it a trusted name among bakers worldwide. The limited edition Silpat 20 Heart Half Size Mat is no exception – it's a must-have for those looking to add a touch of love to their baking repertoire. It is a limited edition mat - meaning once it's sold out, it will not return.
Get Your Limited Edition Silpat 20 Heart Half Size Mat Today!
As you gear up for Valentine's Day, don't miss the chance to own the limited edition Silpat 20 Heart Half Size Mat. Visit us.silpat.com to explore our baking essentials and make this Valentine's Day a celebration of love and deliciousness. Hurry, as this exclusive mat is available for a limited time only!
Bake love into every heart with Silpat – where every creation is a masterpiece. Happy baking!