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pizza macarons.

Mamma mia! Continuing with the junk food macaron recipe theme, I thought I'd try my hand at mini pizza macarons. With a sweet jammy filling, a vivid red icing base and scatterings of sprinkles, these sugary treats couldn't be further than the savoury snack. 

Shopping list.
(Makes 12 medium or 24 mini)
♥ Two egg whites, preferably aged for 1-3 days in the fridge 
♥ 75g caster sugar 
♥ 90g icing sugar 
♥ 75g ground almonds, sieved until fine 
♥ Light brown food colouring

For the decoration
♥ 50g icing sugar
♥ Red food colouring, I used Sugarflair Scarlet
♥ Red, white, yellow and green sprinkles

Begin by following my basic macaron step by step, using the light brown gel. I used the tiniest drop of Sugarflair's "Autumn Leaf" to create the perfect pizza base.

Preheat your oven to 150 degrees and bake, as in the tutorial, for 15 minutes

Tip: Before you bake them, it's important that they are dry to the touch to prevent cracking.

When completely cool and full of jam - it's time to decorate! 

Step one. Mix up the icing sugar with just a few drops of water to create a very thick icing. Add in the red until it reached a tomatoey sauce shade.

Step two. Fill a piping bag and secure the end. Then carefully draw circles of icing on the top. Flood the circle with more icing - as this will prevent it from dripping down the sides.

Step three. While still wet, scatter with the basil, cheese and tomato... I mean, sprinkles!

Ta da! 

What do you think? What macaron recipe shall I try making next? Or have I gone a bit macaron mad?

You might also like my cheeseburger macarons or iced doughnut macarons that I created for the Domu blog.


  1. These are so cute! I adore macarons but I'm too scared to try making them. However I've been shamed by my 13 year old son who has successfully made some.

  2. haha those are so sweet. Love them. What a fab idea. I'm not going to let Cooper see them or he'l be expecting me to make them too.

  3. I LOVE YOUR CREATIVITY EMILY :D These are *so* cute!
    Just wondering where you buy your colours/sprinkles from? x

  4. What a novel idea! I love this :-) very creative.


    I've sat here for like 5 minutes trying to think of a cool macaron idea to suggest and I'm comin' up empty..

    Cate in the Kitchen

  6. Amazing! You have gone macaron mad, but in the right way ;)! Bagel macarons?

  7. So much fun.
    I made macarons many years ago and they were OKAY but I need to try again and improve!