Strawberry Cheesecake Macarons

Strawberry Cheesecake Macarons

by Chef Michele Ow

Who doesn’t love some macarons? Macarons are desserts that require a lot of technique, but we have just the recipe that will break down the steps for you. Try it out now!

Cuisine: European Course: Dessert Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 25 mins Cook : 40 mins Ready in : 1 h 5 mins Serves : 15 macarons


  • Wet Ingredients
    • 100g Egg Whites (best if aged)
    • 65g Caster Sugar
    • A pinch of Cream of Tartar (optional)
    • A pinch of Colouring (if preferred)
  • Dry Ingredients
    • 100g Almond meal
    • 150g Icing Sugar
  • Strawberry Cheesecake Filling
    • 2 tbsp Salted Butter
    • 2 tbsp Cream Cheese
    • ¾ cup Powdered Sugar
    • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
    • Up to 3 tbsp Fresh Strawberry Puree (fresh strawberries, blended & strained)



Wet Ingredients

  1. Beat 100g of egg whites (best if aged) with 65g caster sugar, with a pinch of cream of tartar (optional) until stiff.
  2. Add colouring if preferred. Only gel colours.

Dry Ingredients

  1. In another bowl, shift 100g of almond meal with 150g of icing sugar.
  2. Fold in until molten.
  3. Pour into piping bag and pipe unto parchment paper/baking paper.
  4. Rap tray 3-4 times until bubbles are released. If necessary, use toothpick to release the bubbles.
  5. Allow to rest in 50C oven for 5 minutes then outside for 20 minutes.
  6. Then bake at 150C for 14-16 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool completely before piping in filling.

Strawberry Cheesecake Filling

  1. Whip together the butter and cream cheese.
  2. Then, slowly incorporate the powdered sugar, until smooth.
  3. Finish with the vanilla extract & the strawberry puree (add this in slowly, as well.) Use up to 3 tbsp. of the strawberry puree in the filling.
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