Savory macarons are made by using foods that are spicy and salty for filling macarons with.
Savory macarons can be filled using soft cheeses (pimento, cream cheese, goat cheese) to bring the flavors of the savory macarons together.
The soft cheeses absorb the flavors of the spices and combine the other ingredients together to make the filling of the macaron easily pipeable.
Smoked Salmon Savory Macarons
Smoked salmon savory macarons are made with chives or dill on the tops of the macaron shells.
The filling of the smoked salmon savory macarons has a base of Boursin cheese, smoked salmon, lemon juice, chives, dill, and pepper to taste.
The filling is quite thick, therefore you can use the star piping tip to pipe the filling into a fancy design for your savory macarons.
Tomato Basil Feta Savory Macarons
The filling is made by creaming together cream cheese, feta cheese, basil leaves, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Diced tomatoes are folded into the cream cheese savory macaron filling.
The macarons are assembled by placing 1 macaron shell, then adding a basil leaf, the cream cheese filling, and another macaron shell to sandwich the savory macaron together.
Smoked Salmon and Wasabi Savory Macarons
Smoked salmon and wasabi savory macarons are made with a cream cheese based filling.
The wasabi powder is mixed with a small amount of water to emulsify it.
Next, the cream cheese is beaten until fluffy, and then the wasabi paste mixture is added to it.
Soy sauce, milk, and green onions are added to the cream cheese base to make this savory macaron filling.
To assemble the smoked salmon and wasabi savory macarons, the cream cheese filling is piped onto the macaron shell, and then is topped with a strip of folded smoked salmon. A small amount of cream cheese macaron filling is piped on to of the smoked salmon for the other macaron shell to hold it closed.
These macarons are not able to be frozen, and it is recommended you assemble them right before serving.
Goat Cheese Savory Macarons
Goat cheese savory macarons are made with a fig compote. The figs are chopped, heated, and then cooled.
The filling is made with mascarpone cheese, goat cheese, and black sesame seeds creamed together.
To assemble the goat cheese savory macarons, pipe a ring of the creamy goat cheese mixture around the edge of the macaron shell.
Add the fig compote to the center of the macaron. Top with the other macaron shell and sandwich together.
Pimento Cheese Savory Macarons
Pimento cheese savory macarons are made with a mixing pimento cheese with heavy cream in a food processor until fully combined.
You can even make your own pimento cheese at home for a more intense flavor for your savory macarons.
Bacon Savory Macarons
Bacon savory macarons are made with a buttercream based filling.
Butter is creamed with powdered sugar, and then a hint of maple syrup and vanilla extract are added.
Mix in chopped pieces of bacon to create your savory macaron filling. Pipe inside your macaron shells and sandwich together for a savory bacon macaron.