Posts in sweet macarons
Almond Macarons Recipe & Video Tutorial

Almond is a classic flavor and the filling also contains almond flour. Using a high quality almond extract will make the flavor even richer. These lovely almond macarons will brighten any occasion!

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Orange Macarons Recipe & Video Tutorial
Baking Macarons: The Swiss Meringue Method ~ Excerpt
French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 17: Macaroons vs. Macarons

Macaron is spelled correctly. Also, as it’s French, it’s pronounced as mah-kah-ron. Whenever I see it with a double o, I think of the coconut cookies. I like coconut macaroons, but they’re a completely different cookie.

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Chocolate Espresso Ganache Filling Recipe
"Baking French Macarons: A Beginner's Guide" Now Available in Paperback

Until this year, I never thought I’d write a cookbook. Sure, I’ve shared recipes before, as soap is made in a kitchen. But soap is easier to make than macarons and even a small bar lasts a lot longer than these delicate desserts.

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French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 9: Chocolate Mint Macarons

At first, all was great with the meringue. It had the standard stiff peaks and to get that lovely minty color, I added 7 drops of gel food coloring. And that was followed with one drop of pure peppermint essential oil. So it looked and smelled like chocolate mint chip ice cream.

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French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 8: Lemon Macaron Recipe

My third batch of lemon macarons behaved nicely! Drying time took 30 minutes, I didn’t add any lemon zest and when I peeked into the oven after 9 minutes I saw pretty yellow shells with feet!

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French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 7: Pistachios & Vanilla

I colored the batch green because of the pistachio flour. It also contained that marvelous vanilla bean paste which gives it more flavor and added interest to the shells. These shells came out flat but with feet.

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French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 4: Pink Lemonade Macarons & Lemon [Curd] Buttercream Filling ~ The Recipe