Category Archives: macaron

“Hot cross” macarons

More easter fun with macarons 😀 A sweetly spiced, fruity filling and topped with a lemon icing cross – all the flavours of a hot cross bun in a macaron! The shells 140g ground almonds 140g powdered (confectioner’s) sugar pinch … Continue reading

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“Creme egg” macarons

Easter is upon us! My kids gave up eating chocolate easter eggs a few years ago, but there’s always room for macarons. Always. Enter, “creme egg” macarons! Chocolate shells, filled with a vanilla ermine frosting “egg white” and a yellow … Continue reading

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Very berry macarons

How about ditching the roses for a sweet treat this Valentine’s Day? Pretty pink macarons with a lusciously fruity mixed berry gelée filling. If this is your first time, for a full step-by-step tutorial on making macarons, check out this … Continue reading

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Pumpkin spice macarons

Pumpkin coloured shells with a delicious spiced buttercream filling. Perfect for your Hallowe’en celebrations! Makes 30 filled macarons Preparation: 20 minutes Resting: 20 minutes Baking: 2 x 18 minutes Cooling: 30 minutes + Filling: 10 minutes Maturing: up to 24 … Continue reading

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A step by step guide to macarons using the Italian meringue method

UPDATED with a new FAQ at the end of the post, compiled from the questions in the comments sections here and on my other macaron posts. Macarons are a quintessentially French pastry – beautiful, delicate, and a bit finicky – … Continue reading

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VEGAN macarons!

I kid you not! And the best part is that they are made with a simple, cheap, easy to find ingredient. No expensive specialty products or trips to the healthfood store required. I stumbled across this recipe for eggless vegan … Continue reading

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Turkish Delight macarons

I’m continuing in my quest to create new and exciting macaron flavours, and, once again, taking my cue from something else. I’ve made rose macarons before, but for these ones I wanted actual Turkish Delight to feature. The recipe I … Continue reading

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