Category Archives: macaron

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

I was honoured to co-host the October Daring Bakers challenge with my wonderful friend Korena and we dared everyone to make macarons. The Daring Bakers tackled the macaron back in October 2009, however with so many new members we thought … 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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Cherry ripe macarons

I had half a packet of desiccated coconut left over from another project and had been looking for a use for it, then as I was looking for something else in that aisle in the supermarket, I happened upon the … Continue reading

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Piña colada macarons

Coconut (nut-free) shells with a rum-spiked pineapple curd filling. Serve these up at your next cocktail party! Made with coconut, these are bordering on macaroon status… but the prep is the same as a macaron so I’m torn… I read … Continue reading

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