Category Archives: macaron

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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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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Sesame seed & honey macarons

Sesame seed shells and honey buttercream filling. Amazingly different and wonderfully tasty. As I was planning these, I thought the biggest hurdle would be grinding the sesame seeds fine enough without just making tahini. My first thought was to try … Continue reading

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Hazelnut chocolate macarons plus printable template

Nutella macarons sans nutella! It has been ages since I’ve made macarons – so long, in fact, that 3G yelled, “YESSSS!!!” when I handed him one of these. Poor deprived child 😉 I want to experiment with different bases for … Continue reading

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