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Vanilla Bean Macarons

I was recently asked to make some macarons for a kitchen tea. It’s been quite a while since I served up a batch of these popular treats, and I decided it was time to try and get a bit more creative. This is the recipe for the vanilla bean flavour, for the Rose flavoured macarons ...

Rose flavoured macarons

In honour of a special kitchen tea I recently got a bit fancy with my macarons. First up I made a batch of delicious vanilla bean flavoured macarons, see the recipe HERE, and next were these pretty rose ones. Both recipes use my basic macaron recipe, and you will need the following ingredients: rosewater pink ...

Chocolate Macarons

No matter how many lemon, raspberry, or pistachio macarons I offer up, someone always asks why I didn’t make chocolate. These use the basic macaron recipe which you can find HERE, and a milk chocolate ganache which you can find HERE. *Please note: follow the recipe as for basic macarons, but substitute 50 g of ...

Macaron Fillings

This is the page you will need if you’re after fillings. For my basic macaron recipe click HERE, and for general tips and hints click HERE. My go-to filling is chocolate ganache. I have also used tinted buttercream and I love salted caramel, in which case I tint the macaron shells brown to match. Here ...

How To: Tips For Making Macarons

This is the post you need to read before making macarons for the first time. The recipe itself is HERE. -First and foremost, when it comes to method Italian meringue is the way to go. I tried the French meringue but it’s just not as stable. If you’re using the Italian meringue instead you’re already ...

Macarons

Here, finally, is the recipe for macarons using the Italian meringue method. The recipe below makes a large batch, but I haven’t bothered trying to halve or reduce the quantities because macarons keep really well, make a great gift, and generally don’t last very long in our house. Keep in mind, this is a basic ...