Tag: buttercream

Macarons, Recipes

Mardi Gras King Cake Macarons

King Cakes are a sweet tradition during Mardi Gras, which officially begins on Epiphany Sunday, aka Twelfth Night, and ends on Fat Tuesday.  It is thought that the King Cake came to New Orleans from France in the late 1800’s.  The cake typically has a plastic baby hidden inside, representing Jesus.  Some King Cakes typically […]

Macarons, Recipes

Strawberry-Rhubarb Macarons

I enjoy wandering the various stalls at our local Farmer’s Market to see what the local farmers are selling.  This year, when the market re-opened during late spring, early summer, I found locally grown rhubarb and strawberries, which inspired my Strawberry-Rhubarb Macarons. These macarons have strawberry in the cookie, and filled with a delicious rhubarb […]

Macarons, Recipes

Shamrock Macarons with Minty-Green Buttercream

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these delicious Shamrock Macarons with a Minty-Green Buttercream. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: MACARON 150 grams powdered sugar 124 grams almond flour 100 grams egg whites, room temp (about 3) 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 66 grams castor sugar (ultra fine). about 1/4 cup MINTY GREEN BUTTERCREAM 1/2 cup butter, room temperature […]