5 Instagram-worthy macaron recipes you have to try

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by: Jess
 
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Macarons or macaroons? These two treats are often confused, so we're going to set the bar straight...

Macaroons:

  Italian origin
  Chewy cookies
  Made from desiccated coconut, sugar and egg white and baked until golden
  Originally gluten-free
  National macaroon day: May 31st
  Try this coconut cherry macaroons recipe.

Macarons:


  French origin
  Consist of a ganache filling sandwiched between two crunchy meringue-like cookies
  Made from fine almond flour, sugar, egg white, and usually some colouring
•  Originally gluten-free
  National macaron day: March 20th

Top 5 macaron recipes:

1. White chocolate and raspberry macarons - A winning combo of flavours. Light and crunchy with a soft flavourful filling.

2. Milk tart macarons - A contemporary twist on the beloved old fashioned milk tart.

3. Liquorice macarons with black sesame - An Italian-inspired macaron recipe with liquorice.

4. Chocolate macarons - We would be lost without this flavour... of anything!

5. Pink macarons - The prettiest, sweetest treat.

- Food24

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