5 Instagram-worthy macaron recipes you have to try

Time to start beating those egg whites!

by: Jess | 24 Nov 2014
recipes, desserts, treats, sweets

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


  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.


  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.

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