They are colorful and very tasty. The combinations of different flavored cookies and different flavored fillings are endless. I left the class feeling very confident that I can successfully make them at home.
We made three different flavors:
Pumpkin with Salted Caramel Buttercream
Spiced with Apple Cider Buttercream
Hazelnut with Dark Chocolate Ganache.
They were amazing.
I don't think many people really make them so I won't post any recipes on the blog. I just wanted to share the experience with pictures.
They're not in any order. I captioned some of them.
It's all in the technique to produce a nice Macaron.
There was a Hippy in the Classroom today!
Peace in the Kitchen!
|The piping bags are filled with the tip on, and the end of the bag was not|
cut until the bag was full.
|It's all about the technique to get them piped perfectly onto the parchment circles.|
|The chef demonstrating the technique of piping the batter,|
|This is our tray!|
We were very pleased with the results.
|The batter was weighed so we could share it equally with the other|
team in the class.
|This was our second tray. We each piped half of them on the sheet pan.|
I believe these are the Spiced Macarons.
|This is our tray of the Hazelnut Macarons.|
|Preparing the Dark Chocolate Ganache filling for the Hazelnut Macarons.|
|Brandy was added to the Ganache.|
|Salted Caramel for the Buttercream filling in the Pumpkin Macarons.|
|This is our tray of Pumpkin with Salted Caramel Buttercream filling.|
We thought they look pretty good!
|This is the food coloring added to the Hazelnut Meringue.|
|The technique for getting the cookie batter to the perfect consistency.|
|Getting ready to fold the Flour and the Meringue together for the cookie batter.|
|The batter ingredients have to be weighed properly.|