Tropical macarons can be made for summertime celebrations, a Hawaiian themed party, birthday celebration, baby shower, or bridal shower.
Make your own tropical flavored macarons at home using these incredibly tasty macaron flavor ideas!
Mojito macarons are made using your favorite macaron recipe, and then adding a hint of green food coloring to the macaron batter.
Mojito macarons are filled with 2 different fillings.
The first is a mojito ganache, made by adding rum bakery emulsion flavoring, lime oil, fresh lime juice, chopped up fresh mint leaves to a white chocolate ganache base.
The second filling is a lime center made of sweetened condensed milk, fresh lime juice, and lime zest.
The ganache is piped in a ring around the edge of the macaron shell, while the sweet lime center is piped in the middle of the macaron shell.
Lemon macarons are made by adding 1/4 tsp of lemon extract to the macaron shell batter.
The filling of the lemon macarons are made by adding lemon zest and lemon juice to a buttercream base frosting.
Lemon macarons are tart, tangy, with a little sweetness from the frosting.
Pineapple macarons are made by adding a bit of yellow food coloring to the macaron shell batter.
The center filling is made by creating a puree using pineapple chunks.
The pureed pineapple is mixed with rice flour and coconut flour over the stove for a few minutes until it thickens.
Once it’s cooled down, it’ll ready to be piped onto the macaron shells.
Banana Cream Macarons
Banana cream macarons are made by creating the shells of the macarons first.
The filling of the banana cream macarons is vanilla custard, and a slice of banana. The bananas have a bit of lemon juice squirted on them to prevent them from turning brown.
The banana cream macarons have a small bit of meringue piped on top of them, that are torched to cook the meringue.
Mango macarons are made by creating the macaron shells, and adding a bit of yellow or orange food coloring to the macaron batter.
The filling of the mango macarons is made by adding mango puree to a buttercream base frosting.
Coconut Key Lime Macarons
Coconut key lime macarons are made by adding shredded coconut, coconut extract, toasted coconut, and green food coloring to macaron batter.
Coconut key lime macarons are filled with key lime buttercream frosting. Key lime buttercream frosting can be made by adding fresh lime juice, and lime zest to the base of buttercream icing.
Passionfruit macarons are made by adding a bit of purple food coloring to the macaron batter.
You can add a bit of freeze dried raspberries to the tops of the macaron shells if desired.
The filling of the macarons is made by adding passionfruit curd, passionfruit juice, and melted chocolate together.
The filling needs to be chilled for a few hours prior to piping onto the macaron shells.
Piña Colada Macarons
Piña colada macarons are made by adding a little coconut flour to the macaron batter.
After the macarons have been piped, a sprinkle of shredded coconut is added to the tops of the macaron shells.
The filling of the piña colada macarons is made by adding rum extract, pineapple juice, and coconut cream to a buttercream frosting.
Grapefruit macarons are made by adding grapefruit zest to the macaron batter.
The grapefruit filling for macarons is made by adding grapefruit zest and grapefruit juice to a buttercream base frosting.
Cherry macarons are made by adding red or pink food coloring to the macaron batter.
Finely chopped cherries are added to a buttercream base frosting for the cherry macaron filling.
Kiwi macarons are made by adding green food coloring to macaron batter.
Kiwi macarons are filled by making your own kiwi jam using fresh kiwi, lime juice, a sugar syrup, and gelatin to thicken it up.
Peach macarons are made by adding a bit of orange food coloring to the macaron shell batter.
Peach macarons are filled with peach jam.
To create the look of a real peach, paint the outside of the macarons using milk and orange coloring, and another container with milk and red food coloring.
Immediately after painting the outside of the macaron, dip the shells into sugar to coat it. Add 2 mint leaves and stick them into the jam.
Watermelon macarons can be made by coloring the shells either pink or green.
Watermelon macarons are filled with a cream cream frosting that has watermelon flavoring added to it.
The outside of the macarons can be painted with a black edible marker to create the look of seeds on your pink macarons.
You can even paint the edges green for a full watermelon macaron look.
Raspberry macarons are made by adding a bit of food coloring to the macaron batter to make them either pink or red.
Raspberry macaron filling is made by adding raspberry jam to a buttercream base filling.
Raspberry jam is much more concentrated in flavor, therefore it flavors buttercream much better than using crushed raspberries.