Black macarons are a striking color that will peak people’s interest.
Macarons can be deceiving with their color, people have no idea what flavor they’re biting into.
Black macarons are made by adding a small amount of black gel food coloring to macaron shell batter.
You can also flavor the macaron shells by adding 1/4 tsp of extracts or up to 1-2 tbsp of coffee grounds, cookie crumble, etc.
Black Praline Macarons
Black Praline Macarons are made by adding chopped cacao nibs and small pieces of hazelnuts to the tops of the macarons right after piping them.
The filling is made by making a hazelnut praline buttercream frosting. Praline is a nutty, earthy flavor that is one of the most flavorful nut macarons you can make.
Cookies and Cream Macarons
Cookies and cream macarons are made by dusting the tops of the macaron shells with sprinkle of cookie crumble.
The buttercream based filling is made by adding vanilla extract, crushed Oreo cookies, and Oreo cookie crumble.
The mixture is blended until smooth and piped into the macaron shells.
The black macaron shell against the dark grey filling makes these macarons look irresistible!
Dark Chocolate Peppermint Macarons
Dark chocolate peppermint macarons are made by adding peppermint oil and black gel food coloring to macaron batter.
You can add a sprinkle of crushed candy candies to the tops of the macarons prior to putting them to bake in the oven for a pop of color against the black macarons.
Dark chocolate peppermint macarons are filled with dark chocolate ganache.
Chocolate ganache is rich, creamy, and goes well with the complimenting flavored peppermint macarons.
Orange and Dark Chocolate Macarons
Orange and dark chocolate macarons are made with a vanilla bean outer shell, colored with black gel food coloring.
The center filling is a orange zest infused dark chocolate ganache.
Orange dark chocolate macarons have a rich and citrus flavor.
Orange and dark chocolate macarons are quite dark – black shell with a dark brown filling.
You could put a little bit of candied orange bits on the tops of the macaron shells prior to baking for a bit of an orange pop of the color on top of the black macarons.