How to Make Boozy Macarons

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Boozy macarons are a fun, edgy party food you can devour at your next get together!

Boozy macarons are made by adding your favorite alcohol flavors to a buttercream filling or chocolate ganache.

Try making your own boozy macaron flavors at home using these mesmerizing filling ideas.

Dark Chocolate Irish Cream Macarons

Dark chocolate Irish cream macarons are made by making the macaron shells plain, with color if desired.

Dark chocolate Irish cream filling is made by adding 2-3 tbsp of Irish cream to dark chocolate ganache.

As soon as the dark chocolate ganache is smooth and mixed together, add the Irish cream.

It will thin out the ganache, but just place it in the fridge for it to firm up prior to piping on your macarons.

Coffee and Bailey’s Macarons

Coffee and Bailey’s macarons are made by adding espresso powder to the macaron batter to flavor the shells with a hint of coffee.

The filling of the macaron is made by adding bailey’s to a dark chocolate ganache.

Champagne Macarons

Champagne macarons are made by adding a hint of champagne into a buttercream base frosting.

Champagne macarons can be decorated with a bit of gold dust to make them shine bright.

Mojito Macarons

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.

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.

Raspberry Vodka Dark Chocolate Ganache Macaron

Raspberry vodka macarons are made by adding red food coloring to macaron batter.

There are 2 fillings for these raspberry vodka macarons.

One of the fillings is raspberry vodka jelly.

It is made by cooking frozen raspberries with agar agar powder, and then adding a small amount of raspberry vodka.

The mixture is put through a sieve to remove all of the seeds. The jelly sets as it cools.

The next filling is a raspberry vodka dark chocolate ganache.

Raspberry vodka is heated with the heavy cream, and then poured over dark chocolate. One the mixture has come together and is a smooth consistency, it is placed in the fridge until it sets.

Raspberry vodka macarons are assembled by piping a ring of chocolate ganache, and then placing the raspberry vodka jelly in the center.

You can add a little more ganache on top of the jelly, and then sandwich them together to create your boozy macaron.

How to Make Boozy Macarons

Vanilla Rum Macarons

Vanilla rum macarons are made by making plain macaron batter.

Vanilla rum macarons are filled with creamy vanilla rum ganache.

Vanilla rum ganache is made by heating up the heavy cream with a cut vanilla bean and then pouring it over white chocolate to create the base of the ganache.

Add vanilla extract and rum (1-2 tbsp) or rum flavoring (couple of drops).

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Rosé Macarons

Rosé macarons have a light, crisp, hint of wine flavor to them.

Rosé macarons are made by making a plain macaron batter. You can add a bit of pink gel food coloring to the macaron batter if desired.

Rosé Macarons are filled with rosé buttercream filling.

Rosé buttercream filling can be made by mixing together:

  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tbsp rosé