Valentine’s day is a day to celebrate the people we love in our life.
Valentine’s day macarons are the perfect gift for your mom, sister, brother, or your significant other.
Valentine macarons flavors are filled with cinnamon, chocolate, and fruit flavors.
Valentine macarons can be made into pink, white, or red colors for a pop of color for your macaron cookies.
You can even make your valentine macarons into heart shapes for an added touch to your beautiful macarons. Find our printable heart shaped template.
You can decorate your valentine’s day macarons in variety of ways using food coloring, royal icing or chocolate and caramel drizzle.
Cinnamon Roll Macarons
Cinnamon roll macarons are made with cinnamon and nutmeg in their outer shells.
The center filling is made with a cream cheese buttercream icing. To add a little bit more sweetness, there is a caramel sauce filling to the center filling as well.
Dark Chocolate Ganache Macarons
Dark chocolate ganache macarons are rich and full of chocolate creamy flavors.
Dark chocolate ganache is made by adding hot heavy cream to dark chocolate melting wafers. Once the chocolate is fully mixed into the heavy cream, a little bit of butter is added to the ganache. The butter adds a smooth, velvety flavor to the ganache.
The ganache needs to cool prior to using. If you make it before baking your macaron shells, this will give it some time in the fridge to harden up and be ready to pipe into your macaron shells.
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.
Red Velvet Macarons
Red velvet macarons are made by adding cocoa powder, and vanilla extract to the macaron shell batter. Red velvet is a flavor that has both chocolate and vanilla flavors, making it truly memorable.
The filling of the red velvet macaron is a vanilla cream cheese icing. The cream cheese icing with the chocolate flavored macaron shells makes this flavor of macaron creamy and rich.
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.
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.
Hot Chocolate Macarons
Hot chocolate macarons are made by adding cocoa powder to macaron batter to create a chocolate macaron shell.
Hot chocolate macarons are filled with a marshmallow chocolate buttercream icing. Hot cocoa is added to a buttercream base to create the chocolate flavor. Marshmallow fluff is added to the buttercream icing for the marshmallow flavor. Marshmallow fluff is a spreadable cream that tastes just like marshmallows.
Hot chocolate macarons are topped with melted chocolate and a few mini marshmallows.
White Chocolate Ganache Macarons
White chocolate ganache macarons are full of sweet, creamy chocolate flavor.
You can make white chocolate ganache macarons by heating heavy cream, and pouring it over white chocolate melting wafers.
Make your chocolate ganache the day before, and let it sit in the fridge overnight, prior to filling your macarons.
White Chocolate Rose Macarons
White chocolate rose macarons are made by adding vanilla bean paste to the macaron shell batter.
For a bit of added decoration, you can add dried rose petals to the top of the macaron shells, right after piping them. They will make your macarons looked eye catching with it’s textured look.
The filling is made by adding rose water, and melted white chocolate to a buttercream base frosting.
To decorate the macarons, you can add a little more melted white chocolate and streak it on the top of the macaron shells. You can add a few more dried rose petals or sprinkles that will stick onto the melted white chocolate.