Spring is full of bright colors after a long, dark winter.
Spring macarons can be made into an array of vibrant colors.
When making your spring macaron flavors, try to make at least 2-3 different bright colored macarons.
You can match the colors you’ve chosen for your macarons to the fillings you plan to use for your spring macarons.
Spring macaron flavors include citrus, fruit, rose, and tea flavored 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.
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.
Lemon macarons are made with a buttercream based macaron filling.
The buttercream is made by adding lemon juice and lemon zest to create the tart buttercream icing.
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.
Raspberry macarons are made with a buttercream based filling.
The buttercream is mixed with raspberry jam to create a raspberry buttercream macaron filling.
If you’re wanting a more concentrated burst of flavor, add a bit of jam to the center of the raspberry macaron.
Earl Grey Macarons
Earl grey macarons are made by adding purple gel food coloring and ground up earl grey tea leaves to macaron batter.
Early grey macarons are filled with earl grey buttercream icing.
Early grey tea leaves are added to a buttercream icing base to create this mesmerizing tea macaron flavor.
Taste test, and add more tea if necessary to have a punch of earl grey flavor.
Lavender macarons are made by adding ground up dried lavender to macaron batter.
The filling is a honey buttercream frosting.
You can add more ground up dried lavender to the honey buttercream if you want even more lavender flavor in your lavender macarons.