Wedding macarons are beautiful and intricate cookies that can be served on a 3 tier stand, or as a macaron tower on a dessert buffet table.
Wedding macarons can be flavored with a variety of flavors including adult beverages (champagne macarons), or dessert flavors (white chocolate ganache macarons).
Wedding macarons can be colored white, gold, or made to be a specific color to match your wedding colors.
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.
Vanilla Bean Macarons
Vanilla bean macaron shells can be flavored with the contents of a vanilla pod into the macaron batter.
The filling is made by adding vanilla bean paste to cream cheese frosting. You can add in vanilla extract if you’re wanting a stronger vanilla flavor.
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.
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.
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.
Turtle macarons are made by substituting some of the almond flour for pecan flour to macaron batter.
The turtles are filled with freshly made caramel sauce.
Caramel sauce is made by cooking sugar in a saucepan and waiting for it to crystallize into an amber color.
Once you’ve reached your desired color, heavy cream is added to the sauce to make creamy and delicious caramel. Butter is added to thin out the caramel sauce and make it more of a rich caramel flavor.
Top the turtle macarons with melted chocolate and pecans.
Add a little chocolate on one half of a pecan and stick it to the top of the macaron.
Add drizzled melted chocolate over the pecan to make it look eye catching and complete the turtle flavor of pecans, chocolate, and caramel.
Salted Caramel Macarons
Salted caramel macarons are made by creating a caramel sauce using the “wet” method.
Sugar and water are combined in a saucepan white it crystalizes and forms an amber color.
Heavy cream and butter are added to give the caramel sauce a rich and buttery taste while it thickens.
Once the sauce has thickened up, salt is added to give the caramel sauce a salty finish to the sweet caramel. When filling the macarons, a little goes a long way!
Coffee macarons are made by adding a small dusting of coffee grounds to the tops of the macaron shells right after piping them.
Coffee macarons are filled with coffee cream cheese buttercream icing.
You can add in your coffee flavor by adding a small amount of strong coffee, espresso, or using a pack of instant coffee with a bit of hot water.
Add the coffee in slowly to your filling, you don’t want the flavor to be too overpowering, or too thin of an icing to pipe.
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.