Giant Strawberry and Cream French Macarons

If you know me, you know I love everything about French Macarons. I found this recipe while I was looking for a new one to try, and having fresh strawberries in the fridge, I decided to make these sweet light desserts. These cookies are two large Macaron shells with homemade sweetened whipped cream and fresh…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Two Tier Layer Cake with French Macarons.

Getting back to baking and blogging is something I’ve been wanting to do since the new year.  So, here is how I made my Mother’s two tier birthday cake paired with French Macarons in her favorite flavors. For this cake I used 3 batches of my pre-made chocolate cake mixes. Once made, it’s good for…

Macarons Fit for a Bride

“Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul satisfying and eternal.”- Julia Child This past weekend I made four different kinds of French macarons for my sister’s bridal shower. I planned on baking just a few dozen but, after making 3…

French Macarons 3 More Ways!

Lavender White Chocolate, Raspberry Cream & Rainbow Buttercream French Macarons Cooking is my meditation, (not medication; that’s sugar) but I also like to have fun in the kitchen. I love creating new tastes and experiment with old and new recipes. So today I made French Macarons. The first being a light purple cookie with a…

The French Macaron

L’æuvre d’art, c’est une idée qu’on exagére. -André Gide “A work of art is an idea that someone exaggerates.” Le Macaron Français. I have admired through the windows of bakeries and Pâtisseries these sweet petite desserts that are as delicious as they are delicate. Nervous but anxious to try my hand at them I did…