How to Make Macarons: An Illustrated, Step-by-Step Guide

I have gone through countless batches of maca-wrongs before finally achieving the desired result of fully formed feet, no hollows, and smooth shells. It was definitely a rough start for me in the beginning. Reading endlessly on how to make macarons, I gleaned information in hopes of being successful on the first try. Yeah, that didn’t exactly work out.

I learned the hard way with an inordinate amount of trial-and-error because it was difficult for me to substantially change what I was doing in fear of ruining a batch even worse than I had before. After making batch after batch, I slowly deduced what worked and what didn’t. I’ll be sharing what I’ve learned along the way with the intention of helping others make great macarons.
If you’ve never made macarons before, this will be perfect as a starter in learning how. And if you’ve already made them before but are still struggling (really, who isn’t), there’s still a lot of great information and tips that might help!

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