Mint Chocolate Macarons

   Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Today’s a fabulous day for those who love green such as myself. I baked these bright, shamrock-green, mint chocolate macarons to celebrate this occasion. In an attempt to make my macarons more festive than just coloring them green, I decided to try my hand at piping out shells in the shape of shamrocks. Unfortunately, my subpar piping skills were no match for the job. After piping out my nth pitiful, unrecognizable blob, I abandoned my dream of creating shamrock shelled macarons. Not being able to pipe out identifiable shamrocks wasn’t the only problem. From the excitement of the possibility in creating something other than circular shells, I had forgotten that these “shamrock” shells that I was piping out needed to be identical. I only realized this near the end of my dream. Then, feeling defiant, I tried to pipe out a few more in hopes that they’d look remotely similar. Nope.

So, I have here my unoriginally circular mint chocolate macarons. But they’re still yummy and come on, no one even remembers what shape this deliciousness was once it gets inhaled anyway.


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