Time and again, I get asked what’s my macaron secret. The secret is, there is no secret. I deflate the batter so there are no peaks when piped. Macarons are evenly spaced to bake uniformly. Oh, and I follow directions . Yes, I still follow directions. I’m also a big fan of not so crazy colors with macarons. Here, you can see powdered ube (purple yam, not potato). What’s your macaron secret?
- Save fruit containers to use as petal formers. Apple containers for bigger slightly cupped petals, and mango for rounder petals.
- Deviled eggs dish for smaller petals.