National Macaroon Day: 3 ways to make perfect macaroons


May 31 is National Macaroon Day. So why not celebrate the day by making your very own homemade macaroons.

If you ever needed an excuse to eat a Macaroon. Then National Macaroon Day is just that. Every year, come May 31, is the day of the macaroon. But, instead of just heading down to the shops to buy a box of them, why not try your hand at making your own.

There are lots of advantages to making your food after all. 90% of the time they are healthier than anything you can buy off the store shelve. You know what goes into them to start with. They usually taste better as well and it is tons of fun.

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So if you do fancy giving it a go today, or any other day, it doesn’t need to be National Macaroon Day to make your own macaroons. Try out one of these 3 recipes.

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Coconut Macaroons by Once Upon A Chef

If you are a coconut lover then this will be right up your alley. A very easy recipe that produces over 20 macaroons. It takes approximately 45 minutes to cook in total with 20 minutes prep and 25 minutes to cook.

Beth’s Foolproof French Macaroon Recipe by Entertaining With Beth

It’s not always easy to make macaroons, and some, like me, fail miserably time and time again. If you are struggling, but really want to make the classic french macaroon, then I highly recommend you check out Beth’s Foolproof French Macaroon video.

Chocolate Macaroons – No Bake by Genius Kitchen

Last but not least, I have a chocolate macaroon recipe here for all of the chocolate lovers out there. But, it is not the chocolate that makes this one the best, it is the no baked part. Sorry if you are a lover of baking but I have always found that no-bake recipes mean less washing up, which is a big win.

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Will you be making your own macaroons tonight? Or are you buying them? Leave a comment below with what your plans are.