Tag Archives: Lemon macarons

Attempt no. 44 – the lemon macaron

With all of the experience I now have under my belt, both figuratively and literally, I decided to go back nearly full circle to attempt no. 2 and finally perfect my lemon macaron. Admittedly, I’ve become a bit more casual … Continue reading

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Attempt no. 23 – the lemon macaron

Today, I am dispensing with the philosophy and going straight into the baking. Since Socrates said that knowledge leads to virtue, and I haven’t achieved virtue yet (macaronically speaking), this means I need more knowledge, so I have watched a … Continue reading

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Attempt no. 11 – the lemon macaron with lemon-vanilla buttercream

This week’s attempt comes from the Blahnik Baker website. A nice, simple recipe on a webpage whose macaron photographs make mine look like they were taken in a munitions dump.  How hard can this be?

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Attempt no. 2 – the lemon macaron

As we saw in Attempt no. 1, my macaron shells had some flaws.  The website Chocoparis.com provides these troubleshooting tips: If the macaron shells are cracked and have no feet it means the batter was overmixed. The batter should have … Continue reading

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