From Cherry to Lychee: It’s Red Macaron Madness!

Red Macaron Flavors

Love macarons?

If so, then you’re probably know all too well that these delectable delights in a variety of flavors and of course, colors.

From orange, to yellow, and even purple, there’s one color that stands out among the rest is red, and there are plenty of delicious red macaron flavors to try.

Red macarons can be made with a variety of flavors, from fruity to chocolatey. Some popular options include red velvet, raspberry, strawberry, and cherry.

With so many options to choose from, you’re sure to find a flavor that you love. So grab your apron and get ready to whip up some tasty red macarons!

Classic Red Macaron Flavors

Cherry Macarons

Cherry macarons, the quintessential delicacy for any celebration. The cherry filling, an exquisite concoction of fresh cherries, sugar, and a dash of tangy lemon juice, piped into delicate macaron shells creates a sensational fruity treat that’s perfect for any outdoor summer event or a cozy indoor gathering.

To create this blissful indulgence from Hug for Your Belly, measure out four ounces of confectioners’ sugar, two ounces of almond flour, one ounce of granulated sugar, two large egg whites, and a quarter teaspoon of salt, and don’t forget the red gel food color.

Whip up the egg whites with salt and sugar, fold in the dry ingredients, and pipe the batter onto a baking sheet. Let the macaron shells sit and bake at 300°F until cooked to perfection.

To add the finishing touch, prepare the frosting with four ounces of cream cheese, a stick of salted butter, three to four cups of powdered sugar, and two tablespoons of Maraschino cherry juice. Fill the macarons with frosting and top each with six halved Maraschino cherries.

For optimum enjoyment, refrigerate for at least 12 hours before consuming, but they can be savored immediately too. You can store them in the fridge for up to three days, but trust me; they won’t last that long!

Raspberry Macarons

Raspberry macarons, a classic flavor that never fails to win hearts. The sweet and tangy raspberry filling is a delightful blend of fresh raspberries, sugar, and a dash of tart lemon juice, piped into luscious macaron shells that will leave you craving more. Perfect for Valentine’s Day or any occasion that calls for romance.

The House of Nash Eats recipe for Raspberry Macarons is a guaranteed way to indulge in these exquisite treats. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, the macarons are filled with raspberry jam and creamy raspberry buttercream. The recipe calls for a delightful mix of almond flour/meal, powdered sugar, freeze-dried raspberries, eggs, sugar, butter, raspberry jam, and heavy cream.

Making these delectable macarons requires a series of steps that include blending the raspberries, sifting the dry ingredients, beating the egg whites and sugar, folding in the almond flour mixture, prepping the baking sheets, piping the macaron shells, drying the macarons, preheating the oven, baking the macarons, making the raspberry buttercream filling, and piping the filling.

To ensure success, the recipe provides a few expert tips that include using a kitchen scale, silicone mat, and getting creative with flavors. The recipe also shares tips for knowing when the macaron batter is at the perfect consistency and how long macarons last after baking.

For those looking to explore and experiment, the recipe also provides variations for the outer macaroon shells and fillings that are bound to create unique and exciting flavors.

Strawberry Macarons

Ah, the timeless and classic Strawberry Macarons! A fruity and sweet indulgence that perfectly captures the essence of spring and summer, making it a must-have at any garden party or baby shower.

The delicious filling is made by cooking fresh strawberries with sugar and a hint of tangy lemon juice, which is then piped into delicate macaron shells to create an exquisite treat.

This delightful recipe for Strawberry Macarons from Sugar Spice and Glitter is a perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day, and boy, is it beautiful! The recipe is simple to follow, but be sure to follow the precise measurements and techniques to achieve the perfect results.

The ingredients include powdered icing sugar, almond flour or almond meal, sea salt, egg whites, granulated sugar, strawberry powder, and powdered pink food coloring. For the filling, you’ll need unsalted butter, powdered icing sugar, vanilla extract, and strawberry puree or compote.

To make these delightful macarons, you’ll need to start by combining the dry ingredients, then whisk the egg whites, adding the sugar until stiff peaks form. Next, fold in the strawberry powder and pipe the batter onto baking sheets, tapping them flat to remove any pesky air bubbles.

The macarons are then baked for 14 minutes and cooled on parchment paper.

For the delicious filling, cream the butter, add powdered sugar, vanilla, and strawberry puree, and pipe it into the center of the macarons. To make things even easier, the recipe includes a free printable recipe and a helpful video.

Dessert Recipe Site Ingredients
Cherry Macarons Hug for Your Belly Confectioners’ sugar, almond flour, granulated sugar, egg whites, salt, red gel food coloring, cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, Maraschino cherries
Raspberry Macarons The House of Nash Eats Almond flour/meal, powdered sugar, freeze-dried raspberries, eggs, sugar, butter, raspberry jam, heavy cream
Strawberry Macarons Sugar Spice and Glitter Powdered icing sugar, almond flour or almond meal, sea salt, egg whites, granulated sugar, strawberry powder, powdered pink food coloring, unsalted butter, powdered icing sugar, vanilla extract, strawberry puree or compote

Popular Red Macaron Flavors

Red Velvet Macarons

The rich and decadent flavor of red velvet cake is perfectly captured in these delicate macarons, and the tangy cream cheese filling adds a creamy element that perfectly balances out the sweetness of the macaron shell.

These macarons are perfect for any occasion, from fancy dinner parties to cozy nights in.

Salt and Baker’s post provides an incredible recipe for Red Velvet Macarons, including a list of ingredients, step-by-step instructions, and helpful tips to ensure that your macarons come out perfectly every time.

The ingredients include almond flour, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, egg whites, cream of tartar, vanilla extract, gel red food coloring, cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar.

Following the instructions, you’ll start by sifting the dry ingredients and preparing the wet ingredients. Combine the wet and dry ingredients, pipe the macarons, release the air bubbles, let them rest, and bake.

Then, make the delicious cream cheese frosting and assemble the macarons.

This recipe also provides helpful tips for making ahead, storing, and freezing, so you can enjoy these macarons whenever you desire.

Additionally, you’ll find answers to commonly asked questions about making macarons, so you can be sure to get it right every time.

Dessert Recipe Site Ingredients
Red Velvet Macarons Salt and Baker’s post Almond flour, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, egg whites, cream of tartar, vanilla extract, gel red food coloring, cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar

Unique Red Macaron Flavors

Lychee Macarons

If you’re looking for a dessert that will take your taste buds on a journey to the exotic flavors of China, then look no further than Lychee Macarons.

These delicate and floral macarons are infused with the delicious flavors of lychee powder or extract, and filled with a creamy buttercream made with luscious lychee puree.

Baking Forever’s article on Lychee Macarons provides a recipe that promises to be the best-tasting lychee macarons you’ll ever try.

And with lychee being an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, it’s no surprise that it’s often used in desserts like ganache and curd.

The recipe includes step-by-step instructions for making the macaron shells, lychee jam, and lychee buttercream, so you can impress your friends and family with your baking skills.

And with helpful tips for avoiding common mistakes with the batter and maintaining the baking temperature, there’s no reason not to give these Lychee Macarons a try!

Pomegranate Macarons

These delicate and delicious macarons are flavored with pomegranate powder or extract, and filled with a creamy white chocolate ganache infused with even more pomegranate flavor.

Pies and Tacos’ recipe for Pomegranate Macarons provides step-by-step instructions for making these delightful treats, including tips for using gel-based food coloring and achieving the perfect consistency for your pomegranate jam.

And with advice on how to store your macarons for optimal flavor and texture, you can enjoy these macarons for up to 7 days in the fridge.

The recipe includes a full list of ingredients and instructions for making the macarons, pomegranate jam, and buttercream, so you can impress your guests with your baking skills.

And for those watching their calorie intake, the nutritional information is also provided.

Dessert Recipe Site Ingredients
Lychee Macarons Baking Forever’s article Almond flour, powdered sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar, granulated sugar, lychee powder/extract, unsalted butter, lychee puree
Pomegranate Macarons Pies and Tacos’ recipe Almond flour, powdered sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar, granulated sugar, pomegranate powder/extract, white chocolate, heavy cream, unsalted butter, pomegranate arils

Seasonal Red Macaron Flavors

Cranberry Macarons

Cranberry macarons offer a sweet and sour flavor that’s perfect for those who want a little tartness in their dessert.

The key to making these macarons is in the filling, which is made by simmering fresh or frozen cranberries with sugar and water until it becomes thick and jam-like.

This filling is then sandwiched between two crispy and delicate macaron shells for a truly delightful treat.

Barley and Sage provide a recipe for making cranberry sauce, cranberry curd, and white chocolate buttercream for macarons.

The cranberry sauce and curd should be chilled before use in the macarons. The macaron shells are made using almond flour, powdered sugar, egg whites, and cream of tartar. The white chocolate buttercream is created by mixing butter and powdered sugar.

Once assembled, the macarons should mature in the fridge for 12-24 hours to ensure maximum flavor.

Peppermint Macarons

Tis the season for peppermint and what better way to enjoy this flavor than in a perfectly baked macaron? Peppermint macarons are a classic seasonal treat that will be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

The filling is typically a peppermint buttercream frosting, which pairs perfectly with the chocolate macaron shells.

Little Sunny Kitchen has created the ultimate recipe for Peppermint (Christmas) Macarons!

This recipe is not for the faint of heart, as it requires precision and patience to achieve the perfect macaron. The recipe includes a variety of ingredients such as almond flour, powdered sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar, granulated sugar, red gel food coloring, peppermint extract, and buttercream filling.

But don’t worry, they also provide helpful tips and tricks to ensure your macarons come out just right.

Dessert Recipe Site Ingredients
Cranberry Macarons Barley and Sage Almond flour, powdered sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar, cranberries, granulated sugar, water, butter, white chocolate
Peppermint Macarons Little Sunny Kitchen Almond flour, powdered sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar, granulated sugar, red gel food coloring, peppermint extract, buttercream filling

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