Holiday French Macarons
French Macarons are elegant almond meringue cookies, sandwiched together with a light buttercream. They are the perfect small bite to serve with coffee or after dinner, and they freeze well. In this hands-on class, learn the tricks to mastering these naturally gluten-free cookies and a go-to-recipe for a creamy Swiss buttercream that you will want to use for frosting all of your cakes.
Previously the Pastry Chef at Poppy in Seattle, Chef Thanh Tang, will share the techniques for making the perfect macaron batter, how to pipe, fill and flavor the evenly-sized cookie.
Sample in class, and then take the rest home to impress family and friends. You will make:
Almond Macaron with Honey Roasted Chestnut Butter Cream
Cinnamon Macaron with Spiced Cranberry Buttercream