Monday, September 20, 2010

A little taste of miracle

Wren and I performed a baking miracle yesterday. We shockingly mastered a batch of macarons.
Photobucket I mean, you are talking to the lady who has her dinners delivered with step by step instructions. The lady who has burnt water, wrecked countless batches of cookies, accidentally made butter while trying to whip cream... for the most part my meals are considered unedible.
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but not these!!!
Photobucket It took a lot of patience. A lot of love.
Photobucket But they taste even more divine than they look! (I don' think I've ever said that!!!).
Photobucket I got the recipe here, but we made our own filling by pureeing raspberries into our buttercream icing. Then we had to quickly snap our photos at 11pm last night since we had a feeling they wouldn't last long!
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I hope you are having a sweet day as well

31 comments:

L said...

They look fabulous! I love the little plate you have them on that looks like and egg carton. It's too adorable.

Melanie@The Old White Cottage said...

I know you ship furniture, but will you ship me some of those as well?? ;-)

Yum!

Pudel-design said...

Oh they look delicious!
Even more than mine;)
I did some too, a couple days ago...
You can see them here;)

http://pudel-design.blogspot.com/2010/09/macarons.html

Lovely greetings...

cailen ascher said...

mmm...they look delicious! i love to cook, but have never made macaroons - they always seemed too difficult. i feel like i could tackle them now (perhaps...)

Douglas said...

Oh.My.Word.Marissa

Christa @ Stories of a House said...

I think a congratulations is in order!

Little Lovables said...

they are so feminine, and quite tasty looking as well!

Kathy said...

OH MY GOSH you did it!! My daughter-n-law and I have been trying to make that happen, it isn't easy!! I can't wait to tell her you did it! I'm sure she'll be asking you HOW! Congrats I for one can tell you not everyone can do that!

* French Farmhouse 425 * said...

~*~ You inspire me to try baking...Im with you ..Im sure ive burnt water and didnt know even how to make rice when I got married! ;)~ I bet they taste amazing and they look so pretty~*~*Rachel

Holly and Sean said...

THANKS so much ladies!! I really think it was a one time thing LOL, next batch will probably taste horrible.

L, good eye! It actually is a little egg crate I found in a thrift store a few months ago. I keep meaning to use it in the fridge, but it only has 9 dimples so I have to wait til I use up at least 3 eggs and by then I forget.

I believe they also sell them at Anthro in various colors!

Anne Marie said...

those look yum!

Auntie Bliss said...

Well done!! The color is perfect!!!
I love how you photographed them with rose petals :)

Allison said...

Good for you, Holly! They look so pretty and the raspberry filling sounds delicious. I will have to try that recipe. I've not been brave enough to venture into macaroon baking. Your macaroons look better than the ones at a bakery! You did a great job.

andrea said...

Those look devine, and I love the photographs.

Lovely Little Nest said...

Those macarons look delicious AND beautiful! I'm planning my sister's Bridal Shower and these would be perfect.

Question: How did you make yours PINK?

Shannon @ What's Up Whimsy said...

They look amazing! I am checking out the recipe right now!

Jo said...

Those look amazing! I've always been too afraid to try making them and I love to cook.

Jo

Anji Johnston said...

These look absolutely delicious! Thank you for the recipe

Marie said...

I'm so happy my recipe helped you bake these gorgeous macarons! I love making them and was hoping others were successful with my recipe as well. They've risen perfectly, they are delicate, the color is very soft and the filling looks luscious. It makes me want to make a batch right now! Congrats again and cheers :)

Pam said...

They look amazing... and I love the pink plate (egg holder?) super cute!!

Jen of Made By Girl said...

Oh yeah! Delicious!

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alison (semi-fab lane) said...

those look so yummy! great photographs too.

Andrea said...

left you a little award today on my blog!

Linda @ Painted Whyte said...

yummmm! They look amazing! Did they taste as good as they looked? Do you get the dinners from Simply Supper? I was doing that a couple of years ago when i was trying not to eat fast food - i don't know why i stopped and i went back to fast food... yuck!

Valerie@chateaualamode.typepad.com said...

I'm sure they taste as good as they look! They are so pretty! Love the color!

christine, just bella said...

I am SO impressed!! This recipe might save me a few trips up to duchess!

Mrs. J Manny said...

the look amazing.... now, what in the world is almond meal?!!??!

Hazel Williams said...

They look diabolically delicious! YUM, now I'm feeling inspired to do some baking!

:) Hazel

Elizabeth said...

Ooh! These look so good!

Bridgette said...

Where did you get that... egg holder? (I think that's what it is, haha.)

Lesley K Yates said...

Thank you for sharing!! I have tried twice to make these...and failed both times :( 3rd time's a charm!!

 
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