Fench Macarons!!

Baking By littlebsbakery Updated 12 Dec 2015 , 12:09pm by Natka81

littlebsbakery Posted 10 Dec 2015 , 7:25pm
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These little Devils  (angels) lol have been the death of me!!! However with lots of practice and patients and tears I have finally made my first batch of perfect french macarons!! They have the perfect height perfect feet perfect bite perfect everything!!! No one in my house understand my excitement they all just look at me like I'm crazy!!! So here is the only place I can express my happiness!!!! 

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rjcakes Posted 10 Dec 2015 , 8:00pm
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Congratulations!! I know those can take a lot of practice to get perfect!

littlebsbakery Posted 10 Dec 2015 , 9:18pm
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Thank you so much!!!!! Now if only I spelled it right in the forum title lol!!! 

Pastrybaglady Posted 10 Dec 2015 , 9:49pm
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Completely understand your feelings!  Perfect macarons should be fully appreciated and admired.

leah_s Posted 11 Dec 2015 , 8:50pm
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Congratulations.  I had to make (ahem) a few of those to get is right.  It's really all in the technique.

Natka81 Posted 11 Dec 2015 , 11:21pm
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I have made those 4 times - 4 different batches. Still can't get nice foot. I guess I need to keep trying like for 20 more times.

Are they supposed to be kind of raw - wet inside? 


leah_s Posted 12 Dec 2015 , 1:44am
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moist, but def not raw/wet.  The batter is much loosier than you think it should be.

Natka81 Posted 12 Dec 2015 , 3:47am
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Oh, mine were kind of on the raw side. I figured that the batter supposed to be runny.

Pastrybaglady Posted 12 Dec 2015 , 3:57am
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They should be chewy inside but not runny.  That may be why you're not getting the feet.  I get more hollows than anything else.  The key is in the viscosity, mixing and not overmixing.  It takes a lot of successful batters to figure out what you're looking for.

Natka81 Posted 12 Dec 2015 , 12:09pm
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Thanks for the tips. My daughters keep asking me to learn to make perfect macarons. They have been eating all the rejects.

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