Table of content
- Christmas color trends in 2022
- Macarons filling and flavors
- Where to order: Local or Online?
- Christmas macarons recipe
Since I created Pastreez back in 2017, we really focus on creating new flavors monthly.
And Christmas is always a fun and busy season for every Macaron Bakery. This year even more, in a "post covid" era.
In this blog post, you'll learn what Pastreez Christmas Macarons will look like in 2022. I'll also give you my insights of the best color trends, flavors, and rather to order local or online for this holiday season.
Color trends in 2022
When it comes to colors for macarons, there are plenty of options. Our macaron menu is updated monthly, and there is something for every taste.
For Christmas this year, we decided to go with four colors:
- Deep green
A deep green can never go wrong for holiday season. It reminds the colors of a Christmas tree.
- Red Velvet
Red is the color of Santa. It makes sense to have a red macaron, especially matched with green. It also reminds Christmas ornaments.
- Brown gold
With this color, we went for fun! It's usually colder in Winter. Depending where you live, it might even snow. The brown with gold dust brings warmth with a twist of magic.
We love challenging ourselves with new colors. This Christmas, we created this two-tone color macaron by mixing two recipes: Beige and light brown. The result is simply mesmerizing.
All together, these four Christmas Macarons colors are the perfect match.
At Pastreez, you can choose from 15+ flavors, and build your own set. This feature was added because we realized every one has a different taste. Selling only macaron assortments was too restrictive.
Christmas macarons flavors
Macarons fillings are key to have successful Christmas Macarons. With these amazing color ideas, I needed to be find matching flavors.
Hazelnut macaron flavor is matched with the deep green color. We found that they are the perfect fit together. Dipped in a hot tea or coffee, it's just exquisite!
What would be Christmas, without Gingerbread? This classic flavor was added to the two-tone macaron shells.
- Red Velvet
Red shells with delicious white vanilla filling. This Red Velvet macaron is a must try this holiday season.
- Chocolate Fudge
With Winter coming, it's chocolate fudge season. With it's 14k gold brown shells, it's delicious and classy.
Where to order: Local or Online?
Order macarons locally is great. But you need to make sure that you actually order authentic ones, and that they weren't frozen prior.
Before placing your order for such an important moment with your family, I always advise to buy a sample set to try the macarons first.
But not everyone lives in a big city (at least big enough to have real authentic macarons available). There are great options online.
From American flavors to authentic Parisian ones at Pastreez, I did a full comparative study and reviews of the best online macaron delivery services in the US.
You really want to make sure what you get and for how much. For example, not every online bakery store knows how to ship macarons.
Most of them also freeze the macarons and ship it to you. This is true for either online or local bakeries.
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Christmas Macarons recipe
Instead of buying macarons for Christmas, you might want to try and make them all by yourself at home.
Making macarons has six steps:
- Meringue (either French or Italian)
- Macaronage (action to mix vigorously your batter)
- Piping, either on silicone mold or parchment paper
- Baking (oven time)
- Filling recipe
- Pour filling between two macaron shells
We developed an Online Macaron Class to help you with these steps. This is a virtual class where you can learn how to make macarons from scratch.
It is available worldwide, and hosted by my wife and I, both French chefs from Le Cordon Bleu Paris (see Le Cordon Bleu article about Pastreez).
As you might know, Christmas macarons takes a while. We were able to squeeze it into a one hour class.
We don't recommend you to bake at the same. The reason is that macarons require some "wait time", and it wouldn't fit in an hour.
Instead, just focus on what we are saying and doing. Make sure to take notes, and ask all your questions at the end of the Zoom webinar. We answer it all!
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