Macarons with Champagne Buttercream ~ #MacTweets Mac Attack #27


So yes, this is Mac Attack #27 however, this is Mac Attack #1 for little ol’ me. As I mentioned during my First on the First macaron post, my new goal in life is to master the macaron after having some challenges in my first ever attempt. They are such brilliantly wonderful, tasty little bites of bliss. Not to mention they’re too cute for words! So with that, I joined MacTweets where they will provide the inspiration to create a new macaron creation each and every month.

March 20th is Macaron Day so with that, it was decided that the inspiration behind this month’s challenge would be a celebration! Let’s celebrate the macaron in all its glory. In my eyes, nothing says party and celebration like a little bubbly. You know, champagne!

I made for you macarons with a champagne-spiked swiss meringue buttercream and I’m proud to say that this time around, I had success!! Round little domes and feet, glorious ruffled little feet!

But most importantly, they taste fantastic! My husband, Mike scoffed more than one down while singing their praises. And when I brought some to my friend, Mike he said “Wow! These are the best things you’ve ever made!” Coming from a picky eater (my husband) and a friend who doesn’t dole out compliments very often, that is a huge testament to the tastiness of these little chewy cookies. I once again used the recipe from Brave Tart as well as her swiss meringue buttercream to which I added 4 tablespoons of champagne.

Enjoy!

~K

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I'm just a girl with a passion for good food. Especially the sweet side of life. I love to eat it, make it, read about it... if it has to do with food, it's for me. I'd like to share my food, writing and photos with you. Sometimes they come out great. Other times, well... there are some mishaps but I'll share those with you too. I'm only human! Either way, I enjoy it and hope you will too! So here are sugary, sweet culinary delights from my talented yet dangerously klutzy hands so obviously not bred to work with sharp knives and hot ovens.
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24 Responses to Macarons with Champagne Buttercream ~ #MacTweets Mac Attack #27

  1. Woohoo! Nice job! Congrats on some absolutely beautiful macs! 🙂

    • FoodBabbles says:

      Thanks Carrie!! They were so yummy and I was so happy that they turned out better this time. Hopefully I continue to have success as I continue on with MacTweets 🙂 Fingers crossed!

  2. Perfect for a party! They look like sunshine on a plate.

  3. Aunt Mary says:

    Hmmmm, 4 tablespoons of champagne … and what did you do with the rest ??!!?!!!!
    These sound really yummy, I just might have to give them a try!

  4. Simply glorious feet for sure!!! Your macs are just beautiful, and that flavor combination is way too delicious:-) Hugs, Terra

  5. Lora says:

    These are great! I love the champagne buttercream – so perfect to celebrate Macaron Day!

  6. Jamie says:

    I cannot even begin to tell you how happy I am that you are now an official Mactweets member and baker! Welcome and what a welcome! Champagne is fabulous to celebrate Macaron Day. And what gorgeous, perfect macs! Perfect. And yay for convincing a sceptical husband, I don’t have that luck. Beautiful macarons…and now I expect perfect, creative macs every challenge! Yay!

    • FoodBabbles says:

      Thank you SO much for such a lovely welcoming comment! WOW! And now I’m nervous… I’ll have to make sure I really “bring it” every month 😉 I’ll do my best to make perfect, creative macs each month and hope to not disappoint.

  7. jill Colonna says:

    What a wonderful bubbly way to celebrate Macaron Day with your happy macs. So beautiful! No wonder hubby loves them. 🙂

  8. Anuja says:

    What a way to celebrate Macaron Day. Nothing can beat Champagne :). Your macs looks lovely.

  9. hicookery says:

    Congrats on successful macaron-making after ONLY 2 attempts (took us like 5x before we got them right and we still have some Food Flops!). Glad to see your post from MacTweets. Happy Macaron Day!

  10. Deeba Rajpal says:

    Those are winners in every way. Second attempt? Wow!! They are pretty as they are perfect … and gorgeous for the occasion. Happy Macaron Day Kate. It’s wonderful to have you at MacTweets!

    • FoodBabbles says:

      Thank you so much for your wonderful comment, Deeba! I’m so happy to be a part of MacTweets and can’t wait to start getting more creative with each challenge.

  11. Mel says:

    Well done on creating such perfect macarons – these look perfect!

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