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French Macarons

These Macarons are easy to bake and not as complicated as you think, try this with your choice of filling!
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: French
Keyword: French Macarons, Macaron, Macarons
Servings: 36 servings
Calories: 65kcal


  • Oven
  • Hand Mixer


  • 1 3/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup Almond Flour
  • 3 large egg whites at room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 to 3 drops gel food coloring (color of choice)


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees and line your pans with parchment paper or silicone mats.
  • ┬áIn a bowl sift almond flour (ignore if super fine) and powdered sugar.
  • In a separate bowl, beat your egg whites, salt and slowly add in cream of tartar until the egg whites hold their shape.
  • Gradually add the granulated sugar to the egg whites and beat until stiff peaks form, then add food coloring and beat until preferred color.
  • Slowly fold dry mixture into egg whites until combined, do not overmix!
  • Put batter into piping bag and pipe your wanted shape.
  • Let your macarons set for 30 minutes to an hour, until not Put in the oven for 20 minutes until a firm foot forms.
  • Put in the oven for 20 minutes until a firm foot forms.
  • Remove from oven and let them cool down until warm or cooled down to add jam or buttercream.
  • Enjoy!