Macaron ideas

(8 Posts)
VikingVagine Sun 23-Jun-13 15:16:00

I have finally got the knack of macarons and would like to make up an assortment of flavours and colours for an upcoming family event. Does anyone have any suggestions for flavours for the following colours?

Red
Orange
Yellow
Green
Blue
Purple

VikingVagine Sun 23-Jun-13 15:18:51

The one in the picture is apricot by the way. I've previously made mint chocolate (green shell, brown filling), orange chocolate (orange shell, brown filling), peppermint (blue), black current (purple). Oh, and chocolate, obviously, but that goes without saying grin

GoldenGreen Sun 23-Jun-13 15:34:30

Pistachio
Blueberry
Raspberry
Lemon

VikingVagine Sun 23-Jun-13 15:39:56

Red - strawberry, raspberry
Orange - apricot, orange
Yellow - lemon, vanilla
Green - mint, pistachio
Blue - blueberry
Purple - black current

Keep the ideas coming! I was thinking maybe tea or is that just weird?

GoldenGreen Sun 23-Jun-13 15:47:56

I think I have seen green tea ones somewhere - maybe Fortnum and Mason? Reckon that sounds lovely!

VikingVagine Sun 23-Jun-13 16:16:38

Recap from Chat:

Red - strawberry, raspberry, rose
Orange - apricot, orange, caramel
Yellow - lemon, vanilla, passion fruit
Green - mint, pistachio, lime, tea
Blue - blueberry, peppermint
Purple - black current, blackberry
Brown - chocolate, coffee/walnut, chai
Grey - earl grey,

Greywacke Sun 23-Jun-13 16:18:21

Salted caramel are lovely - brown

VikingVagine Sun 23-Jun-13 17:33:14

Latest list from chat:

Red - strawberry, raspberry, rose, rhubarb
Orange - apricot, orange, caramel
Yellow/cream - lemon, vanilla, passion fruit, elderflower
Green - mint, pistachio, lime, tea, gooseberry
Blue - blueberry, peppermint
Purple - black current, blackberry, lavender
Brown - chocolate, coffee/walnut, chai
Grey - earl grey

Now I need recipe ideas for the fillings, I could do flavoured buttercream or ganache, if anyone has any recipes or other ideas could they share them please?

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