With their crispy meringue shells and smooth ganache filling, macarons are swoon-worthy.
But how do you achieve the perfect balance between crispy and chewy? How do you get a super smooth top? How do you make them look so pretty?!
To answer all these questions and more, we made hundreds of macarons over several months and used those learnings to develop our own recipe — that you can make in your own kitchen.
Here's what we found out was crucial to making the best macarons at home. You can also find Tasty's Macaron Recipe at the bottom of this post.
Fair warning: We made the recipe as easy as we could, but it's still pretty involved. That's part of the deal when you want to make macarons. But the good news is: They're totally worth it.