How to Make French Macarons from Sucre New Orleans

If you are a dessert lover, and have a knack for creating delicious treats in the kitchen then this is the perfect French Macaron recipe for you, straight from the world renowned Pastry Chef Tariq Hanna at Sucré.

The macaron dates back to France where Queens and Kings served them to their guests. Executive Chef Tariq has handcrafted this classic into his own masterpiece.  Sucrè offers seasonal flavors that make them the perfect gift all year long. They offer macarons for all dessert lovers: chocolate, pistachio, almond, hazelnut, bananas foster, and a variety of other delicious handcrafted macarons! Whether you choose to keep them all for yourself, or decide to share with a friend, you are sure to be impressed with these gourmet confections. Chef Tariq, named one of the top 10 chocolatiers in North America is sharing his classic recipe with Experimental Mommy! Push up your sleeves and be prepared to create your own masterpiece! Feel free to add your own flare to the recipe, and have fun adding your favorite flavors. Make sure to let us know if you discover a new brilliant flavor!

Tariq’s Top Secret French Macaron Recipe

 What you need:

250g TPT = almond powder and icing sugar – sifted

100g sugar

100g egg white

25g sugar

* add color as desired


200g pistachio paste or other flavoring

200g butter cream

* Amounts of flavors, pastes etc. will vary with personal taste


How to Make It:

To make the macarons, sieve the sugar and the TPT very fine. Put aside.

Now whisk the egg white together with the second part of sugar at middle speed.

Gradually whisk the egg white mixture to become very stiff. * if cooking the sugar for the meringue cook to 245° F and follow the standard procedure for making a cooked meringue adding color in the end.

* Add natural powder color

Fold the TPT mix into meringue.

Setting: With a whole nozzle pipe, pipe small discs on a baking parchment. Bake for 2-3 minutes at 200° C/ 392° F closed, 8-10 min at 170° C/ 338° F open. Remove from the oven and let the macarons cool. Whisk the pistachio paste with the butter cream and pipe the mix on the macarons.  Pipe the filling between two macarons and sandwich them.


Sucrè is a sweet confections boutique located in New Orleans, with a team of professionally trained chefs working hard to bring you the freshest and tastiest authentic handcrafted delicacies! Sucrè offers gourmet handcrafted chocolates and desserts that will inspire any taste buds! You can find exquisite handmade truffles, amazing King Cakes and the most delightful macarons, which are so delicious, they have gained the attention of Oprah Winfrey, and were featured in O Magazine.

Don’t forget, if you can’t make it to New Orleans for Super Bowl, Sucrè can ship New Orleans to you! Anything you desire can probably be found on Sucrè’s website, and it can be delivered to your door in just a few days.


  1. These look AMAZING! I have got to try these! I’m from the north and have never had a macaron. Can you beleive it?? 🙂

  2. YUM!

  3. I tried to make some with kool-aid coloring for Miss A’s last birthday but they were a fail. I love love love Sucre’s macaroons though, delish!

  4. I want one!!!!! or a million 🙂 Sucre is the BEST!

  5. Those are so pretty! Nom Nom Nom!

  6. Sucre’s Macaroons are to die for! They are perfectly baked and they melt in your mouth!

  7. Yum! May have to try this for Valentine’s Day!


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