Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Ah, February 14th, the ubiquitous holiday of looo-ve. Inspired by the impending lovey-doveyness, I made some raspberry macarons. 

Pictured above is a raspberry macaron heart, unfilled, slightly deformed but delicious, nonetheless. I used Tartelette's recipe and added crushed and sifted freeze dried raspberries. The batter itself was light pink and had dots of pink. When I slid the tray out, the once pink circles and hearts toasted into a light brown. I like them without the filling. They're sweet, chewy, and absolutely adorable. 

Whether you're spending it with your special someone or your friends, enjoy your day with some sweets! 

Here are a few of my favorites on the web:

:: cherry clafoutis
:: dark chocolate, pistachio, and smoked sea salt cookies
:: profiteroles


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