Sorry, your browser is not supported
To have the best experience using Skillshare, we recommend that you use one of these supported browsers.
Play Speed
  • 0.5x
  • 1x (Normal)
  • 1.25x
  • 1.5x
  • 2x
15 Videos (32m)
    • How to Make French Macarons: An Introduction

    • Project Description

    • The Anatomy of a Macaron

    • The Do’s and Don’t of Macaron Making

    • The Equipment You Need

    • The Ingredients You Need

    • Preparing the Almond/Sugar Mixture

    • Making the Meringue

    • Macaronnage: Incorporating the Almond/Sugar Mixture Into the Meringue

    • Piping the Macaron Shells

    • Baking the Macaron Shells

    • Making a Basic Buttercream Filling

    • Filling (and Storing) Macarons

    • Get Creative! Flavor Inspirations

    • Final Thoughts: Let's Get Baking!

49 students are watching this class

About This Class


LOOKING FOR THE CLASS RECIPES AND PRINTABLES? You'll find everything you need in the "YOUR PROJECT" section of the class.


French macarons are delicious and cute, but they are also notoriously finicky to make at home. The elegant meringue-based cookies, made popular by Ladurée in Paris, require method and patience to make, but they can be done in a home kitchen, and you don’t even have to be an expert baker!

I’ve been making macarons for almost 7 years, and I've been advising budding macaron makers through my blog for over 5 years, so I have in-depth knowledge of what can go wrong when you attempt to make them at home for the first time. This course describes the essential equipment you need, the important steps to follow, the techniques to master, and the potential pitfalls to avoid

Skill level: This class is perfect for novice bakers who want to learn new skills, as well as for experienced bakers who are seeking to master a new, and impressive dessert.


Important Note: This class demonstrates the French method (as opposed to the Italian meringue method) for making macarons. 

197 of 199 students recommendSee All

Well-taught. Good pointers. After watching this, I think I can make these. Before there was no way I would try, even though I've been cooking for years.
Great instructional video...easy to follow with amazing results.
This was one of my first classes. I'm making them later this week.





Marie Asselin

Food Writer, Recipe Developer, Food Stylist

Marie is an award-winning food writer and translator, recipe developer, food stylist, and passionate cook with a weakness for sweets. Based in Qu?bec City, she's a frequent traveler who loves chronicling her discoveries from around the world and sharing recipes inspired by her trips.

She is the voice of culinary blog Food Nouveau, the teacher of popular Skillshare class How to Make French Macarons, and the author of a dessert eCookbook Sweet Spot: Modern, Better-for...

See full profile