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Macaron vs. Macaroon

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No, French Macarons & Macaroons aren’t the same thing!

Let’s put an end to the confusion. Macarons (rrrrrroll your ‘r” like tu viens de Paris!) and macaroons, while both delicious, are very different. Both are made from gluten free recipes, but that’s where the similarities end.

The macaron is a delicious and adorable treat made from almond flour, egg whites, granulated and powdered sugar. Normally they are filled with a buttercream, ganache, or various jams. They come in a variety of colours and can be customized to meet all your macaron needs. This treat is currently on trend because it’s gluten free and so darn pretty!

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The macaroon is a much simpler and not-quite-as-cute confection. It’s made from egg whites, sugar, and shredded dried coconut and sometimes dipped in chocolate. Still yummy, but definitely not a French macaron!

There you have it! The difference between the macaron and the macaroon.

Call today to order the best macarons in Toronto (416-262-3400). Or pop into the shop and grab a few! Feeling adventurous? Sign up for one of our macaron making classes and learn to make the famous French sweet yourself.
Mmm, delish.

 

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This Season Sweeten Things up!

This holiday season sweeten things up with Le Dolci.
Call our special events team  to:

  • Book your holiday celebration
  • Rent our gorgeous studio
  • Send out sweet corporate gifts
  • Book a holiday-themed culinary class
  • Purchase gift certificates for your staff & family

Call our shop at 416-262-3400.

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An Evening of Tastings, Sweets, and Education!

Our friends Laura Olsen and Jacqueline Hofing are bringing their latest BUBBLY PARTY to Le Dolci. We are so excited for an evening of tastings, sweets, and education!

Join us at our shop on Thursday October 30th 2014 as an LCBO Product Consultant will guide us through the history of and distinction between Champagne, Prosecco, and Cava. We’ll enjoy sweets intended to pair with each bubbly variety and create great conversation, all adding up to a fun and educational evening!

  • 6-9pm
  • Tickets: $100 (includes sweets, bubbly samples, and a donation to the United Way).

Visit the BUBBLY PARTY Eventbrite  or call us at 416-262-3400 to reserve your seat! You don’t want to miss this—take a look at Laura and Jacqueline’s last BUBBLY PARTY here.

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