A little About macarons
Made quite humbly of egg whites, almonds and icing sugar, these sweet sandwiches are deceptively addictive, offering crisp nutty shells, with soft sweet fillings of either ganache, buttercream, curds or jams.
With the macaron fillings carrying all the flavour, we don’t do half measures and we only use the best quality ingredients. For example, all the chocolate used throughout our flavours is ethically sourced, single origin chocolate, made by the best British chocolatiers. Check the Flavour Schedule to find out which chocolate macarons we currently have available.
Shropshire born and bred, macarons were not something I grew up with. They were always a sought after delicacy we could never find. Whenever I travelled to bigger cities, finding macarons was always on my agenda.
On New Year’s Eve 2018 (somewhat inebriated), I ordered a book on how to make macarons and vowed to perfect the fabled Parisian treats. After inhaling kilos of icing sugar, suffering hundreds of cracked shells and countless baking tray burns, I was struck with inspiration: ‘Shropshire needs more macarons’.
Evenings were spent prepping, planning and pondering for the next year or so.
In August 2020 I decided it was time to go for it and started to bring Parisian patisserie to the Shropshire Hills. Now, with the launch of my website, I’d love for my macarons to be enjoyed across the country.
With a rotating flavour schedule, each experience with The Shropshire Macaron Co. is unique. Keeping it seasonal and fresh, only two macaron flavours are in the shop at any time. Browse the Flavour Schedule or discover your new favourite macaron flavours in the shop.
Have a question?
Ultimately we don’t mind what you call them, however there is a significant difference between a macaron and a macaroon. Macarons are almond- and meringue-based patisserie sandwiching delicious fillings, whereas macaroons are are coconut-based biscuits.
Macaron shells are made with egg whites, almonds and sugar. They are completely gluten free. Fillings vary from jams, curds, buttercream and ganache. Jam is dairy free and will be stated on the product, but generally most macarons contain dairy. Any specific allergens such as alcohol or any fillings containing gluten will be stated on the product for clarity.
Macarons will be fine for 7 days if you can keep your hands off them.
Yes. All our macarons are suitable for vegetarians. If you want to know more about vegan macarons, drop us a message above.
We sure can. If you order over 40 macarons we can make any flavour you would like. Send us a message above to find out more.
Absolutely! Send a box of deliciousness to your colleagues, friends or loved ones. To do this, add a personal message and their postal address to the Notes section on the Checkout page.
There are limited slots for free local delivery each to TF1, TF2, TF3, TF4, TF5, TF66, SY1, SY2, and within 2 miles of Shrewsbury Hospital. Just drop us an email and message early to avoid disappointment.
Delivery and postage is free! To keep your macarons safe and looking great, they are packaged in our protective trays and then hand wrapped in lovely tissue paper for a homemade feel. Standard orders are shipped out with Royal Mail 1st Class service every Thursday to ensure delivery for your weekend treats. If you would like macarons posting on a specific date for someone’s birthday or a special occasion, email us and we’ll send them out on that date for a small charge.