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Macaroons in Phoenix?

IamJacksBrain Nov 19, 2007 12:23 PM

I know Essence Bakery makes the French style macaroons, but they only have a couple of flavors and not consistently. Where else in Phoenix (east side preferable) can I get French style macaroons? Is there a bakery that has a good variety?

  1. Firenza00 Nov 19, 2007 03:43 PM

    What makes a macaroon French-style?

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    1. re: Firenza00
      IamJacksBrain Nov 19, 2007 04:10 PM

      They aren't those little coconut things, but two chewy cookies with some sort of creamy filling in between.

      Wikipedia has more specifics and pictures.
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macaron

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      dcblanchard Nov 19, 2007 03:47 PM

      Windubar recently raved about the macaroons from Sweet Pea Bakery. Maybe she'll chime in and give us more details!

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      sweet pea bakery
      209 W Jackson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003

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      1. re: dcblanchard
        winedubar Nov 20, 2007 09:10 AM

        hey guys,

        sorry i was out of town :D

        yes, the macaroons at sweet pea are fantastic - slightly crisp exteriors that just melt, and the chocolate filling is amazing. if you ask nicely danielle might let you sample one first...they're almond with a chocolate filling..

        i think i remember them saying they were thinking of adding some flavors for the holidays?? not 100% on that tho....

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