Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is a macaron?
A: Two almond meringue cookies sandwiched together with a buttercream or ganache.
Q: How do I store my macarons?
A: Store in the fridge for 4-5 days at most, consume at room temperature. Can be stored in the freezer for 2 weeks and defrosted at room temperature for an hour.
Q: How many flavors can I get in a dozen?
A: It is $24 for 1 flavor a dozen. $30 for 2 flavors in a dozen. 8+ dozen please choose 4-6 flavors.
Q: Why can't you give me 12 flavors in a dozen, etc?
A: The macaron process is quite difficult. You must make 1 dozen for each flavor, you can't split it or else the proportions are quite off.
Q: Can I order character macarons from you? How much are they?
A: They are $36-40 a dozen depending on difficulty of the character. It takes extra labor and time to make them, as why they are that price.
Q: Are your macarons gluten-free?
A: Yes, most are except for ones with graham crackers/oreos.
Q: Are there any allergens I should be aware of?
A: All my macarons are made with almond flour and dairy.
Q: How big are you macarons?
A: Regular macarons are 1.5”-1.75” in diameter. Mini macarons are 1” in diameter. My cake macarons are 6” in diameter. Please note that there may be small discrepancies in sizes as they are piped by hand.
Order / Shipping Questions
Q: How can I order from you?
A: Check out my Order page and fill out a form and I will get back to you as soon as I can! Also I sell my macarons at the Chocolate Dragon in Oakland.
Q: Can I place an order with you tonight and get them by tomorrow?
A: Most likely not, but you can contact the Chocolate Dragon in Oakland for urgent macaron cravings as they stock my macarons.
Q: Can you ship your macarons?
A: I could, but I prefer not to as the taste is definitely not as good as when they are fresh.
Q: Do I get a discount for ordering large quantities?
A: Please reach out for consideration if your order is 8+ dozen.
Q: Do you deliver?
A: Yes, it depends on my schedule and availability. I charge an additional fee depending on the city.
Q: Do you require a deposit?
A: Yes for large orders over 8 dozen I require a deposit unless you have confirmed with me that you are paying cash in person.
Q: Do you do wholesaling?
A: Yes! We supply restaurants and bakeries. If you are interested in stocking my macarons, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: Do you cater large events?
A: We love catering large events. Email me and we can discuss your order.
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