How To Store Macarons

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Learn how to properly store macarons at room temperature, in the refrigerator, and in the freezer. These macaron storage tips will help prolong the life of your filled macarons and shells.

How To Store Unfilled Shells:

Unfilled macaron shells can be stored in the refrigerator for 7+ days and in the freezer for up to 1 ½ months. Allow the shells to fully cool before placing them in an airtight container.

How To Store Unfilled Shells:

If you notice the bottom of the macaron shells seem sticky, cut a small piece of parchment paper and place it on the bottom of the shell before placing them in the storage container. This prevents the shells from sticking together.

How To Store Filled Macarons:

The type of filling you use will determine the length of time the macarons will last in the refrigerator and freezer.

How To Store Filled Macarons:

If you use a buttercream filling, macarons will last for about 7 days in the refrigerator and 1 month in the freezer.

How To Store Filled Macarons:

If you use a ganache filling, macarons will last for about 6 - 7 days in the refrigerator and 1 month in the freezer.

How To Store Filled Macarons:

If you use a jam or marmalade filling, macarons will last for about 1 - 3 days in the refrigerator.

How To Store Filled Macarons:

If you use a curd filling, macarons will last for about 1 day in the refrigerator.

How To Store Filled Macarons:

It’s best to store filled macarons in an airtight container in the back of the refrigerator or freezer.

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