These French macarons are flavored with slightly bitter almond and filled with a rich dark chocolate ganache. They have a crisp exterior that shatters into a soft, chewy interior. While macarons are usually a tea-side treat, the chocolate almond flavor begs for a cup of coffee.
When I was recently asked to make a cake for my friend’s birthday, I immediately thought of this chocolate and coffee cake. Many of the times she has hosted us, we are welcomed with a fresh pot of French press coffee and dark chocolate. This rich chocolate cake with coffee buttercream and dark chocolate ganache