Macaron vs. Macaroon?

A lot of people are confused by the pronunciation of macarons. Some pronounce it as “macarons” and some pronounce it as “macaroons”. What is the correct way to say it? macaronvsmacaroons

First off, you might be confused with which desert we are talking about. There are the macarons that are made from almond flour that look like cute patty sandwiches, and there are macarons that are made from coconut ingredients and that looks like they have coconut flakes.

The Macaron is what the French call their version of a macaroon coconut cookie. Macaroons are actually originated from Italy. Along the way and over time, people altered the coconut recipe for almond flour, which created the French macaron.