Momma Told Me: Experience Sugar Like Never Before With @SucreNewOrleans Macaron Giveaway~ 11/18

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Experience Sugar Like Never Before With @SucreNewOrleans Macaron Giveaway~ 11/18

*** I received a 15 PC Signature Macaron Collection from Sucre for the purposes of this feature. No further compensation was provided. All photos contained below are property of Momma Told Me Blog 2013.
Sucre Macarons
Momma Told Me: It's so much more than sugar!

I love sugar, by any name; so it's not mystery why I was instantly captivated by the elegant confectionery prowess of New Orleans native, Sucre.

When I was a child I was surrounded by sweets; my father worked, and still does, as a technician for frozen soft serve machines, and Momma was always happy to indulge my growing taste buds with culinary delicacies from around the world. Two regions I was especially accustomed to were the confections of France and Germany. With a portion of my family raising multiple generations just outside the French Quarter in Lousiana, and an entire half of my family recently immigrated from Germany, I was a well cultured child. Calling 'Hershey's' chocolate was a common joke in our household; though we were far from snobs, we merely recognized the finite attributes of artisanal sweets. However, whether you have a refined palette, or simply like to snack on frozen Reese's around midnight, you're sure to instantly see the mouth-watering skills put forth in Sucre's Sweet Boutique.
I could rattle off this New Orleans native's award winning triumphs, but all it really takes to spot the difference is a simple click on over to their colorful web store. Macarons, gourmet drinking chocolate, artisanal truffles and gallery worthy eclairs are just some of the astounding finds you'll ponder on the front page alone. Most impressively, to me, is the way in which Sucre captivates all of one's senses from a mere computer screen; I can hardly imagine maintaining self control in one of their brick and mortar shops. From the riot of color and texture to the specialty flavor innovations and hand crafted confections, this is not your grandma's chocolate stash! From modernly edgy to classically refined, the distinguished chocolatiers and confectioners of Sucre have a treat to delight any palette, and I had the privilege of sampling their skill in the form of one of their most popular gifts; the Signature Macaron Collection.
Shipped fresh, and hand packed, nationwide in a gift ready presentation box, the 15 PC Signature Macaron Collection features 8 of Sucre's most popular Macaron varieties. Almond, chocolate, bananas foster, strawberry, hazelnut, pistachio, pecan, and salted caramel present themselves, each with a unique blend of colors and accents. When I first sampled a Sucre Macaron it was so fresh and soft it crumbled playfully beneath my teeth. The flaky outer pastries sandwiched an indulgent mousseline peppered with real bits of pecan; an instant favorite. It pained me to share even one of these colorful treats, as I offered an outstretched hand to discerning palettes of Jay and my father. While I could have easily consumed the entire box in one sitting, such a delicacy should be admired and shared in equal indulgence. (Should I mention how tickled I would be to find another box beneath my tree this holiday season?)
Sucre Bananas Foster Macarons
 As a relative of New Orleans locals, I have enjoyed many macarons through the years, but I was entirely unprepared for the skilful composition and freshness of Sucre's product. While we all found our favorites in the Signature 15 PC collection, not a single macaroon went without admiration. Salted Caramel was my overall highlight, with fleur de sel accents and a creamy mousseline, though Jay enjoyed the light, fluffy, Strawberry macaroon with playfully whipped cream center. I was a bit bummed I didn't get to sample the Chocolate one, with it's intense dark cocoa hue (as it was the odd macaroon out in the 15PC count), but my Pop quickly declared it his personal favorite.

While I have a hard time controlling my temptations while browsing the Sucre store, I hope to experience many new delicacies through future orders. I know I will certainly be ordering a few of their specialties for gifts this coming holiday season!

What Daughter Says: Experience the refined indulgence that is Sucre artisan confections and reignite your love affair with sugar.






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64 comments:

  1. http://www.shopsucre.com/king-cakes/mardi-gras-macaron-collection-15-piece.html

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  2. I would love to get some of the Indulge Chocolate Collection. I love Chocolate. The sweep is awesome and I want to thank you for it. corrysue@yahoo.com

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  3. Sucré Signature Chocolate Collection, 15 Piece

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  4. I've never had a macaron. They are so pretty!! I think I'd like to try southern pecan. Yum!
    Dede

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  5. OH My the Dark Chocolate & Caramel Big Awesome Cookies look AWESOME

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  6. I would like the Avery Salted Caramel Chocolate Collection, 8 piece

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  7. Sucré Signature Chocolate Collection looks devine!

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  8. These look delicious. I would especially like to try the Pecan.

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  9. Dark Chocolate & Caramel Big Awesome Cookies

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  10. I would LOVE to indulge in the signature chocolate collection

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  11. I would love to indulge in the Dark Chocolate & Caramel Big Awesome Cookies. They look fantastic!

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  12. I would love to try Sucré Signature Chocolate Collection, 15 Piece

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  13. I would like to try the Sucre Festival Bark.

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  14. I would love to try the Signature Macaron Collection! The salted caramel sounds delish!

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  15. I would love to try the Peppermint Crunch Chocolate Bar.
    Thank you!

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  16. I always ALWAYS make a stop at Sucre when I'm in New Orleans. Their King Cakes are [almost] too pretty to eat and the gelato is such a treat.

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  17. I would give the macaroons to my wonderful mother

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  18. This giveaway is awesome! I would love to try their caramel and brown butter chocolates too!

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  19. I'd like to try the Fleur de Lis Chocolate Collection, 8 Piece. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  20. I would love to try the Sucré Signature Chocolate Collection, 15 Piece, especially Sucre dark flavor.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

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  21. I would love to try the Peanut Butter and Jam Macaron Collection.

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  22. Avery Salted Caramel Chocolate Collection!

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  23. I'd love to try the Southern Comfort Collection.

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  24. Gimme those Odyssey Chocolates!!!!

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  25. Gimme those Odyssey chocolates!! please please.

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  26. I would love to try their King Cake. The only one I've ever tried was a cheap grocery-store version.

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  27. I would love to try their King Cake. The only one I've ever tried was a cheap grocery-store version.

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  28. I would love to try the Malted Milk Chocolate Macaron Collection, 15 Piece.

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  29. The peppermint bark or peppermint crunch chocolate bar. Love, love , love the peppermint in the chocolate candies!!! Yum ;)

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  30. I'd like to try the Holiday Macaron Collection!

    -Jen Haile

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  31. I would love to try the Southern Candied Pecans (http://www.shopsucre.com/obsessions/candied-pecans/candied-southern-pecans.html), too! Thank you so much. :)

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  32. I would like to try the Caramel + Brown Butter Collection.

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  33. I would really like to try Sucre's Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  34. I'd like to try the Sucré Festival Bark.

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  35. I would like to indulge in New Orleans Pecan Praline Coffee, Whole Bean.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  36. The Malted Milk Chocolate Macaron Collection, 15 Piece look great!

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  37. I'd love to try their drinking chocolates and handmade marshmallows

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  38. I'm currently crushing on anything with salted caramel - so it'd have to be avery salted caramel

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  39. O~M~G! We used to live in Thibodaux, LA so I've experienced the FABulousness of original New Orleans sweets, & I've wanted to try Sucre' sweets for the longest time!!! This would make an awesome Holiday treat: http://www.shopsucre.com/holiday/holiday-macaron-piper-heidsieck.html /Thanks for the chance!!!

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  40. The dark chocolate peanut butter eggs look scrumptious.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

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  41. I'd like the Holiday Chocolate Collection + Holiday Macarons

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  42. I would love to get the Dark Chocolate Lovers Collection, 32 Piece...sounds decadent!!

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  43. I have never tried King Cake!
    kaytewatts AT aol DOT com

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  44. I'd also like to try their southern candied pecans.
    -Audra O'Hara

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  45. I would love to try the Dark Chocolate Lovers Collection. Sounds delicious!

    tderosa142 at gmail dot com

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  46. Peppermint Crunch Chocolate Bar would be the 1st to try. I love that stuff.

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  47. I would love to try the Malted Milk Chocolate Macaron Collection, 15 Piece.

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  48. I would also love to try the Seven Chocolate Bar Collection.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  49. Pecan Lover's Collection i love nuts and chocolates and eveything in between

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  50. Yum! The Sucre Festival Bark looks delicious.
    adrianecoros(at)gmail(dot)com

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  51. I would also like to try the Sucré Signature Chocolate Collection, 15 Piece.

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  52. I sooo want the Sucré Signature Chocolate Collection, 15 Piece

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  53. The pecan lovers collection looks so yummy!

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  54. I would like the Holiday Macarons + Piper Heidsieck Brut Rose.
    shawnac68@hotmail.com

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  55. I'd love to try the Sucré Signature Chocolate Collection, 15 Piece~

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  56. I'd like the Dark Chocolate Collection

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  57. I would also love to try their Avery Salted Caramel Chocolate Collection

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