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Count down the hours to your celebration with a macaron clock tower!

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  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 1
    Step 1

    Wrap your polystyrene cone in fancy wrapping paper. I chose a metallic copper but black, silver or gold would look great too.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 3
    Step 2

    Spray paint the first dozen of your macarons with metallic silver food coluring and then write the numbers of your clock from 1 - 12 around the outside with a black edible food marker.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 4
    Step 3

    Repeat with the second dozen, using a blue or gold metallic food colouring.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 4
    Step 4

    Start by baking two dozen macaron. Here are some of my recipes: https://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/by/catmorley?q=Macaroons

    You can do any flavour you like, and fill them with any ganache or filling you like, but I recommend sticking to a plain coloured shell.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut out 24 mini clock hands from black card.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pierce a hole through the middle of each macaron using a toothpick or skewer.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 7
    Step 7

    Slip a toothpick through the hole of a clock hand and then pierce into one of the malt balls.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 8
    Step 8

    Slip the other end of the toothpick through the macaron and piece into the polystyrene cone.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 9
    Step 9

    Pierce toothpicks into the bottom of the Ferrero Rocher and arrange a few around your macaron. This will help secure it in place.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 10
    Step 10

    Continue adding macarons and Ferrero Rocher to your cone, alternating between the two colours.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. Macaron Clock Tower - Step 11
    Step 11

    Keep going until you've filled the cone and then create a pretty topper for your tower. I made my one for New Years ever so I cut out the numbers for the year!

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