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    Lindt Chocolat Café, the 'Macaron's'

    Passion & Champagne Macaron's Lindt Café $2.50 each

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    Step son Dan was telling me on the weekend about visiting the Melbourne flagship Lindt Chocolat Café in Collins Street. He bought macaron's with his hot chocolate & emailed a photo he took with his phone, this gave me an idea... Daniel could be the roaming Melbourne reviewer for The Lone Baker.

    I can't get out much with the fibromyalgia, Daniel is in Melbourne five days a week, hmmmm, he has a great palette & appreciation of good food plus he is a fabulous writer.

    I'll ask him nicely if he will do it, otherwise try some bribery with cheesecake and chocolate!! But for now a quick retelling of Daniel's macaron tasting;

    Lindt Chocolat Café Collins Street

    The Lindt Café macaron's are the 'Delice Collection'

    Backcurrant, Vanilla, Strawberry, Champagne, Coconut, Excellence 70% Cocoa Chocolate, Hazelnut, Milk Chocolate, Passion, Peach, Pistachio and Roselli

    Eat in pricing examples; $2.50 each macaron, $6.50 hot chocolate, $7.50 iced chocolate, $12 slice of cake

    Daniel sampled two flavours in the macaron range;


    Passion fruit flavoured macaron with a passionfruit & milk chocolate cream centre finished with a  dusting of cocoa.

    The advertised 'passionfruit twice' was a little too strongly flavoured for Daniel, he thought it was, well, "too passionfruity" & that it cancelled out the flavour of the milk chocolate and almond meringue. 


    Classic almond macaron filled with a white chocolate and champagne cream. This is one Daniel will go back for!  He enjoyed the subtle flavour of the champagne against the creaminess of the white chocolate. 

    Foodies:  Appreciation Evenings are run at the Collins Street store monthly 7pm to 8.30pm. Costing $70 per person the evening covers; history, skill & the tradition of chocolate, plus a demonstration by a Master Chocolatier. Yes, it does include chocolate and cake tasting! For bookings.


    271 Collins Street, Melbourne

    Tel: (03) 9667 0900

    Monday – Thursday: 7.30am – 7pm
    Friday: 7.30am – 9pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 9.30am – 7pm

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    Reader Comments (2)

    What a hard job that would be - wish I was in Melbourne , I would definetly volunteer!

    February 23, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterkitty

    Lol, here's hoping Lindt open a café near you soon!!!

    February 25, 2010 | Registered CommenterThe Lone Baker

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