With their vibrant colors and lacy trimmings, dainty, crisp-crusted French macarons are the perfect Valentine’s Day baking delineate. But these lovely little delicacies are temperamental enough to stump constant the most accomplished chefs. Even if you follow a detailed recipe down to the character, a batch of macarons can go very wrong very quickly. Thanks to humidity, an irresponsible oven temperature gauge, or an overly enthusiastic stirring hand, you may set aside yourself facing macaron-ageddon rather than baking bliss. But on the eve of you throw in the tea towel, we’ve assembled a few tips to solve your sugary conundrums.