Macarons by Josephine

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When it comes to anything truly wonderful, you only get out what you put in. That is certainly the case with the very best French delights - and that’s why Josephine uses only the finest quality ingredients when creating her impeccable range of macarons and other mouthwatering treats.

Josephine’s already legendary macarons are as pleasing to the eye as they are delicious to the tongue. Click on a colour to learn more about the flavour.
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  • Raspberry Chocolate
    Fresh summer raspberries held close in a chocolate hug. Sweet berries with milk chocolate ganache.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Rosewater
    Flavours as delicate and fragrant as the flower that created them. A rose infused buttercream for a sweet and heady indulgence.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Pernod Ricard & Orgeat
    Inspired by the traditional french drink called Mauresque. Close your eyes and the flawless balance of the pungent anise Pernod Ricard softened by the delicate almond sirup will transport you on a sunny terrasse in the South of France.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Le Rob
    The strong and fruity perfume of cardamom meets the richness and intensity of dark chocolate. Subtle, refreshing and perfectly balanced (like the man it was named after!)

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Salted Butter Caramel
    Say this out loud and it feels like you’re eating one. Everyone’s favourite, made with an authentic Brittany caramel recipe using Lescure butter and fleur de sel de Guerande.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Black Sesame
    The sweet of the East goes West in this sticky, chewy, sweet delight.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Coffee & Praline
    A marriage made in heaven – like a chorus of angels singing on your tongue. Coffee infused buttercream with chewy praline.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Pistachio
    Subtle nutty taste. Natural flavours that dance the can-can in your mouth.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Jasmine Blossom
    The sweet and heady fragrance of jasmine creates a breath of the Orient in your mouth. Made with chocolate ganache.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Chocolate
    A classic flavour wrapped up in a very special way. Of course, we use only the best Belgian chocolate.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Foie Gras
    Don’t be alarmed – this real French flavour is perfectly matched with our little French treat. Salty and sweet and delicious all at once.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Chestnut Cognac
    The perfect punchline to a long evening of good food is always a fine cognac – and now you can have it for dessert, seamlessly paired with the rich taste of chestnut.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Peppermint Dark Chocolate
    Smooth, refreshing, luxurious… This velvety smooth flavour pops with peppermint for a total taste sensation.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Earl Grey
    Earl Grey tea infused white chocolate ganache. Rather splendid, wouldn’t you say?

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Pistachio-Raspberry
    A new twist on an Italian favourite, this lovely specimen merges the full flavour of pistachio with the tangy punch of raspberry. Magnifique!

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Passionfruit Chocolate
    A sweet delight with a cheeky little tickle. Passionfruit infused chocolate ganache.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Orange Blossom
    Just one bite is like a stroll through the fragrant streets and alleyways of Tunisia. Take a trip with this exotic chocolate ganache.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Violette
    Have you ever been so intoxicated by a flower that you wanted to bite into it? Well this is as close you’ll get. The Violette is made with butter cream infused with violet extract, delivering a wonderful sense of taste and smell at the same time.

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Speculaas
    This traditional Dutch spice blend results in a distinctly warm flavour, close to ginger bread in taste. As the Dutch themselves say when something is delicious, heerlijk!

    Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons completely by hand, rather than by machine. She’s keeping it 100% artisan and 100% French.
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  • Financier - Black Sesame
    A traditional French tea cake, made with beurre noisette (burnt butter and almond meal) flavored with black sesame.

    They look like bars of gold but will cost you much less!
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  • Financier - Orange Blossom
    A traditional French tea cake, made with beurre noisette (burnt butter and almond meal) flavored with orange blossom.

    They look like bars of gold but will cost you much less!
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  • Financier - Pistachio
    A traditional French tea cake, made with beurre noisette (burnt butter and almond meal) flavored with pistachios.

    They look like bars of gold but will cost you much less!
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  • Caramel Tartelettes
    Home made tart shells filled with salted caramel or chocolate spread. Each one is a perfect mouth-sized morsel.
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  • Salted Caramel Spread
    Using a traditional receipe from Brittany Josephine’s salted caramel spread contains no preservatives or additives – just pure flavour.

    Both of these spreads are delicious on toast, crepes, pancakes or drizzled over ice cream. But beware – they’re addictive!

    They’re also available in 300ml jars or mini jars that can be used as delightful wedding favours.
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Raspberry Chocolate
Raspberry Chocolate
Rosewater
Rosewater
Pernod Ricard & Orgeat
Pernod Ricard & Orgeat
Le Rob
Le Rob
Salted Butter Caramel
Salted Butter Caramel
Black Sesame
Black Sesame
Coffee & Praline
Coffee & Praline
Pistachio
Pistachio
Jasmine Blossom
Jasmine Blossom
Chocolate
Chocolate
Foie Gras
Foie Gras
Chestnut Cognac
Chestnut Cognac
Peppermint Dark Chocolate
Peppermint Dark Chocolate
Earl Grey
Earl Grey
Pistachio-Raspberry
Pistachio-Raspberry
Passionfruit Chocolate
Passionfruit Chocolate
Orange Blossom
Orange Blossom
Violet
Violette
Mustard
Speculaas
Sesame Slice
Financier - Black Sesame
Pinenut Slice
Financier - Orange Blossom
Pistachio Slice
Financier - Pistachio
Caramel Tart
Caramel Tartelettes
Salted Butter Caramel Spread
Salted Caramel Spread

About Josephine

When Josephine arrived in Australia in 2009, her fine French palate felt that Melbourne’s macarons were lacking in flavour and texture. Already a passionate macaron maker, Josephine knew that Melbournians would prefer the quality of an authentic French macaron. Her first small batches made from home were received with great enthusiasm and Macarons by Josephine was born.

Josephine was taught the fine art of macarons by her aunt – a passionate food stylist and cook. Her macarons are made using a secret family recipe, the most important ingredient of all being patience. It’s also worth noting that Josephine is the only producer in Melbourne to make her macarons 100% by hand, rather than by machine.

As a former florist Josephine brings to bear her eye and her nose, making macarons that excite taste, smell and vision. She experiments tirelessly with combinations of flavours and fragrances to create the unexpected.

In a very short time, Josephine has gone from making just a few small batches to supplying leading Melbourne establishments such as Enoteca on Gertude Street and Earl Canteen. She also came runner up in Melbourne’s 2010 Best Macaron Competition. Continuing to capitalise on her success, in December 2012 she opened her beautiful café and store at 365 Sydney Road, Brunswick. So now you can enjoy Josephine’s treats wholesale and retail.

Macarons by Josephine

Café

Macarons by Josephine

Josephine’s café is a delightful place to enjoy a great coffee and a sweet treat. The café is conveniently located in the heart of the bustling Sydney Road retail precinct so it’s worth the trip no matter where you’re coming from.

High Tea

Try Josephine’s exquisite afternoon tea with its unique French twist.
Everything is delicate, home-made and heavenly tasty!

Bookings essential!
Click here to enquire
or call us on 03 9380 8048
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  • Café

    Josephine’s café is a delightful place to enjoy a great coffee and a sweet treat. The café is conveniently located in the heart of the bustling Sydney Road retail precinct so it’s worth the trip no matter where you’re coming from.

    Opening Hours
    Wednesday to Saturday: 9am – 5pm
    Sunday: 10am – 4pm

    Macarons by Josephine
  • Café

    Josephine’s café is a delightful place to enjoy a great coffee and a sweet treat. The café is conveniently located in the heart of the bustling Sydney Road retail precinct so it’s worth the trip no matter where you’re coming from.

    Opening Hours
    Wednesday to Saturday: 9am – 5pm
    Sunday: 10am – 4pm

    Macarons by Josephine
  • Café

    Josephine’s café is a delightful place to enjoy a great coffee and a sweet treat. The café is conveniently located in the heart of the bustling Sydney Road retail precinct so it’s worth the trip no matter where you’re coming from.

    Opening Hours
    Wednesday to Saturday: 9am – 5pm
    Sunday: 10am – 4pm

    Macarons by Josephine
  • Café

    Josephine’s café is a delightful place to enjoy a great coffee and a sweet treat. The café is conveniently located in the heart of the bustling Sydney Road retail precinct so it’s worth the trip no matter where you’re coming from.

    Opening Hours
    Wednesday to Saturday: 9am – 5pm
    Sunday: 10am – 4pm

    By Josephine Shopfront
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  • Sweet

    Check out our display for a large selection of French pastries and sweet delicacies to indulge in!

    Sourdough toasts / $5.00
    served with home-made salted butter caramel or jam & butter

    Brioche / $6.00
    served with home-made salted butter caramel or jam & butter

    Warm chocolate moelleux / $6.00
    served with ice cream

    Brioche French toasts / $12.00
    with whipped cream, caramelised nuts and drizzled salted butter caramel

  • Savoury

    Soft boiled eggs and soldiers / $10.00
    with free-range ham

    Omelette of the day / $14.00/$16.00
    with salad and a sourdough toast

    Ham, gruyère & béchamel croissant / $9.00

    Quiche of the day / $10.00
    served with salad

    Croque-monsieur / $14.00
    warm sourdough sandwich with ham, gruyère, béchamel & braised leek

    Croque-madame / $16.00
    as above, topped with a fried egg

    Tartine of the day / $14.00
    a warm baguette topped with our mix of the day and served with green leaf salad

    Selection of sandwiches / $10.00/$12.00
    check out our board to discover Josephine’s inspiration of the moment

  • Hot Drinks

    The following blends have been developed by the French brand Kusmi Tea specialised in teas for 140 years.

    Anastacia / $4.00
    Earl Grey, lemon and orange blossom

    English Breakfast / $4.00
    Blend of Ceylon and Assam teas

    Rose Green Tea / $4.00
    Green China tea scented with rose petals

    Be Cool / $4.00
    Rosehipseed, apple, verbena leaves, peppermint, anis seeds, liquorice roots

    Our coffee beans are from Coffee Supreme.

    Short black, short macchiato / $3.20

    Long black, long macchiato, flat white, latte, cappucino / $3.50

    Mocha / $4.00

    w/ Bonsoy / + $0.50

    Extra shot / + $0.50

    Hot chocolate / $5.00
    Original or Spekulaas (cassia, cardamon, ginger, allspice…) or Praline or Tahitian Vanilla Sea Salt

  • Iced Drinks

    Iced milk coffee/chocolate / $5.00

    Iced praline chocolate / $5.00
    Our iced chocolate combined w/ the flavour of praline and topped w/ caramelised nuts

    Iced Caramel drink / $5.00
    The most decadent drink created with Josephine’s signature caramel

    Fresh raspberry & mint home-made iced tea / $5.00

  • Drinks

    Sparkling water by Hepburn / $3.20

    Freshly squeezed orange juice / $5.00

    Sparkling juices by Hepburn / $5.00

    Organic lemonade by Hepburn / $5.00

    Orangina / $5.00
    French sparkling citrus juice w/ pulp

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  • High Tea

    Try Josephine’s exquisite afternoon tea with its unique French twist.
    Everything is delicate, home-made and heavenly tasty!

    Bookings essential!
    Click here to enquire
    or call us on 03 9380 8048

    Sweet delicacies
    Selection of mini-treats
    Canneles, Financiers, Tarts, Cremes Brulees and of course Macarons!

    Savoury delicacies
    Selection of savoury bouchees
    Croque-monsieur and French-style toasts

    Drinks
    One hot or cold beverage, including our Kusmi Teas

    Price
    $42/person; 1h30
    (Gluten-free option available)

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Whatever your occasion Josephine can create something wonderful and unforgettable for you and your guests. With our huge variety of colours and flavours, we can easily match any theme or colour scheme.

Whether it’s a wedding, a birthday celebration, a baby shower or an intimate gathering at your home, Josephine’s catering can add a touch of class, style and delicious flavour.
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My Café & Stockists

Cafés / Wine Bars / Restaurants

Porgie + Mr Jones
291 Auburn Road, Hawthorn / www.porgiemrjones.com.au
Cristina Re
Corner Langridge and Oxford Streets, Collingwood / www.hereagirlgoes.com.au
Gertrude Street Enoteca
229 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy / www.gertrudestreetenoteca.com
Earl Canteen
Ground Level, 600 Bourke St, Melbourne / www.earlcanteen.com.au
Lolo and Wren
484 Albion Street, Brunswick West
Friends of Mine
506 Swan Street, Richmond / www.friendsofmine.com.au
Hobba
428 Malvern Road, Prahran / www.hobba.com.au
Le Flaneur
5 Church Street, Hawthorn
Café Lua
Corner of Elgin and Drummond Streets, Carlton / www.cafelua.com
Life on Mars
842 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
Madame Sousou
231 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy / www.madamesousou.com.au
Merricote
81 High Street, Northcote / www.merricote.com.au
Pope Joan
77-79 Nicholson Street, East Brunswick / www.popejoan.com.au
Porgie and Mr Jones
291 Auburn Road, Hawthorn / www.porgiemrjones.com.au
Provata
Shop 12, Showgrounds Village, Ascot Vale / www.provata.com.au
Bric-a-Brac
709 High Street, Thornbury
Luncheonette
173 Rankins Road, Kensington / www.luncheonette.com.au
Little Henri
850 High Street, Thornbury / littlehenri.com.au
Fumanchu
2 Gilbert Road, Preston

Catering Companies

Ed Dixon Food Design
www.eddixonfooddesign.com
Peter Rowland
www.peterrowland.com.au
Bright Young Things
www.brightyoungthings.net.au

Country Victoria

Cellar and Stone
106 High Street, Heathcote / www.cellarandstore.com.au
High Tea In Paris
12/9-11 Blake Street, Mornington / www.highteainparis.com.au
Indulgence Cafe
181 Reynolds Road, Doncaster East
Red Annex
Shop 4, 19-23 Seymour Street, Traralgon
Monsieur Pierre
143 Mollison Street, Kyneton / www.monsieurpierre.com.au
Clay's Kitchen
34A Ovens Street, Wangaratta
The Dispensary Enoteca
9 Chancery Lane, Bendigo / www.thedispensaryenoteca.com
Macarons by Josephine is located at 365 Sydney Road in downtown Brunswick.
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Josephine’s superb range of 19 delectable macaron flavors is available for wholesale purchasing by cafes, restaurants, hotels, specialty food providers and caterers who want to add a touch of elegance and sophistication (not to mention flavour!) to their service. Josephine welcomes all wholesale orders and enquiries.
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