This ensures that all of the bubbles make their way out of the batter. If you don’t do this well, you will end up with hollow macarons. Hopefully with these tips, you’ll be able to whip them up in no time for some very appreciative recipients. This is one place people seem to start to go wrong. Fold, fold, fold, fold, STOP! Take the almond meal/confectioners sugar mix that you have sifted the hell out of and dump it in.