Just recently my favorite macaron shop Honey and Butter opened up at the Irvine Spectrum.
I first fell in love with Honey and Butter macarons via macarons from their original location in Costa Mesa. Their French macarons are truly special. They make out macaron shells out of California almonds and their macaron fillings are made out of fresh fruits and freshly ground hazelnuts and pistachios. They also have the cutest character macarons I’ve ever seen.
When I heard they were opening up a second location at the Irvine Spectrum, I was so excited because it would be another place to get some amazing treats.
Walking into the Irvine location, I instantly could tell that this was a happy place.
One cannot help smile at the cute decor all around.
There are various Disney and Sanrio tsums tsums and plushes.
I actually found out these are from the owner’s personal collection.
The cute decor is equivalent to the cuteness of their offerings here at Honey and Butter. They serve the traditional French sweet meringue-based confection in a variety of colorful, flavorful treats. Popular flavors include Sea Salted Caramel, Milk & Honey and Cookie Butter. Their most popular macarons however lie in their specialty creature macarons.
Every day Honey and Butter offers up a different macarons shaped in assorted characters. Some days it is a Hello kitty macaron. Other days it is Mickey Mouse. Breaking Bad and Harry Potter have been on the list as well.
Hmm I am partial to their kitty macarons (I wonder why hehe. 😉 )
Aside from offering traditional macarons, there is something new being offered at the Honey and Butter and this is none other than their Creamarons! Creamarons are macaron ice cream sandwiches. The sandwich can be made out of their traditional macarons or their character ones.
I got a kitty creamron filled with birthday cake ice cream and topped with gummy bears and frosted flakes on my visit here. It had to be the cutest macaron sandwich ever. It was also one of the best ice cream sandwiches I’ve ever had as well. In between the rich and creamy vanilla birthday cake ice cream were chunks of real birthday cake. The toppings of frosted flakes and gummy bears made it an even more special treat! Macaron happiness indeed.
It really is all about happiness at Honey and Butter. From the happy atmosphere of the shop to their cute fresh treats, one cannot help but smile! I’m so happy to see a second location open up and I’m looking forward to trying more of their macarons.
For more smiles, please see my recent Yelp review on Honey and Butter .