6 Pastry Shops Around Paris to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth! Shannon Durso October 13, 2017 Food & Drink It’s the city of love…or shall we say the city of endless desserts! Before you go ahead and book flights to Paris and start planning a trip, you should know the ins and outs of the best spots for superb pastries. Some Parisian pastry chefs are passionate to create some of the most delicious desserts in the world, and most of their pastries are decorated so beautifully you may hesitate to take the first bite, which means being overwhelmed with a variety of desserts is expected. With that said, we’ve created a brief list of ridiculously good looking tasty pastries and where to get them while strolling around Paris. Chic Macarons at Ladurée A post shared by LADUREE PARIS OFFICIEL (@maisonladuree) on Sep 18, 2017 at 2:58am PDT They may just be the most luxurious macarons you’ll ever lay your hands on. Ok, maybe not BUT you won’t regret grabbing flights to Paris to get to this French bakery, founded in 1862, who creates some of the most famous sandwich cookies in the world. It’s a pretty popular dessert choice these days — and if you don’t know, a macaron is a sandwich cookie made of different fillings (typically a flavored buttercream, ganache, or jam) and flavors (like vanilla, pistachio, coffee, etc.). Ladurée is popularly known for their variety of cute macarons with layers of flavoring. In addition to the marvelous desserts, the atmosphere and decor inside the bakery are so chic and trendy, it’s undoubtedly every social media lovers dream! The cafe has opened a number of locations in countries around the world but Paris was the first! Famous Mont-Blanc at Angelina A post shared by Angelina Paris (@angelina_paris) on Jun 5, 2017 at 12:03am PDT A must try is the world famous Mont Blanc at this Parisian tea house. Thanks to this pastry, Angelina’s has continued to be one of the best since 1903. They’ve perfected the Mont Blanc dessert which is made of meringue, whipped cream, and chestnut cream vermicelli. At first glance, the pastry looks like a pile of chocolate spaghetti and is said to be heavenly. Angelina’s serves a variety of pastries as well as breakfast and lunch but their Mont Blanc is simply the finest on the menu. The tea house has an antique and romantic interior with French architecture and design, welcoming all to feel a warm and sophisticated atmosphere. RELATED: Some Offbeat Ways Paris Has of Sweeping You Off Your Feet – Literally! International Chocolate Mousse at Chapon A post shared by Chocolat Chapon (@chocolatchapon) on Sep 26, 2016 at 10:57pm PDT Calling all chocolate lovers! Brace yourself for the ultimate treat at Chapon Chocolate Mousse Bar with flavors galore and chocolate mousse options from Ecuador, Venezuela, Madagascar, Peru, and a mix from Ecuador and Ghana. The choice of which mousse is for you may be tough, but you’ll savor every bite. Besides their world famous mousse, the chocolatier has other chocolate creations to choose from…if the mousse bar isn’t your thing. Elegant Éclairs at l’Éclair de Génie A post shared by L’Eclair de Génie (@leclairdegenieofficiel) on Sep 29, 2017 at 8:47am PDT You’ll find these tasty treats throughout Paris but many say this is the place to go. The perfect eclair is crispy on the outside with delicious filling on the inside and l’Éclair de Génie has exactly that! While at this pastry shop, you’ll see a display of many eclair options carefully decorated with toppings on each. Be sure to take a box to go because you won’t be able to taste every one! Franchises of this pastry spot can be found around the globe in places like New York City, Toronto, and London. Being that Paris is the City of Love, we’re sure you’ll fall for one (or a few) of these detailed desserts. Crêpes Galore at La Crêperie Bretonne You’re doing it all wrong if you fail to stuff your face with a crepe in Paris! Crêperies are found all over the city, however, a yummy spot to try is La Creperie Bretonne. If you’re unaware, crepes can be filled with almost anything making it the perfect meal for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and of course dessert. We recommend you order the most delicious looking option on the menu with stuffings like fruits, homemade chocolate, and topped off with a scoop of ice cream! The creperie has an awfully large menu with a variety of creations to choose from. And while you’re there you’ll admire the walls decorated with antique plates and cup and paintings giving a warm, at home feel. Perfected Madeleines at Blé Sucré A post shared by Pâtisserie Blé Sucré (@ble_sucre) on Jan 27, 2017 at 6:16am PST Grab your flights to Paris to get to this lovely boutique cafe to grab some of the best madeleines in the city. The madeleines at Blé Sucré are surely a must try! The cafe is relatively small, so plan to simply stop in for some tasty pastries and continue on to your next adventure. Madeleines here are baked to be crispy on the outside and soft on the inside and customers are loving them! While in Paris, be sure to get here to experience the best cookies around! Also, croissants, baguettes, and other desserts are sold here if you’re hungry for more than a madeleine! Have you tried any memorable desserts in Paris? Tell us about them in the comments!