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French Sweets and Desserts You Can Buy Online

by Lily Heise

We would usually encourage shopping locally and indulging in your favorite French foods while you’re in Paris. However, considering that so many people have had to cancel their trips, we can understand that you may be missing your Parisian goodies. In these trying times, you can take some solace in obtaining a variety of artisanal chocolates and other French sweets online, especially now that France is progressively coming out of lockdown and shops will be delivering again. Here are some of our favorite tasty brands to help satisfy your cravings for France.

A pistachio pastry and green apple spirulina mint iced macarons from Ladurée
Top: Donsuemor / Above: Ladurée

Ladurée

France’s most famous macarons are now more easily available in the U.S. thanks to almost a dozen shops in New York, Washington, and L.A. Fear not if you live elsewhere in North America—they also sell a wide range of their macarons, chocolates, teas, and other gift items like their wonderful recipe book here.

Left: Chocolaterie Online's fruit pastille's
Right: La Maison du Chocolat's tarte au chocolat
Chocolaterie Online / La Maison du Chocolat

La Maison du Chocolat

This renowned French chocolatier is one of the only that sells internationally thanks to its operations in New York. Your sweet tooth will not be disappointed with the selection available in its online shop, including assorted boxes of ganaches and pralines, truffles, seasonal chocolates, as well as macarons and travel cakes. If you want all the Maison’s secret recipes, then head here .

RepChamp's gourmet macarons
RepChamp

RepChamp’s Gourmets Macarons

This Toronto-based company has been selling gourmet artisanal French macarons in North America since 2014. The award-winning macarons, produced in France by generations of the same family, were selected to be gifted to nominees and winners of the Oscars in 2019. In addition to sweet macarons, they also sell savory ones, which come in creative flavors like green olive tapenade and fig and onion. Learn more about their macarons here.

Paris in a Chocolate's artisanal chocolates
Paris in a Chocolate

 Paris In a Chocolate

Taste the essence of Paris through these luxurious treats. The artisanal chocolates were created by chef Ann Kirseböm, who shares her time between Paris and Vancouver. Shaped like a Grand Marnier seal which is emblazoned with the Eiffel Tower, the gourmet chocolates are made of 100% French chocolate and filled with French orange liqueur. Boxes of eight can be shipped anywhere in the U.S., Canada, and other select global destinations. Visit their website and online boutique here.

Biscuits Gavottes

This purveyor of delicate cookies makes the perfect French teatime accompaniment. Known for their fine crêpes dentelle, the biscuiterie also makes butter cookies, apéro snacks, and thick hazelnut cream. You can purchase these items and more on Amazon here.

Left: Biscuits Gavotte's pavlova façon forêt noire aux Crêpes Dentelle chocolat noir
Right: Ladurée's raspberry rose religieuse
Biscuits Gavottes / Ladurée

Michel et Augustin

For something more modern, try the delectable goodies of this quirky cookie maker. The bite-sized delights are filled with dark chocolate ganache with sea salt, triple chocolate, melty caramel, and other flavors as well as being all natural and without preservatives. See their Amazon options here.

Chocolaterie Online

This American chocolate website represents several French artisanal brands including Michel Cluizel, François Pralus, Bonnat, Cacao Barry, and Valrhona. A chocolate lover’s dream, you can purchase gourmet box sets, chocolate pearls, and tasting bars in addition to deluxe nibs and cocoa for your own baking. Start your mouth-watering shopping at this link.

RepChamp's gourmet macaron's
RepChamp

Donsuemor Madeleines

Although they aren’t made in France, these delectable madeleines are as good as the real thing. Following a traditional French recipe, Donsuemor’s madeleines are moist and flavorful. Close your eyes and you’ll feel like you’re in a Parisian pastry shop! They come in three varieties—traditional, lemon zest, and chocolate dipped—and can be bought on Amazon here.

Donsuemor's delectable madeleines
Donsuemor

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Lily Heise

Lily Heise has been living in Paris for more than 10 years. When she's not getting into romantic mischief, she writes on dating, travel, and culture. Her writing has been featured in Frommer’s Guides, the Huffington Post, Conde Nast Traveler, City Secrets, DK Eyewitness Guides, and other local and international publications. She is the author of Je T'Aime, Me Neither, and Je T'Aime... Maybe? lively novelized memoirs on her romantic misadventures, and continues to share dating tips, stories and travel features on her blog www.jetaimemeneither.com. View Lily Heise's Website

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