When people think of Paris, they think of it as being the city of love. When I think of Paris, I think of it as being the city of CARBS. Oh yeaaah. Think of all the buttery croissants, flaky pastries, indulgent hot chocolates and creamy eclairs to name a few! I decided to put together all the sweet and carb-filled treats that I have tried during my trip to Paris, as well as some that I had saved on Instagram but never got round to trying!
– Ayesha x
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1. The best pastries from Du Pains et des Idees
Come here for their escargot pistache et chocolat! It’s amazing!
2. LOTUS eclairs from Pain Pain
Try their LOTUS eclairs! So so good just look at all the lotus cream oozing out.
3. Cheesy pastries from PAIN PAIN
Gougère emmental et bleu is the name of the cheesy choux pastry you’re looking for! It’s fresh, warm and gooey.
4. THE BEST honey cake from Cafe Pouchkine
Cafe Pouchkine is such a cute little cafe and it’s definitely a must visit. Get their macarons and their honey cake. It honestly left us speechless as it’s that good.
5. Hot chocolate from Angelina
Angelina’s hot chocolate is the most indulgent thing you’ll ever see. It’s pretty much pure melted chocolate in a cup.
6. L’éclair de Génie
The fanciest eclairs in Paris! They have quite a few branches dotted around the city.
7. The cutest choux pastries from Odette
How cute are these? They look dangerously small and addictive!
8. Ice cream from Berthillon
Berthillon are meant to serve the best ice cream in Paris!
9. Croissants from Eric Kayser
Buttery flaky croissants mmmm.
10. Croissant ispahan from Pierre Hermé
In case you need more croissant options (who doesn’t?), why not try a rose, raspberry and lychee version from Pierre Hermé.
11. Pastries from Yann Couvreur
I wanted these so badly and didn’t have enough time! Give them a try and let me know how they taste!
12. Coffee from Cafe Kitsuné
This cafe looks super pretty and they’re meant to serve great coffee. It also looks super grammable – just saying!
13. Pastries from Cafe de Floré
Come to Café de Floré because it’s so pretty, and it’s where Serena and Blair from Gossip Girl always hung out! 😉
Have an amazing time in Paris and don’t forget to check out my Paris Travel Guide here.