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Easter treats from chocolate and pastry boutiques

Here are some scrumptious Easter delights from Ladurée, Pierre Hermé, Dalloyau, De Neuville and master chocolatiers at French boutique Patrick Roger.

Apr 05, 2012 | By AFPRelaxnews

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From chocolate Easter eggs made to look like lace, to eggs handpainted by master chocolatiers at French boutique Patrick Roger, here’s a look at some of the seasonal products for the holiday that usher in the spring.

Laduree collector box Easter 2012

Ladurée
Ladurée has launched a new collector’s box for Easter that depicts two entertwining bellflowers. A box of 8 macarons is £14.10 or around €17.

Pierre Herme easter egg 2012

Pierre Hermé
Hermé calls this egg, chocolate lace. €43.

Dalloyau easter egg 2012

Dalloyau
Coated in a robin’s egg blue, this special Easter egg from Dalloyau is made with 70 percent Venezuelan cacao. Between €70 to 220.

Patrick Roger Easter Eggs 2012

Patrick Roger
No two Patrick Roger egg is the same, as each is handpainted in a spray of white and gold colors. Starts at €49.

De Neuville easter egg 2012

De Neuville
This year, the Easter theme for chocolates out of French chocolate house De Neuville is the circus. This fellow, a chocolate clown, is €15.70.

Laduree macaron Chocolate Kalamansi

Ladurée
Among the new macaron Easter flavors this year: Chocolate Banana, and pictured here, Chocolate Kalamansi, or Chinese orange.