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Love these...

........nothing nicer than pains au chocolat still warm from the oven. So very yummy!

One of the many things that I adore about living in France.

A demain,
Leeann x


  1. Ooooh...I love those too! I could eat one every morning. Wish I were in France at a cafe eating one right now!
    Susan : )

  2. I am jealous t'adore !!!

  3. mmmm - now these are something to look forward to. :)

  4. Oh, Leeann, this is a very dangerous picture for me to be looking at right now, it is 10:30pm and oh, how I would love one!!

    Jeanne xx

  5. Ouch. I am keeping my husband company on a no-wheat-no-sugar-no-fun diet. Your picture pains me

  6. They look absolutely delicious Leeann - perfection piled up ! X

  7. Its looks deliciuous! Is similar "pan au chococlat?" Kisses, Gloria.

  8. I visited France for my first time in 2006 and plan to return next year. Pain du chocolat was my favorite. I close my eyes and can taste its sweet goodness.
    Thanks for sharing, it brings back so many wonderful memories.

  9. Oui, we all love a good chocolate croissant!

  10. Oh my---I have had these in are making my mouth water.


  11. Dearest Leeann,

    Enjoy them; for us as well! Especially with colder weather they're heaven...

    Lots of love,


  12. Seriously yummy!! Thank God we have them here...not quite as good as in France but still dreamy. Vanna

  13. I love the French "pain au chocolate". Unfortunately, it is difficult to find a good one elsewhere... ;) Have a nice day! Alexandra

  14. oh so sad, I am gluten free now... but I remember how they taste... oh so good!!

  15. That look so good, you just made me go to the bakery to get some for breakfast! :-)

  16. Oh these pains du chocolat, are one of my favorites when I was in France.
    How could you tempt me this way (now I am drooling), must go get a tissue. :)The other sweet my husband and I loved was the Citron Tarte. I wish I had a recipe for both of these??
    Thanks so much for sharing.
    Enjoy your day.


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