|Versailles: Bunny and Duck Couples, Hen, and Eggs|
Easter sweets appear in patisserie shop windows less than a month before Easter. Chocolate animals (milk, dark, white, even pink) populate the shelves.
|Versailles: Chocolate Cows and Pigs|
|Versailles: Melting Bunny in the Window|
|Versailles: Melted Bunny in the Window|
In Alsace, kugelhopf (sweet yeast cake), cakes made in lamb-shaped or fish-shaped molds, and chocolate storks – the bird of the region – join the chocolate eggs and animals as Easter specialties.
|Colmar: Lamb Cakes and Kugelhopf|
|Colmar: Kugelhopf and Fish Cakes (but not fish)|
|Colmar: Easter Gingerbread|
|Colmar: Easter Stork|
|Colmar: Littler Easter Chocolates|
|Strasbourg: Cartoony Chocolates|
|Strasbourg: Gourmet Easter Menagerie|
American kids don't know what they're missing.......
Joyeuses Paques and Happy Easter.