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Jul 17, 2007 12:45 PM

Where Can I Find Marzipan Pears?

Does anyone know where I could buy green marzipan pears? I only need 9 or so for a wedding cake. Suggestions for both local stores and online sources are appreciated.


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  1. I thought I saw them at Dean and Deluca in Napa.

    2 Replies
    1. re: Scott M

      Draegers may have them, San Mateo anyway.

      1. re: dhoffman1421

        Draeger's San Mateo does have them, along with green pears made of jelly - really cute!

    2. try calling the California Culinary Academy -- ask someone in the baking and pastry program for a source (or maybe you could find a student who'd make them for you for the experience?) I've also called Masse's in Berkeley when I had a 'frosting issue' once -- they were a little thrown at first that I called for advice on a broken frosting, but cheerfully helped me out with some advice.

      1. Joseph Schmidt? Teuscher?

        Joseph Schmidt Confections
        3489 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94114

        Teuscher Chocolate
        307 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94108

        1. I found Marzipan shapes at Cost Plus before. They had pears (like 4-5 in a pack), other fruits, little piggies, bar of plain ole marzipan, lil' cars... etc.

          1. I saw one marzipan pear and some marzipan strawberries in a plastic case at the 4th St. Pasta Shop in Berkeley. It wasn't green but you could find out who supplies them.