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berliz Nov 3, 2010 07:38 PM

Where can I find marzapan pastries in San Diego?

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  1. foodiechick RE: berliz Nov 3, 2010 09:31 PM

    Do you mean baked items that incorporate marzipan, or actual marzipan decorations for pastries?

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      cstr RE: foodiechick Nov 4, 2010 06:10 AM

      I remember marzipan decorations that were done like veggies, fruit etc., haven't seen any lately.

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      Island RE: berliz Nov 3, 2010 09:37 PM

      The Swedish Bakery in Poway uses marzapan in just about all their pasteries. They have a new location somewhere further west in the Carmel Valley area, but more baked goods in Poway. http://www.swedishroyalbakery.com/

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        Cathy RE: berliz Nov 4, 2010 08:30 AM

        Opera Patisserie makes an almond croissant filled with a house made marzipan.

        A *really* good almond croissant...

        Opera Patisserie
        9254 Scranton Rd, San Diego, CA 92121

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          normalheightsfoodie RE: berliz Nov 4, 2010 04:01 PM

          Cardamon Bakery on 30th and Upas, 2977 Upas Street, San Diego - (619) 546-5609, has a wonderful croisant that is stuffed with a marzapan filling. It is very good.

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