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oursons guimauve

chocolate covered marshmallow bear cubs

oursons guimauve

Oursons guimauve ‘marshmallow bear cubs’ are one of the best loved sweets in France. You may also see ‘teddy bears’ or nounours à la guimauve. They range from cheap ones in the supermarket to deluxe ones covered in the finest dark, milk or white chocolate in a chocolatier.

Their cousins, the gummy bears, are ours gommeux.

Sweet stuff

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by bioco