This confectioner’s shop founded by Léon Mazet in 1903 specialises in praslines (the original praline) a hardened mixture of crushed nuts in a caramelised syrup.
The praline was invented in the 17th century by Clément Jaluzot, Maréchal de Plessis-Praslin’s “officier de bouche” (master chef). It is considered to be the oldest form of candy in France.
Mazet, based in Montargis (Loiret department) has been making them according to the original recipe for more than 100 years.
The company also makes a wide assortment of ganaches, marzipan confections, truffles and marrons glacés.
Maison de la Prasline Mazet
37, rue des Archives, 75004 Paris
Tel. +33 (0)1 44 05 18 08
Métro: Rambuteau or Hôtel de Ville
Hours: Mon. to Sat. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sun. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.