My unending search for good marzipan

I have a bit of marzipan obsession. Not the weird marzipan that gets shaped into fruits, I’m talking about super awesome European marzipan that is coated in chocolate. Ok, I’m not actually sure I’ve ever tried the fruit-shaped marzipan, to be honest. I’m just intimidated by eating fruit that isn’t fruit! In any case, for most of the marzipan-obsessed period of my life, I’ve eaten these things:


Mozart chocolates, also called mozartkugel. They’re quite tasty! Marzipan plus chocolate is an excellent combination. I would get them from the Lindt chocolate store, in a shopping mall about 20 minutes away from where I lived, quite convenient. Then the store shut down. At this point I could go to the gourmet chocolate shop in Carytown, For The Love of Chocolate, and pay a bit too much for these balls, or head out to Charlottesville or DC to one of the Lindt stores there.

Then I move to Denver, where there is not a single Lindt store to be found. It’s quite tragic, really. However, I found an excellent gourmet food and kitchen store in Boulder called Peppercorn, which indeed carried Mozart chocolates, along with an intriguing array of other chocolates. So, along with the usual Mozart chocolates, I picked up one of these babies:

Anthon Berg Marzipan bar

That is an Anthon Berg marzipan bar, now officially known to me as a really good reason to visit Denmark someday. This specific bar is marzipan soaked in cognac, covered in dark chocolate. It is one of the most incredible things I’ve ever eaten in my entire life. So, I recently found myself in Boulder, and knew I had to have another one. So I stopped by Peppercorn, but none were to be found. No Mozart chocolates either, for that matter. I asked a saleslady what the deal was, and it seems that there are certain things they only carry during the Christmas season. Alas, so unless I discover an alternate source, I’ll have to wait several more months to get my fix. So, rather then wallowing in marzipanless misery, I picked up two things that seemed like they might make good substitutes.

Mozart bar + chocolate

The top bar was a Mozart bar, so I had high hopes for it. However, it ended up being like the bastard lovechild of a Mozart chocolate and a 500 Grand bar. The inside was marzipan, but the outside was coated in crispy milk chocolate. It’s bizarre, in that I felt like the crispy chocolate was somehow cheapening the marzipan experience. And I really like 500 Grand bars too, but I’d rather not find marzipan in them. Mind you, I ate the entire bar and enjoyed it, but it had an unfortunate dissonance to it.

I was clueless as to what the bottom chocolate was, except that it was sitting by the Mozart bar. Turned out to be a chocolate covered cherry. Which was good, but wasn’t hitting the spot that needed hitting, unfortunately. Alas, I might just have to try making my own marzipan chocolates one of these days!

Incidentally, I’m going out of town for about two weeks soon, which may or may not involve posts during that time!

These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages.
  • TwitThis
  • Reddit
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Technorati


  1. Jules June 15, 2010 12:30 am

    dissonance. ha ha.

  2. Viber IPA Download June 17, 2015 11:10 pm
  3. Viber APK Download June 24, 2015 12:34 pm

    Nice and amazing post dear. Thanks for sharing with us.

  4. Viber iPa August 14, 2015 2:43 pm

    its really great article you have done such good job admin thanks for sharing with us:
    here is a related post:

  5. Nokia BB5 Drivers August 28, 2015 11:09 pm
  6. Free APK Apps August 28, 2015 11:11 pm

    You are doing very well dear. Seems good.

  7. Apps January 15, 2016 5:55 am

    Nicee God job You Have Done

  8. Apks Store January 20, 2016 2:09 am

    Great Job … thanks for sharing .. keep it up

  9. essayontime May 9, 2016 8:09 am

    At the point when beginning to compose your paper, make a diagram on what you're by and large anticipating expounding on. Scribble down various thoughts that you have and given the blueprint a chance to rest for whatever other thoughts you may get for the duration of the day.

  10. Flashing Boxes June 21, 2016 2:13 pm
  11. Driver Basket July 7, 2016 8:34 am

    Nice post Admin Good job thanks for sharing

  12. NOKIA trix July 29, 2016 1:47 pm
  13. KGB, ZIP, RAR August 8, 2016 11:01 pm
  14. Apkroots August 8, 2016 11:02 pm
  15. game killer apk app August 8, 2016 11:03 pm
  16. android apps August 17, 2016 1:50 am

    so nice and amazing post keep it up

  17. nokia lumia 535 August 23, 2016 6:15 am
  18. ipa files free August 23, 2016 6:17 am

    nice one

  19. [tool] sb game apk August 28, 2016 11:28 pm
  20. Free android tools August 28, 2016 11:29 pm

    nice post dear admin

  21. Asha 309 PC Suite September 4, 2016 9:12 am
  22. cydia installer September 6, 2016 4:23 pm
  23. viber free September 9, 2016 4:07 am

    It’s an unusual privilege to read quality articles on Internet. Your article has the qualities of great professionally written content that’s unique, original and interesting. Thanks for sharing such a nice and great content. attractive work admin.

  24. Free Drivers September 30, 2016 1:57 am
  25. PC Suite downloaf October 1, 2016 6:24 pm

    Good work Admin nice post Admin

  26. chemira tool October 24, 2016 11:26 am
  27. uni-android tool October 24, 2016 11:28 am
  28. sp flash tool November 2, 2016 12:48 pm
  29. Nokia Asha 305 November 17, 2016 12:15 pm

    Cool and good one. Thanks for the share.

  30. Game Killer APK November 28, 2016 8:37 am
  31. Game Killer APK November 28, 2016 8:40 am
  32. Nokia drivers December 16, 2016 3:57 am
  33. Nokia lumia 535 December 22, 2016 4:23 am
  34. APKXDA January 16, 2017 4:15 am

    Nice and cool post, I visited and go through this site and found an informative and useful site

  35. game killer apk January 24, 2017 2:13 am
  36. Z3x shell setup February 1, 2017 9:21 am
  37. chimera tool February 8, 2017 4:30 pm
  38. battle of chepauk February 16, 2017 4:13 pm
  39. Ea sport apk February 23, 2017 10:40 am
  40. BlackberryFlashtool February 27, 2017 5:06 am
  41. MixMobiletools March 4, 2017 1:38 am
  42. Mobiletools March 4, 2017 1:38 am

    Have a amazing post.

  43. galaxy s4 March 15, 2017 3:44 pm

    nice post thanks cool one.

  44. mtoolss March 23, 2017 5:45 am

    Fondest post…..

  45. AB Liker apk April 7, 2017 2:47 pm

    really, very informative site thanks for sharing!

  46. AB Liker apk April 7, 2017 2:48 pm
  47. PC Suites April 13, 2017 12:20 pm

    WOW Wonderful posting admin,thanks for sharing,

  48. Easter April 21, 2017 4:45 pm
  49. SP Flash Tool April 25, 2017 11:37 pm

    Thanks for shearing nice and best post.

  50. Android tool April 30, 2017 10:24 am