You know it’s coming, it’s always February 14th. Don’t be last minute Larry (or Louise) and get caught buying a dreaded sampler box of chocolates on your way home from work. We’ve done the leg work for you and put together a list of local chocolatiers and bakeries offering sensational sweets for your Valentines and Galentines. Scoop tip is to always pick up an extra treat or two and share the love with your neighbors, co-workers and friends.
POTTS CHOCOLATE we’ll be offering their once a year Valentine Truffles using Macadamia nuts, red wine, raspberries, and of course their unique single-origin cacaos. They are located at 619 S Cedar Street (just look for their sign on the sidewalk) and will have extended hours the week of Valentine’s Day from 11am to 6pm.
Sunflour Baking Company
SUNFLOUR BAKING COMPANY with four Charlotte locations, is a great spot for that Valentine’s Day date. Or if you are avoiding the crowds and making a romantic meal at home, pick up one of their luscious desserts, such as a Chocolate Mousse Cake, Chocolate covered Strawberries, or a Raspberry Dark Chocolate Tart.
SAS CUPCAKES is going all out for Valentine’s Day with their Cupid Special, a 1/2 Dozen Made from Scratch Valentine’s Day Cupcakes with Valentine’s Day Flags, a cake pop bouquet which includes six cake pops, 1/2 Dozen Large Chocolate Covered Strawberries and a Chocolate Rose for $49.95. Order online for local Valentine’s Day Delivery in and around the Charlotte area.
They will also have a few special cupcake flavors for Valentine’s Day including Strawberry Champagne (with real champagne 21+), Red Velvet, Strawberry, Raspberry Bliss and Triple Chocolate.
Le Macaron French Pastries
LE MACARON FRENCH PASTRIES at the Metropolitan has partnered with Willy Raphael, a luxury floral experience, for special events and is offering the ultimate Valentine’s Day bundle for your special one. A selection of handmade luxury box bouquets featuring delectable macarons are available through preorder at willyraphael.com.
SUAREZ BAKERY has been baking from scratch since 1992. With over 400 cookie cutter shapes, Suarez can make your sugar cookie dreams come true. They have you covered for sweet treats for your Valentines from donuts, cakes, cookies and cupcakes. Pre-order your sweets by calling 704-525-0145, pending availability.
Amelie’s French Bakery & Cafe
Fall in love at AMELIE’S FRENCH BAKERY & CAFE with their love inspired Valentine’s day menu.
Éclair your love and personalize a 1-5 character message on one of their sumptuous vanilla or chocolate filled éclairs.
Say ‘Je t’aime’ with hand-dipped chocolate strawberries.
Pâte sucrée cookies: Buttery French cookies hand decorated with royal icing.
Don’t miss out on two signature Valentine’s beverages.
Madame Rose: A strawberry rose French cream soda and Cocoa Mademoiselle: A smokey rose mocha topped with whipped cream, crushed rose petals and dutch cocoa.