The sweetest day of the year is right around the corner, and we’ve shopped some fab Valentine’s Day gifts & treats for all of your faves. From the “all the rage” hot chocolate bombs, cakesicles, and popbars to traditional cupcakes and cookies to boxed gifts of everything in between, here are several locally owned options to send with love.
Make your Valentine’s Day SWEET & EASY with SAS Cupcakes. Choose from:
- Love Treat Box
- Romantic Cupcakes
- Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
- Hot Cocoa Bombs
- Cake Pops
Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Cake Pops, & Cakeiscles in the case 1/30 – 2/14 and Cupcake Valentine Decor available starting 1/30, Full Valentine’s Day Flavors 2/8 – 2/14
All SAS treats are made from scratch daily and available for in store pick up, curbside pick up, local delivery, and nationwide shipping.
ORDERING & DEADLINES:
You can order right here: https://www.sascupcakes.com/valentine-s-day
The last day to order for Nationwide Shipping is 2/8 and for Local Delivery is 2/11. Walk in/Curbside has NO DEADLINE. Walk-ins are always welcome, but they do recommend pre-ordering in advance as they do max out / sell out popular items.
Sunflour Bakery has been serving Charlotte from their original location in Elizabeth since 2009, in Dilworth since 2016, and in Harrisburg and Ballantyne since 2017. At Sunflour, they make everything from scratch and in small batches to ensure freshness and authenticity. Sunflour supports local vendors wherever possible and all creations are handmade onsite from basic raw materials; no mixes, shortcuts or pre-made anything.
Sunflower will only have a limited number of boxes available so would-be cupid’s are encouraged to order early!! The boxes are small ($18) and large ($45) and descriptions are below.
Individual dipped strawberries will also be available in store on Valentine’s weekend first come first served.
Valentine’s Box small – $18
- 3 dark chocolate dipped strawberries
- 3 white chocolate dipped strawberries
- ** Vegan & Gluten free available- $20
Valentine’s Box large – $45
- 2 Chocolate Covered Strawberries
- 2 French Macarons
- 2 Red Velvet Cake Pops
- 2 Dulce de Leche Latte Chocolates
- 2 Chocolate Dipped Nutella Cookie Sandwiches
- 6 Passionfruit Caramel Truffles
- ** Gluten free available upon request- $50
Scoop-free, delicious, and one-of-a-kind, PopbarCLT offers classic sweets with a twist. They specialize in gelato, sorbet, and frozen yogurt on a stick, have over 60+ recipes and offer vegan, gluten-free, nut-free flavors. Popbar has a variety of other treats as well — gelatoShakes, Hot Chocolate on a Stick, wafflePops, and more, plus these Ten special Valentines Day treats for ordering HERE.
Popbar’s Special Valentine’s Day items are ready for pre-order Now through Feb 13th. To be picked up at NoDa location. Feb 12-14.
- Small chocolate covered Strawberry box $16 ~ 6 chocolate strawberries
- Medium chocolate covered Strawberry box $30 ~ 10-12 strawberries
- Kids heart box $12 ~ 6 white chocolate covered strawberries with Valentine’s Day sprinkles
- Large chocolate covered strawberries and hot chocolate bomb box $45
- Hot chocolate bomb 4 pack $20.99
- Hot chocolate bomb $6 each
- Valentine’s Day Lover’s Variety 6 pack + cooler bag $30.99
- Flowers also available to order, along with flower & gift boxes.
Charlotte-based bakery Sweet Girl Cookies is offering an assortment of gourmet cookies in various seasonal boxes with a complimentary “You’re the Sweetest” card included in all Valentine’s orders. (all photos via The Plaid Penguin)
Sweet Girl’s Valentine’s boxes include:
- “Best of” Box with 2 of Sweet Girl’s “BIG” Chocolate Chewy Caramel cookies and 6 “Classic” cookies, including Dark Chocolate Sea Salt, Chocolate Chip, Lemon Blueberry White Chocolate, White Chocolate Cherry, and Oatmeal Raisin ($31.99)
- BIG Chocolate Lovers cookie box available with a half dozen or a dozen Dark Chocolate Sea Salt, Chocolate Chip, and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip cookies ($33.99)
- Classic Sampler with 5 of Sweet Girl’s classic cookies ($16.99)
- BIG Seasonal Chocolate Chewy Caramel cookie (available in half dozen quantity all the way up to 3 dozen) ($33.99 – $125.99)
…and more! Shop all of Sweet Girl’s Valentine’s boxes here. Order through Sweet Girl Cookies’ new website by Feb. 9th for delivery by Feb. 13th. You can also find Sweet Girl Cookies at local retailers like Laurel Market, Rhino Market, the Charlotte airport, as well as Whole Foods. Photos courtesy The Plaid Penguin
Stop by either one of their two locations to peruse the DESSERT BAR, open daily and filled full of grab and go goodies, including a selection of whole cakes on hand in case you need something on the fly. Online ordering also available, and the last day to order for Valentine’s Day is Wednesday 2/10/21. BW Sweets will be open on Valentine’s Day 12-6 and will have grab and go items available. Prices starting at $25 for small heart cakes. Chocolate dipped strawberries, chocolate covered strawberry cheesecakes, cupcakes, and chocolate covered strawberry drip cakes perfect for Valentines.