8 Sweet Treats to Get in O.C. This Valentine’s Day

We’ve rounded up local gifts, heart-shaped treats, chocolates and even vegan desserts to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Here are more themed treats to sweeten the holiday.


Oliboli Donuts

Swing by Old Town Tustin for two seasonal flavors including a heart-shaped vanilla bean cake doughnut with maraschino cherry glaze and Valentine’s confetti, and the “Ispahan,” a 40-hour yeast doughnut with raspberry lychee glaze and garnished with rose petal whipped cream, edible rose petals, and whole raspberry. Available through Valentine’s Day. You can also pre-order all the cake flavors in a heart shape.

➜ 135 W. 1st St., Tustin, 714-760-4876, oliboli.com


House of Chimney Cakes

Specializing in the Hungarian pastry, the downtown Anaheim sweet shop is churning out a strawberry chimney cake filled with raspberry and strawberry dole whip and topped with a marbled cookie and edible gold leaf.

➜ 173 W. Center St., Anaheim, 714-603-7859, houseofchimneycakes.com



Hapa Cupcakes

Available now through Valentine’s Day weekend, we can’t resist these dulce de leche-stuffed triple chocolate cookies. You can also pre-order themed cupcakes for pick-up.

➜ 518 Imperial Highway, Brea, 714-332-0295; 105 W. Amerige Ave., Fullerton, 714-576-4272, hapacupcakes.com


Dough & Arrow

If you missed out on ordering the epic heart-shaped cookie quilt, you can snag one of these tropical passion fruit crème brûlée cookies.

➜ 3033 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 657-247-4483, doughandarrow.co


Rich Elixirs

At the Valentine’s Day pop-up, sip on a strawberry rose float with coconut cream, strawberry puree, and rose petal toppings while shopping blooms from a local florist.

➜ SOCO, 3313 Hyland Ave, Costa Mesa, 657-247-4483, richelixirs.com


Din Tai Fung

Surprise your boo with a box of chocolate and mochi dumplings oozing with chocolate lava.

➜ South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714-549-3388, dintaifungusa.com


Salt & Straw

For the month of love, the Portland-based scoop shop is highlighting Southern California-based chocolatiers at the Anaheim location. We love the Compartes caramelized popcorn milk chocolate flavor.

➜ Downtown Disney, 1550 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, saltandstraw.com


Eiswelt Gelato


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Instead of flowers, get a bouquet of rose-shaped gelato or one of the adorable creatures. Our hearts are set on the Baby Yoda-inspired creation (available through the end of February).

➜ 9605 Bolsa Ave., Westminster, 657-245-3141, eisweltgelato.com

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