It’s almost Valentine’s Day and many O.C. shops are gearing up for the event by offering heart-shaped treats. From sweet to savory, here are some of our favorites from the bunch.
The same cake you love with a holiday twist. 100% of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross.
➜8390 La Palma Ave., Buena Park, 714-220-6400, or order here.
Honey & Butter, $4 to $7
These conversation hearts will be available along with other Valentine’s Day-themed creatures. While supplies last.
➜Irvine Spectrum Center, 633 Spectrum Center Drive, Irvine (between Old Navy & Skechers), 949-536-5556, Instagram: @honeyandbutter
3. FROSTED SUGAR COOKIES
Susie Cakes, $3.50
Cookies are available individually. You can also order Valentine’s Day-themed sugar cookies in bulk ($65 to $70).
➜3321 Hyland Avenue, Costa Mesa, 714-265-2253, and locations in Laguna Niguel and Newport Beach. Pre-orders recommended.
Bagelmania Coffee House, $2 to $4
For $4, you can get your bagel wrapped with cream cheese and a bow.
➜8861 Adams Ave., Huntington Beach, 714-965-5637, bagelmaniacoffeehouse.com
La Pizzeria, $12.50
Get a one-topping pizza for the rest of the month.
➜2424 W Ball Road, Anaheim, 714-527-8844, or order here.
DK’s Donuts, $1.75
Enjoy a vanilla glaze donut with chocolate drizzle.
➜3744 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, 714-633-5858
Lucha Frutos, $2.50 each or 3 for $6
These Tamarindo-covered lollipops come in flavors such as mango or watermelon.
➜Elado, 732 N. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, 714-495-3450, or order here.
Sgt. Pepperoni’s, $16 to $27
Have any pizza cut into a heart and customized with a special message.
➜2300 Bristol St., Newport Beach, 949-852-9500, sgtpepps.com
The Loop, $7 (prices vary depending on add-ins)
This shareable dessert comes with your choice of soft serve (vanilla, salted caramel, or swirl), customizable add-ins, and two mini churros.
➜9729 Bolsa Ave., Westminster, 714-713-8570, theloopchurros.com
10. CREAM PUFFS
Dough & Arrow, $4
Specials include the strawberry-filled cream puffs. Or, opt for the charcoal-activated cream puff filled with tiramisu if Valentine’s Day just isn’t your thing.
➜3033 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 657-247-4483, doughandarrow.co