Impress your Valentine with treats from these local shops
Hey Sugar! Bakery
This newly opened bakery located on Macleod Trail S. has an exciting range of baked goods that are truly delicious. From Valentine’s donuts to sweetheart mini cookies and even a mini cake, there’s a little something to suite every taste. Can’t decide? Order the Valentine’s Treat Box featuring 2 chocolate cupcakes, 1 crème brulee donut, 1 chocolate glazed with milk chocolate mousse donut, 2 vanilla sugar cookies and 4 macarons.
From adorable heart-shaped lollies to their gorgeous copper boxes, you’ll never go wrong with this Calgary classic. Choose from a number of special Valentine’s Day-themed products. We love the beautiful milk-chocolate heart-shaped boxes. Plus, they’re offering free shipping for orders over $75!
Ollia Macarons + Tea
Ollia always comes out with an amazing Valentine’s menu and this year is no different. Chocolate dipped pink macaron hearts are filled with tiramisu buttercream. The Raspberry Champagne Mini Macaron Cake is perfect for two and made with a raspberry white chocolate ganache and a raspberry Champagne buttercream. Or pick up an Oh La Love Macaron Heart Cake with dollops of strawberry and white chocolate mousse and a strawberry coulis. The cake is topped with chocolate dipped strawberries, Champagne meringues and mini macarons. Valentine’s macaron flavours include chocolate truffle, pink Champagne, tiramisu and strawberry balsamic.
Pie Junkie is adding three chocolate pies for Valentine’s, one of which is the Raspberry Chocolate Ganache, a match made in heaven! These pies are made from scratch by hand, and an all-butter crust, making them all too easy to devour.
PB & J YYC
Treat your peanut butter lover to Chocolate Cherry Valentine’s Cups from PB & J YYC. Creamy milk chocolate cups are filled with freshly ground peanut butter and topped with a chewy, cherry gummy. Head on over to their location in Kensington and pick up a single cup or a pack of six.
Whippt Kitchen in Britannia has a variety of options to surprise the loved ones in your life. Choose from Hot Chocolate Bombs, Chocolate Raspberry Bark, or Chocolate covered heart shaped gems filled with chocolate, peanut butter and rice krispie crunch. Cookies are aplenty and available in conversation hearts, lips, X’s and O’s or decorate your own with a DIY cookie kit.
You can’t go wrong with chocolate and candy and Cōchu has you covered with their Valentine’s Bark. This Valentine’s Day version has chocolate mixed with popping, fruity, sweet and sour candy making this bark a fan favourite.
Made by AKB Bakeshop & Café
Located in Savanna Bazaar in the north east, Made by AKB has 6 items especially for love day. The Be My Valentine Burnaway Cake is all the rage. Gently touch a flame to the top layer and it will slowly burn away to reveal a secret message or image. Other items in the Valentine’s Day collection include premium stuffed cupcakes, shortbread cookies and Belgian chocolate covered strawberries.
Sweet Relief Pastries
Have your Valentines’ name written on an individually packaged sugar cookie bear from Sweet Relief Pastries. Or partake in a Biscuit Box filled with ten varieties of shortbread. Flavours include vanilla bean, raspberry white chocolate, chocolate strawberry, and lemon and hazelnut.
Willow Cake & Bake
We love these cake bento boxes from the newly-opened Willow Cake & Bake on Centre St. in Crescent Heights Village. You can pick between chocolate, vanilla, red velvet, vanilla sponge, or chocolate sponge cake, plus Italian meringue buttercream or whipped cream for your icing with the piping and decoration of your choice. Customize it for your sweetie, or let the team work their magic.