Get Your Sweets for Valentine's Day
A dream for a sweet-tooth, Millburn-Short Hills bakeries offer Valentine's Day treats.
You've got the dinner reservations and a bouquet of flowers. But what about the sweets for Valentine's Day?
Downtown Millburn bakeries are offering a number of specials to celebrate the holiday this weekend. Here's a round-up of what some of the bakeries are offering.
Bella's is offering its signature specialty cupcakes in red velvet, pink lemonade and classic white or devil's food with chocolate mousse. Plus the traditional chocolate and vanilla cupcakes are available, and all can be decorated to celebrate Valentine's Day. Cupcakes are priced up to $3 each.
In addition to the cupcakes, you can purchase heart-shaped sugar cookies and flourless chocolate tarts. Red velvet whoopie pies will be available on Monday too. There are Vermont Nut Free chocolate pops available for purchase.
The bakery will be open special on Monday at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., so if you didn't make your order you can pick up your special treats then.
Walking into Gina's Bakery you'll be greeted by the sugar cookies they have available for sale, but they also have a long list of Valentine's Day specials.
The decorated butter cookies are $2 each or $20 for a pound. A two-pound platter is $45. The filled spritz cookies are $10 for a half pound or $20 for a full pount. Red velvet, devils food with chocolate ganache, yellow and chocolate cupcakes are available at $2.50 each. Heart-shaped brownies are $5.50 each.The raspberry chocolate truffle tort—a flourless chocolate cake infused with raspberry—is $19 for a six-inch or $29 for eight-inch.
Pre-orders were due last Sunday, but the shop will be open on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be closed on Monday.
If you want a giant cupcake, Splurge is the spot to get one. The giant cupcake, decorated for Valentine's Day, is $23.99. There are also cupcakes deocrated for the holiday, and they can decorate an individual one on a plate with a ribbon for $4. The vanilla creme cupcakes, which can have writing on them, are $3 each. There also are cookies deocrated for teh holiday and heart-shaped scones.