Love Local: Valentine’s Day Chocolates and Desserts To Make Your Sweetheart Swoon

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away! Spread some local love with Valentine’s Day chocolates that elevate your special someone’s chocolate game and local sweet treats for your sweetheart!

Wow someone with this gorgeous Valentine’s Day cake from Cucina 98 (98 Walnut Street, Montclair, 973-746-0789) — a three-layered dark chocolate cake with homemade raspberry jam and a creamy white chocolate mascarpone middle. There are plenty more delicious treats to choose from, too.

The Chocolate Path, a Montclair-based chocolate purveyor, has the perfect for any chocolate lover! There’s a special Valentine’s 2019 Dark Chocolate Basket or make up your own chocolate lovers gift.

Go the extra mile and make a romantic, thoughtful gift by creating a basket of your sweetheart’s favorite candy bars and sweet treats! The choices are endless at Rocket Fizz (566 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair, 973-362-3499) and they even have those hard-to-find retro candies or international chocolates as well as an abundance of Valentine’s-themed treats.

ShopRite of Brookdale (1409 Broad Street, Bloomfield) has everything you need to celebrate Valentine’s Day! From Valentine’s cupcakes, chocolate-dipped strawberries, red velvet cake, and even this heart-shaped ice cream cake!

Dolce Federica in Upper Montclair offers beautiful small batch, artisanal creations made with high quality European chocolate. Everything is handmade. Dolce Federica will be at Java Love in Upper Montclair on February 13 and 14 from 9am-4pm with chocolates for purchase.

Chocolate Works (42 South Park Street, Montclair) has everything chocolate! If you know someone who loves salty with sweet, we recommend festive chocolate pretzel sticks.

Surprise your valentine with something more creative than a box of chocolates! Anthony’s Cheesecake Cafe (71 Washington Street, Bloomfield,
973-415-8885) offers heart-shaped Brookie Pies (brookie: when a brownie and a chocolate chip cookie make a love connection) and some 30+ varieties of cheesecake.

Beyond amazing ice cream, Holsten’s Brookdale Confectionary (1063 Broad Street, Bloomfield) offers a classic candy counter, with a huge selection of confections. And nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like the classic — a heart-shaped box of candy.

Bromilow’s (350 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park) has been making their homemade candy for over 60 years. Preorder chocolate covered strawberries or select some of their Valentine’s novelties.

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  1. Mundo Vegan also has vegan chocolates, delicious tiramisu desserts form How Delish, their rich brownies and more for those who avoid milk, eggs, palm oil, and other animal products.

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