by Derek Deitch

Love is in the air in Utah! Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is here. Roses and chocolates are nice, but Salt Lake City has so much to offer for the special day. Sweeten up the celebration with your valentine with some of our top dessert picks that’ll really impress your sweetheart. These are the perfect indulgence even if you choose to recognize Single’s Awareness Day instead.

The Chocolate Dessert Café

The Chocolate is hugely popular for their cakes and cazookies. If you didn’t pre-order your Valentine’s Day Mini Cake, don’t worry because they are hosting Cake by Candlelight at both the West Jordan and Orem locations. Stop by and order your favorite dessert and enjoy it by candlelight with your sweetheart. The classic cake flavor combinations will be joined by Red Velvet, Peanut Butter Swirl, and Chocolate-Covered Strawberry.

Orem: 212 South State Street, Orem
West Jordan: 9120 South Redwood Road, West Jordan

Fillings & Emulsions

Veteran baker Adalberto Diaz loves coming up with creative desserts for every holiday, and he spares no expense for Valentine’s Day. A variety of sweet treats will e available, but you definitely won’t want to miss out on the heart-shaped macarons, featuring passionfruit champagne and chocolate-covered strawberry flavors. Visit their website to learn more. 

1475 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Les Madeleines

Image courtesy Fillings & Emulsions Facebook

Les Madeleines has decked out the shop with hanging hearts and other decorations. You’ll also find hearts in the display case as they have modified their traditional sweets for the love-filled holiday. Sweets honoring St. Valentine include festive-shaped cookies and a strawberry éclair. The fun desserts are perfect to enjoy in the shop, or to take home and share with the whole family!

216 East 500 South, Salt Lake City


Whether you need a last-minute gift or some treats for your party, RubySnap has you covered. The February flavors are a perfect way to celebrate the holiday. What could be sweeter than red velvet, vanilla bean rose, and strawberry pink lemonade cookies?

770 South 300 West, Salt Lake City

Image courtesy RubSnap’s Facebook

Feature image courtesy The Chocolate

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