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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Sweets: Where You Can Order Unique V-Day Desserts and Get Them Valentine’s Day-ish

February 12, 2020

You set your Valentine’s day dinner plans in motion. You’re staying in, not granting any steakhouse or ultra-expensive sushi bar your patronage.

Three days out, you zigzagged through Whole Foods, tumbling and tossing everything you needed for an absolutely perfect rendition of buttery garlic scallops and aromatic mushroom risotto, a perfect choice.

But you forgot one thing? A personalized sweet for your boo, or yourself, or your best girlfriend. 

When a cake from Giant just won’t cut it, and the clock strikes zero, look to the internet to find where you can order unique V’day sweets and get them Valentine’s Day-ish.

Magnolia Bakery 

Magnolia Bakery’s world-famous banana pudding for your pudding is available only for pick-up in D.C. since their Valentine’s day cupcakes are sold out online. 

No worries! Right on your lunch break, you can still pick up cakes, cookies, pies and of course their infamous, delectable bread pudding and more at Magnolia Bakery’s Washington D.C. location. 

Or wait until February 19th if you order today, for a procrastinator’s Valentine’s Day gift.

Baked By Melissa (GF & Vegan Options Available)

Offers Overnight Expedited Shipping

Baked by Melissa is has a sweet story attached to it: she lost her job as an assistant media planner and brought into fruition a blooming, baked sweets business featuring every flavor found in a grocery store and beyond.

Order by 2 PM today for Valentine’s Day Sweets by the 14th, and if you’re planning to celebrate on a Saturday, or any day after, Valentine’s day sweets are available until January 29th.  

Dylan’s Candy Bar  

Offers Overnight Expedited Shipping

Dylan Candy Bar has a “mission to awaken the creative spirit and inner child in everyone, Dylan’s Candy Bar surrounds customers with the most imaginative, state-of-the-art decor and product mix.” 

It’s a never-ending euphoria of wildly crafted candies including chocolate candy bars — made with dark chocolate and hazelnut– and as more fun take “A Perfect Man” chocolate candy bar and Belgian chocolate-covered classic heart oreo cookies

For your date, who is less about baked goods and prefers a snacktime Snicker’s bar, Dylan’s Candy Bar is knockin’ at your boo’s door of love.

Brownie Points (GF Options Available)

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Chocolatey and altogether irresistible, is what could describe the fudgy, eclectic bites at Brownie Points

Based out of Columbus, Ohio, Brownie Points features delectable baby brownie bites and large brownies in flavor concoctions like a caramel macchiatocookies and cream, and double chocolate chunk

Gluten-free? There are several tastes to pick from, too, like chocolate caramel sea salt and lemon blueberry swirl. 

Milk Bar (GF Options Available)  

Offers Overnight Expedited Shipping

Milkbar by illustrious baker Christina Tosi bangs out treats dedicated to turning the nostalgic childhood treats into the most thrilling version of themselves. Some of the most notable being cereal milk cake, crack pie and layered cakes lacking frosting. 

In her online store, she offers an assortment of cake truffles, her infamous crack pie, cakes, cookies, and even gluten-free options sorted in under $50 and under $100 categories.

Local D.C. 

Best Buns Bakery (GF Options Available)

What can I say? The bread here can. If there were an apocalypse tomorrow, one of the last things I might want to eat is Best Bun’s Jen’s Rising Crossaint; a buttery envelope filled with ham, egg, and cheese that oozes out from every corner. 

Sticky Fingers (GF and Vegan Options Available)

Established in 1999, Sticky Fingers, an award-winning bakery, and cafe serves all-vegan sweets with the natives of D.C. 

Eating sweets isn’t stricken with guilt with Sticky Fingers extensive collection of featured precious, moist cakes like Classic VanillaChocolate Love, Rich Red Velvet, and Bunny Huggers Carrot Walnut

Sticky Fingers requires 48 hours advance notice for online orders, just in time for Valentine’s day! 

Baked & Wired (GF Options Available)

Baked goods made from scratch by “total sweethearts” from D.C. include cupcakes, a “Big Ass Conversation Cookie“, “Pink Fiesta Brownie” and “Pink Marshmallows“.

Try to pick an earlier time to avoid the ever-present lengthy lines during the weekends and at high-times; pick your treat up right before Valentine’s day weekend.

Asiah G.

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