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Valentine’s Day always falls on February 14, but every year it seems to sneak up on some of us. If this describes you, don’t despair: below is our guide to businesses in the Chippewa Valley where you can buy flowers and/or something sweet for your loved one. You can thank us later!
AUGUSTA BAKERY • 144 W. Lincoln St., Augusta • (715) 286-4700 • facebook.com/augustabakery • Award-winning cupcakes, traditional pastries, cookies, breads and donuts.
THE BAKERY AND MORE • 216 Main Street West, Durand • (715) 672-8775 • [email protected] • bakeshopandmore.com • Fruit pies, donuts, cakes and cupcakes.
BLOOMERS BAKERY • 1415 Main St., Bloomer • (715) 568-3321 • facebook.com/bloomerbakery/ • A classic hometown bakery specializing in quality donuts, danishes, breads and cakes.
CASEY’S DAIRY • 4740 Keystone Crossing, Eau Claire • facebook.com/caseyscreamery • Hand-dipped ice cream, small-batch fudge, gourmet popcorn, candies, chocolate-dipped treats, Wisconsin cheeses, gift baskets, and more.
CHIC SWEET DESSERTS • 1120 122nd St., Eau Claire • 715.864.3285 • chicsweetsdesserts.com • Cupcakes, cake pops and other desserts.
CHIPPEWA CANDY STORE • 322 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls • (715) 861-7880 • chippewacandyshop.com • Choose from a wide assortment of sweets, chocolates and coffee. They also have soft serve ice cream to weigh and pay for!
C&J’S CANDY STORE & SCOOP SHOPPE • 342 Main St E, Menomonie • cjscandystore.com • A plethora of sweets, modern, unique, nostalgic, exotic, international, bulk, and more. Serve scoops of Chocolate Shoppe ice cream.
DESSERT FIRST • 2425 Seymour Road, Eau Claire • (715) 833-8440 • getdessertfirst.com • Cupcakes, mini cupcakes, colossal cupcakes, mini cheesecakes and cookies. Huge amount of flavor options for your custom order.
EMINENT DESSERTS • em-inent-desserts.myshopify.com • Find it on Facebook • Emily bakes wedding cakes, cupcakes, macaroons, candy cakes, cake pops and more with a wide range of varieties like chocolate ganache, fruit fillings, buttercream frosting and more. .
THE FRENCH PRESS BAKERY • 2823 London Road, Eau-Claire • (715) 598-7017
• thefrenchpresseauclaire.com • Dessert offerings include sheet cakes, cupcakes, bakery, French macarons, cookies, brownies and bars, pies, crostadas, pies, chips, cheesecakes and unique creations .
GLADYS DAZZLING DESSERTS • Menomonie • (715) 309-8117 • [email protected] • gladysdazzlingdesserts.webstarts.com • Famous for its hazy chocolate mint bars, Czech kolaches, mini cakes, tarts, pies, cookies and bars. Contact for a consultation.
HY-VEE BAKERY • 2424 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire • hy-vee.com/shop/Bakery-C11.aspx • HyVee’s bakery can bake cakes, cupcakes, pies, donuts and more.
IFS & BUTS CANDY & NUTS • 331 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire • (715) 598-1849 • facebook.com/ifsandbutsec • A versatile candy metropolis, with fan-favorite candies, Mayana Chocolate, Nostalgic Candy, Abba-Zaba, Turkish Taffy, Candy Necklaces, Saltwater Taffy, Bulk Candy , lollipops, craft sodas, and more.
JOSEF’S CHEESE CAKE • 29 W. Spring St., Chippewa Falls • josefsweets.com • Serving made-to-order cheesecakes, full cheesecakes, cupcakes, cakes, macaroons, sticky rolls, and more.
MICHAYLA’S CANDY • 715-214-6559 • [email protected] • michaylassweets.wixsite.com/sweet • Buttercream cupcakes, custom sugar cookies, and custom dessert tables (which may also include macaroons, pretzels, dark chocolate brownies, cake pops, etc.).
NOSTALGIC BEAN • 1403 Lynn Ave., Altoona • thenostalgicbean.com • Fresh baked goods suitable for all occasions. Macarons, lavender shortbread, madeleines, cream scones, cakes, pies, buns, spice cakes, sables, galettes and seasonally changing favourites.
SUE’S LUXURY BAKERY • 1319, rue Birch, Eau Claire • (715) 552-3931 • Find us on Facebook • A neighborhood favourite, Sue’s mostly homemade items include custard angel foods, decorated cakes, buns, loaves, cookies, Danish kringle sand sweet rolls, bars, sweet breads , etc
SWEET DRIVER CHOCOLATES • inside Artisan Forge, 1106 Mondovi Road., Suite 115, Eau Claire • sweetdriverchocolates.com/truffle-flavors • Serves artisanal European-style couverture chocolates. Truffle availability changes regularly and includes Strawberry, Maple, Peanut Butter, Coffee, Mint, Coconut, Praline, Italian, Liqueur, and more.
TAKE THE CAKE • (715) 828-9864 • [email protected] • takethecake-cv.com • Take the Cake offers a variety of delicious cheesecakes, ranging from the traditional New York to the more exotic Espresso. Priding themselves on their homemade quality, they use only the freshest ingredients. Each cake is made to order, from scratch, handmade and fresh.