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Top 20 Cutest Valentine’s Day Treats in Orange County

Valentine's Day Treats

Looking for something out of the ordinary to treat your loved one to this Valentine’s Day? We searched from San Clemente to Cypress and everywhere in between to find the best and most creative Valentine’s Day treats we’ve ever seen. Here are 20 of the most delicious, decadent, adorable, and instagramable Valentine treats in OC!

Oliboli Donuts – The Ispahan

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The Ispahan :: Our made to order, 40 hour yeast donut, topped with raspberry lychee glaze, a dollop of lychee pastry cream, fresh lychee, rose petal whipped cream, sprinkled with crushed dry raspberry and rose petal sugar, edible rose petal and whole raspberry garnish. . Here until 2/14. 🌹♥️ . At the Ladurée in Paris, Pierre Hermé paid homage to a favorite Persian rose, and created a bewildering, luscious macaron flavor and named it for that rose , the Ispahan. We introduced his mind boggling, creative taste creation to the humble donut and this is our take. Light, blissful, we hope you enjoy it. Happy FryDay donut lovin’ fam! #carpedonut #BrookesDoneItAgain . . . #olibolidonuts #stonemilled #whatsupoc #donuts #coffeelover #wildyeast #poolish #slowdough #naturalleaven #coldferment #winterwheat #spelt #coffee #tustin #orangecounty #familybusiness #donutsquad #dessert #yelpoc #travelforfood ##valentinesday #rose #ispahan #lychee #laduree #pierreherme

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Oliboli is a family-owned business run by Orange County natives who are creative thinkers and serious donut and coffee lovers. The Ispahan is made up of their made-to-order, 40-hour yeast donut topped with raspberry lychee glaze, a dollop of lychee pastry cream, fresh lychee and rose petal whipped cream, and sprinkled with crushed dried raspberries and rose petal sugar as well as an edible rose petal and whole raspberry garnish. Available through February 14th!

Oliboli Donuts
135 W First Street, Tustin

 

Utopia Euro Caffe – Rose Pistachio Croissant

Utopia Euro Caffe is a brand new European-style Caffé in The District at Tustin Legacy! They serve up coffee, pastries and a full menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner options too. Their rose pistachio croissant is totally Instagram worthy, and so is their decor! They also offer seasonal lattes as well! It’s the perfect place to take your partner or best galentine!

Utopia Euro Caffe
2489 Park Ave, Tustin

 

Cafe Cultura – Heart Conchas

Cafe Cultura in Downtown Santa Ana is a modern Mexican kitchen that specializes in amazing coffees, juices and delicious breakfast, lunch and snack options. They’re also the originator of the Heart Conchas, which are available in their 4th street location through February 14th!

Cafe Cultura
324 W 4th St #B, Santa Ana

 

The Moo Gelato – Red Velvet Bubble Waffle Wrap

The Moo Gelato & Dessert Bar in Huntington Beach is full of sweet treats like amazing gelato flavors, handcrafted drinks, macarons, and their signature Unicorn Shake. They offer bubble waffle wraps, and their red velvet bubble waffle wrap is the perfect festive Valentine’s Day treat. Fill it with your favorite gelato flavors and toppings!

The Moo Gelato
7170 Edinger Ave, Huntington Beach

 

Sweetcie Pies – Cherry Amaretto Mini Pies

Sweetcie Pies makes handmade pies for weddings and events, and you can also pick them up at Honeymee Irvine on the weekends! Their Cherry Amaretto mini pies are a delicious and adorable Valentine’s Day treat for yourself or your sweetheart!

Sweetcie Pies at Honeymee Irvine
17595 Harvard Ave E, Irvine

 

Rollin Deep Ice Cream – Valentines Cone

Rollin Deep Ice Cream offers rolled and soft serve ice creams made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Their Valentine’s Day flavor consists of dark chocolate ice cream with Cocoa Puffs, chocolate teddy grahams and love sprinkles. So cute and festive!

Rollin Deep Ice Cream
891 Baker St, Ste B19, Costa Mesa

 

Coffee Dose – Conversation Heart Cookies

Coffee Dose offers Organic and Vegan-friendly coffee and treats with a little attitude. Their Conversation Heart Cookies are the perfect treat to add a little humor to your Valentine’s Day! Available in store through February 14th, or until they run out!

Coffee Dose
116 East Eighteenth St, Costa Mesa

 

Frozen Meets Rollin – Cup of Love

Frozen Meets Rollin specializes in creative rolled ice cream concoctions. Their “Cup of Love” celebrates Valentine’s Day with strawberry flavored rolled ice cream and lots of festive toppings like fresh strawberries, Valentine sprinkles and heart lollipops!

Frozen Meets Rollin
665 North Tustin St Suite G-H, Orange

 

Happysweet Bakery – Heart Macarons

Happysweet Bakery offers catering and bakery services. They’re currently selling the most adorable Heart Macarons that are basically heart emojis you can eat! Grab a box for your favorite Valentines before they’re gone! They’re only available Friday through Sunday 11am to 11pm through Valentines day!

Happysweet Bakery
17408 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach

 

Crepes Bonaparte – Sweetheart Crepe

Crepes Bonaparte’s February Crepe is the Sweetheart Crepe. A perfectly-crafted crepe filled with cheesecake chunks & fresh strawberries topped with whipped cream & raspberry sauce. Track down their truck or visit their restaurant in Downtown Fullerton to get your hands on this limited-time treat!

Crepes Bonaparte (Restaurant)
115 S Harbor Blvd, Suite A, Fullerton

 

Hapa Cupcakes – Valentine Sugar Cookies

Hapa Cupcakes offers a variety of adorable and delicious Valentine’s Day treats, but these sugar cookies might be the cutest Valentine cookies we’ve ever seen! They are pre-order only, so be sure to call the shop before Friday, February 8th to get yours!

Hapa Cupcakes
105 W. Amerige Ave, Fullerton

 

Blackmarket Bakery – Strawberry Rose Bark

Boxed chocolates for Valentine’s day? Boring! Blackmarket Bakery takes chocolate to the next level with their Strawberry Rose Bark. Almonds, dried strawberries and rose petals adorn this delicious chocolate bark. Available for a limited time only!

Blackmarket Bakery
2937 Bristol St, Costa Mesa

 

The Fuel Shack – Red Velvet Lattes

The Fuel Shack specializes in delicious handmade coffee drinks and also offers baked goods and prepared foods too. Best of all, their items are made with love all year long! To celebrate the month of love, they are serving up a gorgeous and tasty Red Velvet Latte that will warm you up, heart, body and soul.

The Fuel Shack
360 Camino De Estrella, San Clemente

 

Doughnut District – Galaxy Heart Donuts

Doughnut District serves up delicious donuts and pastries as well as coffee, tea fruit smoothies and more. For Valentine’s Day they’re showing off their creativity and style with gorgeous Galaxy Heart Donuts. These beauties are available in store in limited quantities, but you can pre-order them as well to make sure you don’t miss out!

Doughnut District
28601 Marguerite Pkwy Suite A2, Mission Viejo

 

Churned Creamery – Pink Churro Donut

Churned Creamery’s Pink Churro Donuts are back for a limited time! Top with your favorite ice cream and toppings or just eat it as is, sprinkled in pretty pink sugar. Only available until February 14th, and be sure to call before you head in as some locations may be very limited.

Churned Creamery
Irvine, Tustin, Yorba Linda and Cypress

 

Baguette Me – Valentines Croissant

Baguette Me has a number of Valentine treats available alongside their traditional Vietnamese foods and pastries, but this Valentine’s Croissant is absolutely stunning! A dozen of these would definitely win over your loved one.

Baguette Me
401 E 17th St, Costa Mesa

 

Regal Delights – Strawberries and Cider Box

Regal Delights offers gorgeous chocolate-dipped strawberries and amazing centerpieces made to order. Their Valentine cider sets come with a half-dozen freshly dipped and decorated strawberries and a mini bottle of apple cider. Available by pre-order only through their Instagram or Facebook page!

Regal Delights
Rancho Santa Margarita

 

The Dirty Cookie Single AF Cookie Shot

You don’t need a Valentine to celebrate Valentine’s day, and The Dirty Cookie is ready to help you celebrate yourself with this fun and funny Single AF Cookie Shot! Fill with your favorite milk of choice and bottoms up!

The Dirty Cookie
17881 Sky Park Cir, Irvine

 

Hula Girls Shave Ice – Strawberry Dole Whip over Fanta Strawberry Slush

Hula Girls has come up with three amazing special treats featuring their strawberry dole whip and their NEW Fanta Strawberry Slush: Strawberries & Cream, Strawberry Lemonade (Vegan) and Chocolate Covered Strawberry. Stop by any day in February and give them all a try!

Hula Girls Shave Ice
16556 Bolsa Chica Rd, Huntington Beach

 

Wasabi Sushi & Roll – Heart Sushi

Don’t have a sweet tooth? That’s okay! Wasabi Sushi & Roll is serving up Heart Sushi for Valentine’s Day!

Wasabi Sushi & Roll
1041 E Imperial Hwy, Placentia

22 Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

It’s going to be a great weekend in Orange County! Civil War Days return to the the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana, La Habra Corn Festival is back for another year, it’s the last weekend of the Vans US Open of Surfing, there art festivals, Shakespeare by the Sea, movies in the park, outdoor concerts & more!

  • Shakespeare by the Sea is Friday 8/3 at Oso Viejo Community Park in Mission Viejo at 7pm. Enjoy a performance of The Winter’s Tale. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2LYI09h
  • La Habra Corn Festival starts Friday night and runs all weekend at El Centro/Lions Park. Live music, parade, carnival rides, games, food & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1DxQFpU
  • Civil War Days is all weekend at the Heritage Museum of OC in Santa Ana. Live demonstrations, explore camp life & more. Admission required ($5 for adults, 12 and under free). http://bit.ly/2f9HWoz
  • The Vans US Open of Surfing continues this weekend in Huntington Beach. Watch Surf, Skate and BMX competitions. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rSS5LG
  • The Los Angeles Chargers Training Camp continues at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2h761Nj
  • The OC Fair continues in Costa Mesa and runs through 8/12. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2tRSbmq
  • The Pageant of the Masters & Festival of Arts continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/1. Watch as famous paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://bit.ly/29JMP0S
  • Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/2. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uodnjN
  • The Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/2. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/296QLIk
  • LobsterFest is Sunday 8/5 from 3-8pm in Newport Beach. Tickets at the door. http://bit.ly/2b0tY58

Outdoor Concerts:

  • Saturday 8/4: My Generation (tribute to the British Invasion) at the Central Park Amphitheatre in La Palma from 6:30-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1P91kYS
  • Saturday 8/4: Neil Diamond tribute at the Civic Center Green in Cypress from 6pm-8pm. http://bit.ly/2LNaZh8
  • Sunday 8/5: Mighty Untouchables (dance party band) at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita from 6-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1X1XfNB
  • Sunday 8/5: Undercover Live (pop music) at Mike Ward Community Park in Irvine from 5:30-7:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1ZyQMb4
  • Sunday 8/5: Flashback Heart Attack (80s) at Grand Park/Town Center Amphitheatre in Aliso Viejo from 5:30-7:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1LZ4woE
  • Sunday 8/5: Tricia Freeman Band and Led ZepAgain at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point from 3pm-6pm. http://bit.ly/2Km9Qaw
  • Sunday 8/5: Laguna Beach Concert Band at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Sunday 8/5: ABBA Gold at Bluebird Park in Laguna Beach from 5-7pm. http://bit.ly/2uvc95h

Movies in the Park:

  • Friday, August 3: “Moana” at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2srce9g
  • Friday, August 3: “Cars” at Twila Reid Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Friday, August 3: “Despicable Me 3” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 3: “The Karate Kid” at Irvine Park in Orange at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB   

Also…

  • Check out our ultimate guide to “Movies in the Park”. Over 80 movies all across OC all summer long. All are FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2H5uKck
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC: http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

 

Lots of Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Orange County

There are plenty of fun things to do this weekend in Orange County. Sports fans should check out the Vans US Open of Surfing and the Los Angeles Chargers Training Camp. Foodies will love the Vegan Faire and OC Fair. Art buffs can get their fix at the art shows in Laguna Beach. Plus there are movies in the park, concerts in the park, and more!

  • The Vans US Open of Surfing starts Saturday 7/28 and runs through 8/5 in Huntington Beach. Watch Surf, Skate and BMX competitions. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rSS5LG
  • The Los Angeles Chargers Training Camp begins on Saturday 7/28 at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2h761Nj
  • The 5th Annual “Vegan Faire” is Saturday 7/28 from 4-10pm in Downtown Anaheim on Center Street Promenade. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2aBWnzl
  • The Cypress Community Festival is Saturday 7/28 at Oak Knoll Park in Cypress. Chili cook-off, car show, food, games, arts & crafts, and more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2LlBHgu
  • The OC Fair continues in Costa Mesa and runs through 8/12. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2tRSbmq
  • The Pageant of the Masters & Festival of Arts continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/1. Watch as famous paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://bit.ly/29JMP0S
  • Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/2. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uodnjN
  • The Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/2. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/296QLIk

Movies in the Park (FREE to attend):

  • Friday, July 27: “Zootopia” at Irvine Park in Orange at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Friday, July 27: “Big Hero 6” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, July 27: “Wonder” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2kqaxFf
  • Friday, July 27: “Up” at Juarez Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Saturday, July 28: “The Lego Ninjago Movie” at Little Cottonwood Park in Los Alamitos. Movie begins at dusk with a concert before starting at 6:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5

Outdoor Concerts (FREE to attend):

  • Friday 7/27: Jukebox Productions (Variety) at Crown Valley Park in Laguna Niguel from 7pm-9pm. http://bit.ly/2Lo9iq9
  • Saturday 7/28: Sugar Lips at Little Cottonwood Park in Los Alamitos at 6:30. Concert followed by a movie at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5
  • Saturday 7/28: Dallas & Dolls (Jazz and Motown) at the Central Park Amphitheatre in La Palma from 6:30-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1P91kYS
  • Sunday 7/29: Jamie Wood and the Good Rockin Daddys at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Sunday 7/30: Escape (Journey tribute) at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita from 6-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1X1XfNB
  • Sunday 7/29: Stone Soul (Soul & Motown) at Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda from 5:30-7pm. http://bit.ly/2Luci4x
  • Sunday 7/29: Pacific Symphony in the Cities at Mike Ward Community Park in Irvine at 7pm. http://bit.ly/2LEgHkt
  • Sunday 7/29: The Reflexx and David Brighton’s Space Oddity at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point from 3pm-6pm. http://bit.ly/2KPUHDz

Also…

  • Check out our ultimate guide to “Movies in the Park”. Over 80 movies all across OC all summer long. All are FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2H5uKck
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC: http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ
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