Where to Find Vegan Treats for Valentine’s Day

Show your significant other how much you care
Vegan treats
This Valentine’s Day, indulge in vegan treats that will make you feel good about eating and drinking. From left: non-alcoholic wine and truffles from Planthropie; macarons from For the Love of Sugar; and peanut butter cups from SugarBuzz Bakery

Planthropie’s Cake and Cheese

Made from high-quality, organic, fair-trade ingredients, Planthropie’s luscious creamy cakes and savory cashew cheeses not only look good but will also make you and your sweetie feel good about indulging. 135 Pierce St., Birmingham; 248-839-5640; planthropie.com

J. Patrice Chocolate Studio’s Bonbons and Chocolate-Covered Nuts

A lifelong cocoa connoisseur, Jamie LeBoeuf spent years developing her chocolate skills around the world. After returning to her native Michigan in 2015, she founded J. Patrice Chocolate Studio, specializing in artfully crafted chocolates reflecting the world’s delicious diversity. The Ann Arbor-based studio offers vegan bonbons such as an agrumato orange olive oil and pistachio puree in dark chocolate and a smooth, dark chocolate coconut ganache. 3723 Plaza Drive, Ste. 3, Ann Arbor; 734-353-7097; jpatricechocolatestudio.com

Estella’s Vegan Dessert Boutique’s Pound Cake

Chantele Jones, founder of Estella’s Vegan Dessert Boutique, built up her vegan cred on her luscious pound cakes. Show how much you care with one (or all four) of Estella’s signature flavors: lemon, chocolate turtle, red velvet, and strawberry crunch. 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-288-2206; estellascuisine.com

SugarBuzz Bakery’s Faygo Redpop Velvet Cake

This newish all-vegan bakery in Ferndale adds some Michigan flavor to classic baked goods, including this tasty treat. Red velvet plus red pop: What’s not to love? 23131 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-268-1355; sugarbuzzveganbakery.com

For the Love of Sugar’s Vegan Ice Cream and Macarons

Owner Manal Hussein’s passion for sweets is baked into each of For the Love of Sugar’s whimsical and sophisticated desserts. She also shows love for those with dietary restrictions through gluten-free and vegan ice creams, which come in playful flavors like Fruity Pebbles and Chunky Monkey, and plant-based versions of her signature macarons, like birthday cake, vanilla, and strawberry. 100 Erskine St., Detroit; 313-788-7111; fortheloveofsugar.com

This story is featured in the February 2022 issue of Hour Detroit magazine. Read more stories in our digital edition.