The Scoop: Lark Cake Shop is fast becoming L.A.’s favorite boutique bakery, and its new delivery services ensure local foodies can get their desserts on demand. The cake shop can deliver custom cakes and baked treats for weddings, birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions. As Valentine’s Day approaches, couples can order a heart-shaped cake or cupcakes so they have something delicious to look forward to on their date night at home.

The weeks before Valentine’s Day typically see couples making reservations at fancy restaurants or getting tickets for a movie matinee. But holidays in a pandemic require a break from routine and a little more creativity.

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Lark Cake Shop creates beautiful and delicious desserts for all occasions.

Lark Cake Shop can deliver sweet treats to sweethearts this Valentine’s Day. The Los Angeles bakery’s heart-shaped cakes and Valentine’s assortment cupcakes are perfect for the holiday, and they can be delivered throughout the Southland.

A professional cake can be an awesome final touch for a dinner date at home, especially for those of us with a sweet tooth. Lark Cake Shop has a variety of flavors and decoration options available. Couples can customize their order and arrange a doorstep delivery to mark a special occasion.

During the coronavirus pandemic, Lark Cake Shop has honed its delivery game and gotten online ordering up and running. Now it is fully equipped to help couples make their lockdown dates extra special.

As Valentine’s Day approaches, couples should consider Lark Cake Shop as an easy, fun, and affordable way to celebrate their relationship and make sweet memories together.

“Valentine’s Day is traditionally the busiest day of the year for us,” said John Hensley, owner of Lark Cake Shop. “There’s nothing better than providing our customers with a special cake that says ‘I love you’ on Valentine’s Day.”

Add Some Sweetness to Special Celebrations at Home

Lark Cake Shop offers Valentine’s Day specials that bring extra flavor and heart to the February holiday. The shop is not open for in-person dining, but its team can deliver the goods for a more intimate evening at home.

The bakery has two six-inch heart-shaped cakes available. The Chocolate Mousse Heart Cake is decorated with red icing and has “Be Mine” written in bold white letters. The Berry Shortcake is covered in white Italian buttercream and simply says, “Love.”

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Lark Cake Shop has 17 cupcake flavors, including two vegan options.

Don’t want a whole cake? Couples can order an assortment of Valentine’s Day cupcakes decorated in red, white, and pink. Online orders require customers to get at least 12 cupcakes, and you can choose which cake flavors you want in your pack. If you’d like to order less than a dozen cupcakes or customize your order, you can contact Lark Cake Shop by phone or email.

Vegan couples should note that the bakery has two vegan cupcake options: Boston Banana and Chocolate Orange. It does not have gluten-free options.

Lark Cake Shop can provide all the ingredients for a lovely Valentine’s Day at home. The online shop even has Valentine’s Day cards for $6.95. You can buy a blank card or type in a message for the team to write in. The card will come with your cake for the perfect heartfelt combo.

Make sure to complete your order ahead of time to ensure your cake arrives for Valentine’s Day. Lark Cake Shop needs 72 hours’ notice for a custom cake, but it can deliver its specialty cakes and cupcakes within 24 hours.

Doorstep delivery costs $12 if you’re within 14 miles and $29 if you’re within 15 to 20 miles of either Lark Cake Shop location. The bakery also has a free pickup option at the Silver Lake or Pasadena bakeries.

“We deliver all over the Southland,” John said. “From Silver Lake to the South Bay, from the San Fernando Valley to the San Gabriel Valley, it’s so gratifying to know so many people experience our delicious, hand-made cakes.”

The L.A. Bakery Creates Unique Desserts for Any Occasion

From custom cakes to vegan cupcakes, Lark Cake Shop has so many decadent and indulgent items on its menu that it’s hard to choose just one. Many customers return to the bakery for holiday after holiday because they want to try new flavors or enjoy old favorites with their loved ones.

Lark Cake Shop has received compliments and feedback via Facebook reviews and Yelp reviews. The bakery has earned a stellar reputation thanks to its hands-on customer service and standout flavors.

“The cupcakes at Lark are absolutely amazing,” said Lina S. “I am obsessed with the red velvet and carrot. They are made with fresh ingredients and SO flavorful!”

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Couples can bring extra sweetness to their romance by ordering a specialty cake.

Liz C. ordered a wedding cake from Lark Cake Shop in 2020 because she was impressed with the bakery’s high level of service. She said it was one of the few L.A. bakeries still offering customized cake options during the pandemic. “John was so personable and just wonderful,” Liz said. “Honestly, all the flavors were so good we could have chosen them all.”

A man named Brian R. ordered Lark Cake Shop cupcakes for the first time on his wife’s birthday. “Totally impressed,” he wrote on Facebook. “Everything was delicious — I’m not usually a fan of sweets, but Lark made me a convert!”

On her hunt for the perfect birthday cake for her boyfriend, Anise P. stumbled on Lark Cake Shop and fell in love with its unique flavors. She chose the lemon cake with Key lime filling because Key lime pie is her boyfriend’s favorite dessert. She made her order on a Tuesday, and John delivered the cake at noon that Friday.

“The cake was perfectly decorated and looked gorgeous,” Anise said. “I highly recommend ordering from Lark Cake Shop and will definitely keep this business in mind for the future. Thank you for making my boyfriend’s birthday so special during this crazy COVID time — and a huge shoutout to John for the amazing customer service.”

Lark Cake Shop goes the extra mile to serve delicious, gorgeous, and inexpensive treats to people in Southland. You really can’t go wrong with anything on this online menu.

Lark Cake Shop Delivers Heartfelt Messages in Icing

This Valentine’s Day is going to be different than other Valentine’s Days. The coronavirus pandemic is still raging throughout the U.S., so simple pleasures like going out to eat or attending a live show are off the table in many areas. Fortunately, couples can plan a more intimate and socially distant date thanks to food delivery services powered by local restaurants and bakeries.

Lark Cake Shop encourages couples to treat themselves to something special this Valentine’s Day. The bakery’s heart-shaped and flavorful creations can set the tone for a wonderful date at home. And the best part is the desserts can be delivered right to your door.

Couples don’t have to leave home to celebrate Valentine’s Day in style. They can have their cake and eat it too by ordering specialty treats from Lark Cake Shop.

“It serves as the instant pick-me-up when you need that little indulgence,” said a Lark customer named Giulianna N. “Adding that romantic final note to an amazing date night.”

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