Desserts: sweet somethings

This article was originally published in February 2012


We leave no set of taste buds behind at PCC, where our selection of treats includes high-quality versions of traditional favorites plus options for every other type of sweet tooth — including vegan, gluten-free and wheat-free delights, many from local bakers, candy makers and chocolate purveyors. You’ll find tempting vegan tortes, ridiculously moist carrot cake, goat’s milk caramels and so much more. Explore some of our favorite sweets at PCC, perfect to celebrate your sweetie this Valentine’s Day … or yourself!


From the PCC Bakery

  • Custom cakes made from scratch! Choose from traditional, vegan, or brown rice flour with a variety of fillings and frostings
  • Heart-shaped cakes for Valentine’s Day
  • Our decadent, triple-layer PCC Red Velvet Cake, available by the slice or full size
  • Triple Threat Chocolate and Caramel Macchiato brownies
  • Chocolate Mousse Cake (vegan, triple layer)
  • Our world famous Carrot Cake (also available vegan)

Treats from local partner bakeries

  • Our pals at Parisian Star Desserts deliver a steady stream of tantalizing tortes, tarts and cheesecakes
  • Vegan doughnuts from Mighty-O Donuts
  • Gluten-free and vegan cookies from Flying Apron
  • Nut-free cookies from Little Rae’s Bakery


Best-selling frozen delights

  • Coconut Bliss coconut milk ice cream in Vanilla Island (vegan, soy-free and gluten-free)
  • Ciao Bella Gelato Squares in Key Lime Graham
  • Julie’s Organic Fudge Bars
  • Rice Dream Mint Chocolate Frozen Pies
  • Three Twins Ice Cream in Bittersweet Chocolate
  • Hot Cakes Confections take and bake molten chocolate cakes


Chocolates, caramels and candy

  • Locally made chocolates and caramels from Fran’s, Theo and Dilettante
  • Hot Cakes Confections salted caramel sauces (also available vegan)
  • Happy Goat handmade goat’s milk caramels
  • Single origin chocolate bars, from makers including Theo Chocolate, Divine, Madecasse, Dagoba and Kallari

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