Sweets for Mother’s Day in L.A.

Photo: Magnolia Bakery

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. It can be difficult to choose the perfect gift, but there’s always the option of giving mom something sweet to sample. Here are some picks from Haute Living.

Auntie Em’s Kitchen

Nestled in Eagle Rock, Auntie Em’s Kitchen serves a variety of baked goods with seasonal flavors. Try the muffins, with flavors like apple cinnamon, pear pecan, strawberry orange, lemon poppyseed, and banana walnut. Or purchase some scones, with tastes such as coconut lime, orange ginger, maple pecan, cherry almond, and cranberry pistachio. Last, but not least, there’s the ever-popular red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting to buy. Visit Auntie Em’s Kitchen at 4616 Eagle Rock Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Blu Jam Café

Blu Jam’s Café is known for its scrumptious breakfast menu. For mother’s day, the restaurant will be offering complimentary champagne and dessert bites. A favorite dish is the Crunchy French Toast, which is now offered on the regular menu. It’s made of Brioche bread, topped with corn flakes, fresh banana slices, and sweet berries. Diners rave about the vanilla bean sauce that’s served on the side. Check out Blu Jam Café at 7371 Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles.

Magnolia Bakery

For mother’s day, Magnolia Bakery is offering special Mother’s Day Cupcake Boxes and Mother’s Day Gift Baskets. The baskets will feature an assortment of cookies, teas, and brownies. Besides cupcakes and cookies, the bakery is also known for its banana pudding, fluffy in texture with slices of bananas and vanilla wafers mixed in. Magnolia Bakery is located at 8389 West 3rd Street in Los Angeles.

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