Love is in the air in Matawan and Aberdeen with Valentine's Day right around the corner. Whether your Valentine's heart beats for cupcakes or they get weak-in-the-knees for cookies, local bakeries have fresh-out-of-the-oven treats made with love.
Abbate Bakery is a family operated business that was originally established in Brooklyn in 1976. The shop's current owner is Victor Abbate, whose parents first opened the bakery. Abbate's carries a wide variety of baked goods and homemade breads, and they have a myriad of sweets to offer your sweetheart.
Papa Ganache is one of the newest additions to Main Street in Matawan. They offer mostly organic, vegan baked goods that are free of cholesterol, eggs, dairy, trans-fats, hydrogenated oils and high fructose corn syrup. Papa Ganache is also in the process of expanding their gluten-free line of sweets.
Livoti's is known for their fresh meats, cheeses and produce, but did you know they have a bakery packed full of freshly made sweets that could please the pickiest of dessert eaters. Whether your Valentine enjoys indulging in chocolate covered strawberries or sugar cookies, you will find them baked fresh at Livoti's.
Tell us: What's your favorite sweet to indulge in on Valentine's Day?