SIX LOCAL STOPS FOR GREEN SWEETS

Big Sugar Bakeshop This Studio City homestyle sweet shop has an array of sweets, including a selection of Guinness, green velvet and chocolate mint cupcakes; green doughnut muffins; Irish coffee Bailey’s mini-cheesecake; and “Shamrock Sugar Shortbread” cookies. 12182 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, 818-508-5855 Buttercelli Bakeshop This Sherman Oaks shop is the best place in the valley to get organic, […]

Big Sugar Bakeshop

This Studio City homestyle sweet shop has an array of sweets, including a selection of Guinness, green velvet and chocolate mint cupcakes; green doughnut muffins; Irish coffee Bailey’s mini-cheesecake; and “Shamrock Sugar Shortbread” cookies. 12182 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, 818-508-5855

Buttercelli Bakeshop

This Sherman Oaks shop is the best place in the valley to get organic, vegan, gluten-free and traditional wheat treats. For St. Patrick's Day, they're whipping up Irish cream flavored cupcakes (white cake), Pot o' Gold brandy cupcakes (chocolate cake with 'pieces of gold' frosting), Guinness Stout muffins, and corned beef & cabbage quiche. 13722 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, 818-387-8538
 

Nothing Bundt Cakes

This Sherman Oaks specialty shop has a bundt cake just for St. Patrick’s Day in an 8-inch, 10- inch and even a “bundtini” size. Big bonus: It comes specially wrapped with a gift card. 14622 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, 818-783-7800

Susie Cakes

This Calabasas bakery has clover cookies with white icing, Guinness stout cupcakes with Bailey’s Irish Cream frosting, and “Sweetheart Sandwich” cookies with vanilla buttercream. Special-order cakes are available with three days notice. 23653 Calabasas Road, Calabasas, 818-591-2223

Sweet Butter Kitchen

This Sherman Oaks eatery/bakery is baking up “Shamrock Shortbread” cookies, St. Patty's-themed cupcakes, stout layer cake and Irish soda bread. Specialties on the solid food front will be a corned beef sandwich and a “take 'n bake” special: corned beef and herbed potatoes. Also be sure to check out spirited merchandise such as green lollipops and green hot chocolate for a take-home celebration. 13824 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, 818-788-2832

SweetSalt

This farm-fresh eatery in Toluca Lake will feature a slew of green-themed sweets and coffees, including Irish cream macarons, stout cake, cookies, Irish coffee and more. Most unique is the whimsical “Baby Macaron Funfetti”—vanilla cream cake topped with light green icing, sprinkles and macarons—not just for St. Patrick’s Day (pre-order is a must). 10218 Riverside Dr., Toluca Lake, 818-509-7790

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