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Easter 2016: Where to find Easter candy, chocolate and cakes

Hop past the Hershey’s this Easter and pick up some locally made candy instead. There are many terrific businesses in the area to shop at who are hard at work baking lamb cakes and molding chocolate bunnies. Did we miss your favorite candy shop? Let us know in the comments and we’ll add it to the list.

Adam’s Cake Shop
1401 Johnson St., Elkhart

  • Lamb and bunny cakes
  • Edible Easter baskets (yellow bundt cake with lemon parfait filling sprinkled with coconuts)
  • Egg-shaped petit fours and Easter-themed sugar cookies and cupcakes

Aunt Millie’s Fresh Candy & Nuts
225 Harrison St., Shipshewana

  • Assorted chocolates, candies, nuts and jelly beans

b on the River
333 NIBCO Parkway, Elkhart

  • Bite-sized chocolate bunnies, flowers and eggs
  • Butterflies and gift baskets
  • Easter cupcakes

Dutch Maid Bakery

508 W. Lincoln Ave., Goshen

  • Egg and lamb cakes
  • Easter egg cupcakes
  • Bunny and egg-shaped sugar cookies

Fannie May
7220 Heritage Square, Granger

  • Milk chocolate marshmallow eggs
  • Solid milk and white chocolate bunnies
  • Caramel pecan fudge eggs
  • Novelty foil-wrapped chocolates
  • Easter pops
  • Trinidads
  • Assorted cream-filled chocolates
  • Chocolate-covered pretzels
  • Pastel Mint Meltaways 

Gigi’s Cupcakes
314 W. Cleveland Road, Granger

  • One dozen egg shaped mini-cupcakes in carton
  • Cupcakes shaped as Easter eggs and crosses
  • Bunny and carrot-shaped sugar cookies
  • Easter mini-box has 18 cupcakes

Indulgence Pastry Shop and Cafe
3622 Edison Road, South Bend

  • Lamb cakes

Naomi’s Candies
Goshen Farmers Market (Saturday), 212 W. Washington St., #1, Goshen

  • Turtles, peanut butter cups, truffles, homemade caramels and assorted chocolates

The Nut Shoppe
204 S. Main St., Goshen

  • Solid chocolate bunnies
  • Easter mints
  • Easter Jelly Bellies
  • Small gourmet assorted chocolates
  • Carrot-shaped containers with chocolate-covered sunflower seeds
  • Taffy

South Bend Chocolate Company
122 South Michigan St., South Bend, 574-287-0725
1801 South Bend Ave., South Bend, 574-277-4440
6501 Grape Road, Mishawaka, 574-277-7278
117 S. Main St., Mishawaka, 574-387-4001
Memorial Hospital, 615 N. Michigan Ave., South Bend, 574-647-7246
SBN International Airport, 4667 Progress Drive, South Bend, 574-289-8786

  • Easter Crunch, white chocolate-covered pretzels, malted eggs, Easter colored candy corn, assorted chocolates,turtles, fudge eggs, foil-wrapped chocolate eggs, Cotton Tails (caramel corn, pink powdered sugar and cinnamon), Jelly Belly orange carrot bag, mini Easter bunnies and suckers.

The Sugar Shack
69455 Sunset Blvd., Union, Mich.

  • Custom ordered pies. Easter cupcakes and frosted sugar cookies.

Olympia Candy Kitchen
136 N. Main St., Goshen

  • Solid chocolate bunnies
  • Small (containing jelly beans) and large (containing assorted chocolate) baskets made of chocolate
  • Speckled malt balls

Veni’s Sweet Shop
101 W. Market St., Nappanee

  • Chocolate crosses, bunnies, baskets and eggs
  • Speckled malt balls

Violet Sky
South Bend Farmers Market (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday), 1105 Northside Blvd., South Bend

  • Chocolate truffles
  • Assorted chocolate bars

Wakarusa Dime Store
340 W. Cleveland Road, Granger, 574-855-4473
103 E. Waterford St., Wakarusa, 574-862-4690

  • 12 varieties of regular jumbo jellybeans
  • 12 varieties of sour jellybeans
  • Orange creme-filled rabbits
  • Solid chocolate and gummy rabbits
  • Bubblegum eggs


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