Sweet Somethings at Sweet Lorraine's

Four goodies to try at the new sweet spot in Dilworth



Four kinds of cupcakes test your willpower at Sweet Lorraine's Bakery: vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, and tres leches—plus treats such as grasshopper whoopie pies.

Taylor Mathis

Sweet Lorraine’s Bakery opened its doors in Dilworth this summer, becoming a new destination for goodies such as freshly baked breads, buttery chocolate croissants, and bacon cheddar scones. In this bright, expansive café and bakery, owner Christine Guerriero applies her talent as a classically trained French pastry chef to her grandmother’s recipes. Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find.

Sweet Lorraine, $4.50
Named after Guerriero’s late mother (who loved to bake), this dessert features a generously sized chocolate chip cookie baked atop a brownie with a molten center.

Pesto & Pine Nut Boule, $4 (small), $7 (large)
Generous amounts of toasted pine nuts and pesto are kneaded throughout this fresh, crusty bread, which is made daily. Small boules are perfect for a family dinner.

Fresh Fruit Tart, $5
Guerriero’s culinary skills shine in this made-from-scratch pastry. Flaky pastry crust is filled with decadent vanilla pastry creme and topped with artfully arranged fruit.

Grasshopper Whoopie Pie, $3.50
Luscious, sweet mint icing is sandwiched between two slices of fluffy chocolate cake in this spin on an American classic. Best enjoyed with a glass of milk.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »Related Stories

Fresh Take at Luna's Living Kitchen

Owner Juliana Luna on the restaurant's “Lunasagna”

Many Happy Returns at Vivace

The midtown favorite gets back to basics with the return of Chef Meredith Antunez

Trend Alert: Honey

Honey sweetens up cocktails around town

Forever Local?

Everyone seems to agree that eating food grown nearby is better than eating food grown far away. Yet the local food movement remains a decidedly boutique affair. Local farmers and entrepreneurs are working together to change that

We invite your responses and discussion. Please refrain from personal attacks, profanity, commercial promotion, or non sequiturs.

Add your comment:
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow TagsEdit ModuleShow Tags

Newsletters

Stay up-to-date on all things Charlotte by signing up for our newsletters. Learn more and sign up by clicking here.

 
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module

Blogs »

Edit ModuleShow Tags


Charlotte at Home

Creating Your Space in the Queen City

This Land Celebrates Craftsmanship

Charlotte-based business sells American-made goods online and at new Annex inside Cotswold Marketplace

Comments


On Tap

Matt McKenzie on Craft Beer in Charlotte

Louisiana Springfest at Olde Mecklenburg, Battle of the Brews, Beer Me Brewfest and 2015 Smokeoff at Unknown

Your guide to this weekend’s local craft beer events

Comments


Dine & Dish

News, Notes, and Gossip About the Charlotte Restaurant Scene

The Whiskey Room opens at Ri Ra

40 Irish whiskeys available for tasting

Comments


Revue

Andy Smith on Charlotte Arts & Culture

This Weekend in Charlotte: Symphony, Tuck Fest, Potted Potter, McColl Center, and More

Comments


Dine & Dish

News, Notes, and Gossip About the Charlotte Restaurant Scene

Reid's Fine Foods Opening Third Location

Reid's Fine Foods will open a 3rd Charlotte location in the fall

Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags