Essential Chocolate Desserts started as a wholesale bakery
and has now grown and evolved to meet the needs of
chocoholics and dessert lovers in Southern California and
across the nation!
Foodies know Essential
for the delicious macaroons, cakes, dessert bars, brownies,
cupcakes, gourmet “Ding Dongs,” cookies and other treats it
provides to cafés and restaurants. Hearing demand from these
customers and Culver City locals, several years ago,
Essential Chocolate finally opened our front door to welcome
everyone to come in and enjoy our fantastic products
different is that we are not exclusively a bakery nor are we
a coffeehouse. We consider ourselves as a dessert company
committed to satisfying the taste buds of the traditional
chocoholic as well as the eclectic foodie, whether we serve
you from behind our retail counter or indirectly when you
buy our goods in your neighborhood coffeehouse, café or
for our rich, fudgy
and beautiful, handmade Moon Pies
and unsurpassed butter cream frosting, Essential
has a full line of baked goods. You’ll find everything from
scones and amazing coffeecakes for breakfast to decadent
cupcakes, dessert bars and other specialty treats for
dessert. We can make an average day special and that
special day extraordinary.
our bakery, walking
distance from Sony Studios, Essential
is a great West Los Angeles destination for decadent dessert
bars, whimsical cupcakes, Gourmet Lappert's Ice Cream, KC
Belgian Chocolate, hearty muffins for everyday
enjoyment, as well as rich cakes and comforting pies to
delight friends and family for special occasions.
Surf our site and see all we have to offer.
If you have your heart set on something, call ahead – or,
better yet, place an advance order!
and relax as you sip our signature café mocha -- a rich hot
chocolate with a shot of espresso – and enjoy any of our
fabulous treats. Maybe one of our new Gourmet “Ding
Or Cake Truffles? Or a few pieces of Belgian
Whatever you choose – even if it’s not chocolate – we are
sure you will enjoy being here.
Looking forward to seeing you soon!
Melissa and the
Team at Essential Chocolate Desserts