Valentine Treats

I am that girl, that “festive girl” who enjoy holidays and all their treats! I decided to indulge and make some Valentine Day Treats that I would like to share with YOU! Easy Step-by-Step instructions below:
*Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Pink Heart Whoopie Pies, & XO’s Red Velvet Cream Cheese Stuffed Cupcakes*

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Valentines Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Valentines Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Red Strawberries

Strawberries Prep

Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Ingredients
White Chocolate
Milk Chocolate
Mini Chocolate Morsels & Nuts
Coconut
Red & Pink Sugar
Black Candy Gel
Lay out your wax paper. Melt your chocolates and set up you work station. Dip your strawberries into your chocolates and decorate by dipping into colored sugar, coconut, chocolate morsels & nuts, or dip into both chocolates and decorate with black candy gel to look like a tuxedo! These are always a hit and they carry more meaning being homemade vs. store bought! 🙂

XO’s Red Velvet Cupcakes Stuffed w/ Cream Cheese

Valentine XO Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcake Mix

XO’s Red Velvet Cupcakes Stuffed w/ Cream Cheese

Ingredients
1 Box Duncan Hines Red Velvet Cupcake Cake & Frosting Mix
Eggs
Milk (replace water with milk)
Canola Oil
Butter
Follow the directions on the back of the box. Mix cake mix, eggs, milk, and oil. Place in 12 cupcake liners and bake according to box. Allow to cool. Then mix butter, water, and cream cheese frosting until smooth. Place in piping bag and fill each cupcake then draw X’s & O’s onto your cupcakes! Wa-La!

Pink Heart Whoopie Pies

Valentine Heart Whoopie Pies

Valentine Heart Whoopie Pies

Stencil Hearts on Parchment

Stencil Hearts on Parchment

Pipe your batter into your stenciled hearts

Pipe your batter into your stenciled hearts

Pink Heart Whoopie Pies

Ingredients
1 Box Classic White Cake
Milk (replace water with milk)
Butter (replace oil with butter)
Eggs
Pink Food Color
Icing
2 Sticks of Unsalted Butter
1 tsp of Vanilla
3 Cups of Powdered Sugar
2 tbsp of Heavy Whipping Cream
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix your ingredients according to the back of the box but substitute the milk and butter in place of the water and oil. Mix really well until no lumps and place in a piping bag (homemade or store bought piping bag). Once, its mixed well add your pink food color until you reach your desired pink color. Take a baking sheet and line with parchment paper. Now take a hear shaped cookie cutter (any size of your choice) and draw hearts onto your parchment paper. This will be the outline that you pipe your batter into to bake. Take your piping bag and pipe your batter in the shape of a heart inside of your outlined heart. You want to stay an inch or more away from the lines. The batter expands when it bakes. Now, pop into your oven and bake for 8 minutes. Place on a cooling rack or a counter top with wax paper to cool. Finish baking your remaining batter. Once cooled make your icing, place into a piping bag and fill your hearts! You now have a whoopie Pie!

“Pretty Bitches Can Cook Too”
Keep it Fun, Keep it Simple, & Keep it Spicy!
Discover the Inner Kitchen Diva in YOU!

Thanks Bitches! XO

myname

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2 Comments

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2 responses to “Valentine Treats

  1. I love holidays and any excuse I can find to indulge my sweet tooth is a very good thing. Love how you drew the hearts on parchment as a guide. Brilliant. Happy Valentines Day!

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