Baking for the one you love this Valentine’s Day is the perfect way to express love, gratitude and romance. Whether you go all out with a sumptuous Valentine menu or you brighten their day with a temptingly delicious plate of hand baked goodies, we’ve pulled together some simple Valentine’s recipes to round off the perfect day of romance.
OK, so even if you haven’t got that special someone in your life, you deserve some love, gratitude and romance, don’t you? Spoil yourself, your neighbour or your bestest Galentine – just bake with love!
Whip out your favourite biscuit recipe, cut out some romantic hearts, bake them with an extra sprinkle of love and laughter then, once cooled, sandwich them together with pink buttercream.
Before you’ve said “Love’s true love kiss” you’ve got some gorgeous, simple heart biscuits to share with those you love.
If you’re struggling for a biscuit recipe, why not follow this one here from Betty Crocker.
Source - www.bettycrocker.com
Bake them in advance and freeze them or enjoy them fresh from the oven. Whichever you choose, this Blondie recipe is so versatile you’ll be baking it long past Valentine’s Day.
Source - www.simplyrecipes.com
Red velvet is SO last year. This year is all about pink velvet. A delicious vanilla based cake coloured with pink food colouring, this version is for those of us who prefer a vanilla flavour to a chocolate flavour…
So-named because of the velvet-like texture of the sponge, a velvet cake is made using buttermilk (and sometimes vinegar) to set it apart from a standard sponge.
If you haven’t tried it yet, get baking and let us know what you think. Here’s a recipe to try out and impress your loved one…
Source - www.sugargeekshow.com
If chocolate is your preferred way of showing love (yes please!) then how about a simple but effective Valentine chocolate bark?
Get creative with sprinkles, sweets and gold leaf or keep it simple with different coloured chocolate. Either way, enjoy every last crunchy mouthful of your Valentine chocolate bark with this recipe.
Source - www.finefoodspecialist.co.uk
And don’t despair, because The Craft Company is always thinking of special and delicious ways to make your seasonal bakes the very best.
Why not pop over to our website to find out what luscious Valentine baking essentials we have ready for you – there’s still time to order, if you’re quick!
Have fun, spread the love and (most of all) get baking!