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Do You Do Any Valentine's Day Baking?

Posted by on Feb. 11, 2013 at 12:31 PM
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Do you do any baking for Valentine's Day? If so, what do you make?

Sweet Valentine's Day Heart Cupcake Recipe With Yummy Pink Frosting

valentines cupcakeIt wouldn't be Valentine's Day without sweet treats. And sweet treats wouldn't be Valentine's Day-y in they weren't decorated with adorable red hearts.

If you want to make a little something special for your partner, friends, or kids this Thursday (but don't feel like spending 100 hours baking and preparing), look no further than this incredibly easy, really impressive-looking Valentine's Day Heart Cupcake Recipe. So cute!

Valentine's Day Heart Cupcakes With Pink Frosting

Ingredients:

Cupcakes

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar (if you like your cupcakes very sweet, add a little more.)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence (optional)
Frosting
 
  • 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 drops red food coloring
  • Candy heart


Instructions:

Cupcakes


1. Preheat oven to 375; line muffin cups with papers.


2. Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time.


3. Add flour (mixed with baking powder and salt) alternating with milk. Beat well; stir in vanilla.


4. Divide evenly among pans and bake for 18 minutes. Let cool in pans.


Frosting


1. Blend sugar, salt and flavoring. Add just enough water to make it easy to spread. Add 2 drops red food coloring and mix well.


2. Frost cupcakes and top with a candy heart.

by on Feb. 11, 2013 at 12:31 PM
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mem82
by Platinum Member on Feb. 11, 2013 at 12:35 PM

Aw, that's cute. I need to make something for hubby. It's hard because I am on a diet. LOL

Cafe MichelleP
by Bronze Member on Feb. 11, 2013 at 12:45 PM


Oh I know!!!  Me too.

Biggest Loser tonight!

Quoting mem82:

Aw, that's cute. I need to make something for hubby. It's hard because I am on a diet. LOL



mem82
by Platinum Member on Feb. 11, 2013 at 12:54 PM

I'll be there! *crosses fingers* As long as my Committee meeting doesn't run over. blah!

Quoting Cafe MichelleP:


Oh I know!!!  Me too.

Biggest Loser tonight!

Quoting mem82:

Aw, that's cute. I need to make something for hubby. It's hard because I am on a diet. LOL




usmom3
by BJ on Feb. 11, 2013 at 1:14 PM

 Sometimes!

oahoah
by Member on Feb. 11, 2013 at 2:14 PM

Usually cookies or something fun for my boys (8,5,3). My hubby doesn't have a big sweet tooth.  I made heart-shaped brownie bites yesterday! Yum. I'm also dieting and brownies are my weakness.

Boobah
by Nikki :) on Feb. 11, 2013 at 3:11 PM
Lemon cookies this year. Usually a strawberry heart cake.
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SuperMommy408
by Tamara on Feb. 11, 2013 at 4:19 PM

I will be baking heart shape cookies, hopefully if I'm feeling up to it after my oral surgery Wednesday evening!!

lil_mama06
by Debbie on Feb. 12, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Yes..Mini heart shaped volcano cakes...

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