Make Valentine’s Day extra scrumptious with these fun and fabulous edible gifts.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate those you care about most. From significant others to our parents, to best friends and even our four legged fur babies! It’s just a fun day to spread love and celebrate our best relationships.
Gifts like flowers and cards are always lovely (and classic), but don’t always fit the recipients personality. Desserts however, are always sure to find their way into someone’s heart. I mean, have you ever met someone who doesn’t like some kind of sweet or treat? I know I haven’t…
As a foodie, I would say that desserts and treats reign supreme on the list for top Valentine’s Day gifts. So if you’re unsure of what to gift those most special in your life, read on for the eight best edible gifts for Valentine’s Day.
Let’s kick off the list with this beautiful cake from Ribiselchen.
Cakes always make great gifts, especially for entire families, and this button cake is no exception. The fondant buttons are incredibly adorable and scream love and Valentine’s. Your significant other will be sure to know that you can’t live without them with this beautiful cake.
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Next we have a breakable heart by The Doughy Delights.
These are giant hearts made from chocolate. A mallet or little hammer is included for the recipient to smash the chocolate heart revealing the contents which range from sweets and treats to cash! It’s such a fun and interactive way to share the love. This would be such a cool gift to give to teens who can be a little difficult to buy for.
Dipti, who run’s The Doughy Delights, lives in Mumbai, India. She has a YouTube channel where she shares her baking knowledge and skills.
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Here’s a classic but with a modern twist – GOLD dipped chocolate strawberries! How do you get more luxe than that?
Bonnie from Kingwood, Texas, owner of Sugar Rush knocks it out of the park with these glitzy and glamorous chocolate dipped strawberries. These are perfect not only for Valentine’s Day but New Years and any birthday or anniversary celebration. Seriously, I’m drooling at the sight of these…
Be sure to follow Bonnie here to see more of her beautiful creations:
Now something for the kids! These DIY cookie kits from the Hungry Hedgehog Bakery would make the perfect gifts for littles to get creative and design their own cookies. In fact, you could get these ahead of Valentine’s so that your kids can decorate their own gifts to give their friends.
Don’t feel to decorate your own cookies? Well they’ve got you covered with already decorated gift sets. These sets include a cocoa bomb, which happens to be the trendiest food item around at the moment, along with a beautifully decorated cookie.
Aren’t these adorable?
Be sure to follow Crystal from the Hungry Hedgehog Bakery here:
Are you buying for a family? Or does your sweetie have a super sweet tooth? Then you want these grazing boxes from CREAM in Long Beach, California. These treat boxes come filled with two decorated heart cookies, two chocolate dipped rice crispy treats and 1.5 ounces of chocolate dipped pretzels.
This is a box stuffed full of love! And sure to make anyone feel special.
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Now, what about the guys in our life? This cookie set is perfect for any guy who’s into sports. It’s punny and to the point, what more could you want? This is is beautifully decorated and sure to make the guy in your life feel appreciated. These pretty cookies were created by The Cookie Cutter in B.C. Canada.
Not only does she make those cute sets, but check out her chocolate cookie cake below!
Who wouldn’t want a slice of this on Valentine’s Day? I know my mouth is watering at all the goodies piled high upon this cookie cake.
I also know of a certain husband who would feel very special indeed if he got gifted with one of these…
Be sure to follow Shazeenah and her beautiful bakes here:
So you love the above ideas but you’re not located anywhere near these lovely ladies, what are you to do? Maybe you just want to make something special by yourself – you can!
Sometimes the best gifts are the simple ones straight from the heart. Imagine waking your family up to some fun heart shaped pancakes or fried eggs?
Heart shaped pancakes are an exciting twist on breakfast and would certainly delight the entire family. Have a look at the example below from The Food Network. They have a simple recipe to get you started.
To ensure that you get perfect hearts try out these heart rings from Craftit Edibles. They’re an online baking supply store located in New York and right now they’re having a Valentine’s Day Sale of 10% off your entire order up until February 14th. Simply type in the code LOVESALE at check out.
You can also get an ADDITIONAL 10% off by using my code sarah.delys10. This additional 10% off can be combined with their existing sale for a total of 20% off of your order.
If you’re not in the mood for a Valentines breakfast you can also whip up some cute heart shaped cupcakes with these heart shaped silicone cupcake liners. These liners are so great because you don’t need a cupcake pan to get started! The silicone mold holds its shape, so you can simply fill and pop these bad boys into the oven on a regular cookie sheet. They’re also great for the environment since the molds can be washed and reused over and over again.
And if you’re looking for some food colouring to decorated your freshly baked cupcakes, then look no further. Craftit Edibles carry a wonderful line of natural food colouring.
So what exactly is natural food colouring and why do you want to use it? These food colourings contain no FD&C dyes, no preservatives, and are allergen and GMO free. This means you don’t have to worry about the ingredients coming into contact with nuts, shellfish, eggs, milk, wheat or soya. In fact, you can feel a little better knowing that they actually contain vitamins and antioxidants, so you can feel about good eating them.