Enchanted Evening' Valentine

Recipe: Enchanted Evening Valentine’s Day Doughnut

Here’s the design for a Valentine’s Day themed doughnut inspired by the concept of an ‘Enchanted Evening’. This creation features a shimmering midnight blue glaze, sparkling edible stars, a crescent moon made of white chocolate, and swirls of mystic purple and silver icing.

Ingredients

For the Doughnut:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 packet instant yeast (about 2 1/4 tsp)
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup whole milk, warmed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature, cut into small pieces
Midnight Blue Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • Midnight blue food coloring
  • Iridescent edible glitter
Decorations:
  • Edible stars
  • White chocolate (for crescent moon)
  • Mystic purple and silver icing

Instructions

  1. Dough Preparation:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast.
    • Mix in the eggs and milk to form a dough.
    • Knead in the butter until smooth and elastic.
    • Let it rise until doubled in size.
  2. Shaping and Baking:
    • Roll out the dough, cut into doughnut shapes, and let them rise on a baking sheet.
    • Bake at 350°F (175°C) for about 10 minutes, or until golden.
    • Cool on a wire rack.
  3. Midnight Blue Glaze:
    • Mix powdered sugar with milk and midnight blue food coloring.
    • Stir in iridescent edible glitter for a shimmering effect.
  4. Decoration:
    • Dip each doughnut into the glaze.
    • Decorate with edible stars and a white chocolate crescent moon.
    • Add swirls of mystic purple and silver icing.

This ‘Enchanted Evening’ doughnut captures the magic and romance of a celestial-themed Valentine’s Day, perfect for an otherworldly celebration of love.

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