Eternal Love Valentine's Day Doughnut

Recipe: Eternal Love’ Valentine’s Day Doughnut

Here’s the design for a Valentine’s Day themed doughnut that beautifully captures the concept of ‘Eternal Love’.

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
Deep Red Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • Red food coloring (to achieve a deep red hue)
Decorations:
  • Gold edible paint or gold food coloring (for interlocking rings)
  • Edible pearls
  • Edible gold powder

Instructions

  1. Dough Preparation:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast.
    • Mix in the eggs and milk, forming a dough.
    • Knead in the butter until the dough is smooth and elastic.
    • Let it rise until doubled in size.
  2. Shaping and Baking:
    • Roll out the dough and cut into doughnut shapes.
    • Allow to rise on a baking sheet until puffy.
    • Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 10 minutes or until golden.
    • Let cool on a wire rack.
  3. Deep Red Glaze:
    • Mix powdered sugar with milk and red food coloring to achieve a deep red color.
  4. Decoration:
    • Dip each doughnut into the glaze.
    • Once the glaze is set, use gold edible paint to create a pattern of interlocking rings.
    • Sprinkle with edible pearls and lightly dust with edible gold powder.

This ‘Eternal Love’ themed doughnut combines deep passion with timeless elegance, making it a perfect symbol of enduring love for Valentine’s Day.

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