First Love Valentine Day Doughnut

Recipe: First Love Valentine’s Day Doughnut

Here’s the design for a Valentine’s Day themed doughnut inspired by the theme of ‘First Love’. It features a blush pink glaze, tiny edible hearts in shades of pink and red, a delicate dusting of sugar, and a small edible cupid’s arrow, all set against a backdrop of rose petals and a love note.

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
Blush Pink Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • Pink food coloring
Decorations:
  • Edible hearts in various shades of pink and red
  • Edible cupid’s arrow
  • Fine sugar for dusting

Instructions

  1. Dough Preparation:
    • Combine flour, sugar, salt, and yeast in a large bowl.
    • Mix in eggs and milk to form a dough.
    • Knead in butter until smooth and elastic.
    • Let it rise until doubled in size.
  2. Shaping and Baking:
    • Roll out dough, cut into doughnut shapes, and let rise on a baking sheet.
    • Bake at 350°F (175°C) for about 10 minutes, or until golden.
    • Cool on a wire rack.
  3. Blush Pink Glaze:
    • Mix powdered sugar with milk and pink food coloring until smooth.
  4. Decoration:
    • Dip each doughnut into the glaze.
    • Decorate with edible hearts and place a cupid’s arrow on top.
    • Lightly dust with fine sugar.

This ‘First Love’ doughnut captures the innocence and sweetness of new romance, making it a perfect treat for Valentine’s Day.

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