Ocean of Love

Recipe: Ocean of Love Valentine’s Day Doughnut

Here’s the design for a Valentine’s Day themed doughnut inspired by the theme of ‘Ocean of Love’. It features a bright ocean blue glaze, white and silver sea foam patterns, edible pearls, and seashell shapes, all presented in a romantic seaside setting.

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
Ocean Blue Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • Ocean blue food coloring
Decorations:
  • White and silver icing for sea foam patterns
  • Edible pearls
  • Edible seashell shapes

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. Ocean Blue Glaze:
    • Mix powdered sugar with milk and blue food coloring until smooth.
  4. Decoration:
    • Dip each doughnut into the blue glaze.
    • Decorate with white and silver icing to create sea foam patterns.
    • Add edible pearls and seashell shapes for a maritime touch.

This ‘Ocean of Love’ doughnut captures the vast and deep emotions of love, perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Day celebration by the sea.

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