Secret Admirer Valentine's Day Doughnut

Recipe:Secret Admirer Valentine’s Day Doughnut

Here’s the design for a Valentine’s Day themed doughnut inspired by the theme of ‘Secret Admirer’. It features a deep purple glaze, edible silver hearts, whisper-thin silver icing lines, hidden messages in delicate script, and a black rose petal, all presented on a dark, moody plate with a sealed envelope.


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 Purple Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • Deep purple food coloring
  • Edible silver hearts
  • Silver icing for thin lines
  • Edible ink for hidden messages
  • A black rose petal


  1. Dough Preparation:
    • Mix flour, sugar, salt, and yeast in a large bowl.
    • Combine eggs and milk, then add to dry ingredients to form a dough.
    • Knead in butter until smooth and elastic.
    • Let dough rise until doubled.
  2. Shaping and Baking:
    • Roll out dough, cut into shapes, and let rise on a baking sheet.
    • Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 10 minutes, or until golden.
    • Cool on a wire rack.
  3. Deep Purple Glaze:
    • Mix powdered sugar with milk and purple food coloring.
  4. Decoration:
    • Dip each doughnut in the glaze.
    • Decorate with silver hearts and icing lines.
    • Use edible ink to write tiny hidden messages.
    • Garnish with a black rose petal for a touch of mystery.

This ‘Secret Admirer’ doughnut is perfect for expressing hidden affections and adding a touch of intrigue to Valentine’s Day.

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