Valentine's Heart Doughnut

Recipe: Valentine’s Heart Doughnut

Here’s a Valentine’s Day-themed doughnut design for you. It’s heart-shaped with a vibrant red glaze, topped with fresh strawberries, heart-shaped candies, and crushed pink Skittles. The presentation is on a white plate with rose petals, set on a warmly-lit café table.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Red food coloring
  • Vegetable oil for frying

For the Glaze & Toppings:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Red food coloring
  • Fresh strawberries, sliced
  • Heart-shaped candies
  • Crushed pink Skittles


  1. In a bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, whisk eggs, melted butter, milk, and vanilla. Add red food coloring until desired color is achieved.
  3. Combine the wet and dry ingredients to form a dough.
  4. Roll out the dough and cut into heart shapes.
  5. Fry in hot oil until golden, then let cool on a wire rack.
  6. For the glaze, mix powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. Adjust the consistency with more milk or sugar. Add red food coloring.
  7. Dip the cooled doughnuts in the glaze.
  8. Garnish with strawberry slices, candies, and Skittles.

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