Valentine's Red Velvet Doughnut

Recipe: Valentine’s Red Velvet Doughnut

A Valentine’s Day special doughnut, heart-shaped with a luxurious red velvet flavor, adorned with creamy white chocolate and raspberry topping.

Ingredients

Dough:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 packet instant yeast
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
White Chocolate Glaze:
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
Toppings:
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Raspberry sauce
  • Edible gold dust

Instructions

  1. Dough Preparation:
    • Mix flour, cocoa powder, sugar, salt, and yeast in a large bowl.
    • In another bowl, whisk together eggs, buttermilk, and red food coloring.
    • Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients.
    • Knead in softened butter until the dough is smooth.
    • Let the dough rise until doubled, about 1-2 hours.
  2. Shaping and Second Rise:
    • Roll out the dough and cut into heart shapes.
    • Place on a baking sheet, cover, and let rise for another 30 minutes.
  3. Baking:
    • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • Bake the doughnuts for 10-12 minutes.
    • Cool on a wire rack.
  4. White Chocolate Glaze:
    • Heat the cream until it begins to simmer.
    • Pour over white chocolate chips and stir until smooth.
  5. Decoration:
    • Dip each doughnut into the white chocolate glaze.
    • Top with fresh raspberries and drizzle with raspberry sauce.
    • Sprinkle with edible gold dust for a finishing touch.

Indulge in this romantic red velvet doughnut, a perfect treat for Valentine’s Day!

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