Vintage Romance Valentine's Day Doughnut

Recipe: Vintage Romance Valentine’s Day Doughnut

Here’s the design for a Valentine’s Day themed doughnut that beautifully encapsulates ‘Vintage Romance’. It features an antique rose glaze, edible lace patterns, sugar roses, and accents of edible pearls and gold dust, all presented in a nostalgic setting.


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
Antique Rose Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • Rose food coloring
  • A few drops of rosewater (optional, for flavor)
  • Edible lace patterns
  • Tiny sugar roses
  • Edible pearls
  • Edible gold dust


  1. Dough Preparation:
    • In a large bowl, mix the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast.
    • Whisk together the eggs and milk, then add to the dry ingredients, forming a dough.
    • Knead in the butter until smooth and elastic.
    • Let the dough 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. Antique Rose Glaze:
    • Mix powdered sugar with milk and rose food coloring. Add rosewater for flavor if desired.
  4. Decoration:
    • Dip each doughnut into the glaze.
    • Decorate with edible lace patterns and tiny sugar roses.
    • Sprinkle with edible pearls and a touch of gold dust for a vintage feel.

This ‘Vintage Romance’ doughnut is perfect for evoking the charm and elegance of old-world love, ideal for a romantic Valentine’s Day celebration.

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