6 Edible Valentines You Won’t Be Able to Resist
Eat Your Heart Out With These Irresistible, Edible Valentines
When January draws to a close, grocery store aisles inevitably fill with punch-out valentines, brightly colored sweets, and an endless supply of commercial chocolate. Maybe you love the sentiment of showing someone you care, or sending a sweet “I love you,” but you aren’t quite sure the standard box of sweethearts will do the trick.
This year, spend a little extra time selecting your edible valentines by searching for something special and unique. Whether you decide to purchase something original or make your own edible valentine from scratch, make this the year you splurge for something meaningful, yet delicious.
1. Chocolate Rose Petal Bark
Dazzle your valentine this February with a homemade edible treat. With four simple ingredients – semisweet dark chocolate, culinary rose petals, almonds, and sea salt – you can concoct a sophisticated chocolate rose petal bark. Follow the simple three step instructions from Darling Magazine, and you’ll deliver a memorable and delicious edible valentine.
2. Beer Snacks
If your valentine doesn’t have the biggest sweet tooth, show you know his or her preferences by opting for a different kind of edible gift. If your Valentine is a whiskey lover, you’re in luck. Mouth is a site that offers unconventional, yet delicious, edible snacks, and the Kings County Whiskey Set is one of the best. The whiskey-lover in your life will thank you for this edible valentine, trust us.
3. Pantry Snacks in a Bag
Mouth.com continues to impress with their wide variety of edible gifts, and if you’re shopping for a serious foodie, go for this V-Day gift set from Mouth. A splendid basket of gourmet pantry foods, this gift has all the elements you’ll need for a romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner. The basket includes gourmet mustard, sea salt, champagne ketchup, pasta, sauce, and a delightful assortment of other goodies.
4. A Bottle of Red to Share
While this valentine may not be edible, it is certainly drinkable! Splurge on a special bottle of red wine to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. Search for a bottle with a memorable year, or from a location that is special to your relationship, and savor a bottle of Pinot Noir or Chateauneuf du Pape to toast new memories together.
5. Gourmet Sweets
Maybe you’re not quite ready to give up the traditional sweets tradition associated with Valentine’s Day, but you aren’t fully committed to making edible valentines from scratch. Look no further than these cookies from Fruute! This Classic Cookie Box includes four delectable cookies — salted caramel, lavender noir, raspberry roll and muscovado crunch.
6. A Valentine’s Day Brunch
If food is your love language, commit to the ultimate edible valentine: brunch.
Our favorite recipe is Cook Like a Champion’s Stuffed Nutella French Toast. Surprise your valentine with this decadent, challah bread French toast. Stuff each slice of bread with the hazelnut chocolate spread, and top the French toast with macerated strawberries. With chocolate and strawberries included, this edible valentine is memorable and in line with traditional valentine treats.
Find the Perfect Edible Valentine This Season
This Valentine’s Day, steer clear of the busy grocery store candy aisles, and opt for one of these edible valentines that are too good to resist. Regardless of whether you make your valentine at home or order something online, be sure to remember who the gift is for – this will help you find the perfect treat!
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