Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to surprise your special someone with a homemade dessert that will warm their heart. This year, add a touch of sweetness to your Valentine’s Day celebration with these easy dessert recipe ideas that are infused with love and the Story of Spices.
Valentine’s Day Dessert: Chocolate Mousse
– 1 cup of heavy cream
– 1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips
– 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar
– 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
– 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder
– 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1. Add the chocolate chips and butter to a heat-resistant bowl and place it over a saucepan of simmering water.
2. Stir until the chocolate has melted and let it cool to room temperature.
3. In a separate bowl, whisk the heavy cream, sugar, cinnamon powder, and vanilla extract until soft peaks form.
4. Add the cooled chocolate mixture to the whipped cream and gently fold until fully combined.
5. Divide the mousse into serving bowls and chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
6. Serve garnished with a sprinkle of cinnamon powder on top.
Valentine’s Day Dessert: Strawberry Shortcake
– 1 cup of all-purpose flour
– 1 cup of fresh strawberries, washed and diced
– 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
– 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, softened
– 2 eggs
– 1 teaspoon of baking powder
– 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
– 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg powder
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a 9-inch cake pan.
2. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy.
3. Beat in the eggs one at a time and add the vanilla extract.
4. In a separate bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, and nutmeg powder together.
5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until fully combined.
6. Gently fold in the diced strawberries.
7. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth it out evenly.
8. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
9. Let the cake cool for a few minutes before cutting into wedges and serving.
– Chocolate Mousse and Strawberry Shortcake are two easy Valentine’s Day dessert recipes that are perfect for surprising your special someone.
– The Story of Spices adds a delicious and aromatic twist to these already tasty treats.
– Chocolate Mousse: heavy cream, semi-sweet chocolate chips, sugar, butter, cinnamon powder, and vanilla extract.
– Strawberry Shortcake: all-purpose flour, fresh strawberries, sugar, unsalted butter, eggs, baking powder, vanilla extract, and nutmeg powder.