If you’re the type who’s more concerned with taste and less concerned with aesthetics, you can’t overlook My Judy the Foodie’s sweetheart bark. Crushed candy hearts and a less-than-symmetrical shape imbue this recipe with an irresistibly unfussy vibe.
Raspberry marshmallow hearts
Pale pink, lightly fruity and 100 percent fun, The Itsy-Bitsy Kitchen’s raspberry marshmallow hearts could be just the ticket if you’re a purist when it comes to sweet treats. Because, seriously, all you have to do to make a batch of these beauties is boil sugar syrup and then let your mixer do the heavy lifting.
Should you want to give your evening a decidedly more adult tone than plain pink and fluffy marshmallows can offer, take a cue from Bakers Royale and infuse your marshmallow hearts with Barefoot Bubbly Extra Dry Champagne. Edible gold glitter ups the elegance even more.
Creamy and rich, Hoosier Homemade’s pink lemonade pie is the kind of dessert that is gonna complement any meal. It’s heaven in a heart shape, thanks to a buttery graham cracker crust and a sweet yet slightly tangy filling topped with whipped cream and sprinkles.
Rose and chocolate Valentine’s palmiers
You don’t have to be a candidate for the next season of MasterChef in order to create Kitchen Sanctuary’s rose and chocolate palmiers. But, let’s be real, you’ll certainly feel worthy of Gordon Ramsay’s praise when you make these (deceptively simple) French-style pastries. Don’t forget to sprinkle the chocolate-dipped corners with dried rose petals for the pièce de résistance.