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Valentine’s Day Ideas 2 & 3: Heart Shaped Candy Coated Brownies and Pretzels!

12 Feb

Man, do I have your back or what?! Two more cute Valentine’s Day ideas for your honey that don’t take a whole lot of time or effort! Just in time and they are pretty delicious, too! So, for these heart shaped brownies, I baked a whole pan and used a cookie cutter to make the heart shapes. Then I melted some white and semi sweet chocolate chips, smothered the tops and topped them off with colored chocolate candies! These are so cute, especially when you pair two of them together! And, imagine the possibilities! You could leave them plain, choose different candies or drizzle different colored chocolates over them all. Pack them all in a cute red box and you are set to have a sweet Valentine’s Day!


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Valentine’s Day Ideas: Mini Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

12 Feb


This post is more about the frosting than anything else. Typically, most people have a good chocolate cake recipe or they just use boxed cake mixes. So, I’ll just leave it up to you to decide what you want to use. Now, as far as this fabulous frosting is concerned, you need to make this right now, or at least in a few days for your valentine! This frosting is really quick to whip up and you can make it as runny or as stiff as you like! It stays creamy and doesn’t get a hard crust if you leave it out for a little (like other frostings would). I personally don’t like to use butter in my cream cheese frostings because (a) its extra calories that don’t really add any extra flavor (b) I like to taste the cream cheese in a cream cheese frosting and (c) its EXTRA calories!!

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