Valentines Day Sweets And Treats

Valentine’s Day is on its way!
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If you are hosting a playdate, GNO or just a quiet evening for two, here’s a fun collection of sweets and treats to inspire you.

Take a gander at the how-to for this  red velvet cake from Sprinkle Bakes.

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The Farm Chicks’ Sweetie Pies are easy enough for the little ones to help make them.

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Break out your cookie cutters and make these fruit kabobs from Parents.

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My baking skills are limited to cupcakes and brownies, but this Cherry Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake  was ridiculously easy! Check out my step by step tutorial.

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Whether you are getting the girls together for an anti-Valentine’s Day powwow or snuggling up with your special someone, create one of these pretty cocktails at Make Merry Events.

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Make every drink prettier with these Valentine’s paper straws from Paper Source.

Looking for a night out to make a special treat?  There are lots of classes going on, here are a few…

Trophy Cupcakes is having a Valentine Cupcake Decorating Class with on February 1 or 2 6:30PM – 8:00PM at the Trophy Party Room in Wallingford Center.  This will be a fun filled night with hands on decorating instruction in a party atmosphere that will include Trophy cupcakes, prosecco and yummy hors d’oeuvres. To sign up call their party line at 206-390-0900.

Kirkland’s Sur La Table is also hosting a cupcake decorating class on February 12 where you’ll get to make delights like Red Velvet Cupcakes with Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting and Devil’s Food Cupcakes with Pink Buttercream Frosting.

Dawn’s Candy And Cake in Bothell has a number of classes they offer, from Valentine’s truffles and cake pops to chocolate clay roses. Sign up early, I bet they fill up fast.

V is for Valentine…area PCC Natural Markets are hosting cooking classes for 2 and 3 year olds and an adult helper to make heart-shaped mini pizzas, Hearts and Flowers Tossed Salad Kabobs and frost their own cupcakes. And since it’s PCC, you know it will be vegetarian, with dairy optional; no eggs.  Seriously, hop on that…as I write this, half the locations are already booked up!