Tips On The Best Valentine’s Day Desserts

Tips On The Best Valentine’s Day Desserts courtesy of Bohemia Bar & Restaurant

Tips On The Best Valentine’s Day Desserts. Hello friends, so how are you today? Today I am sharing Bohemia’s Head Pastry Chef Ellen de Jager’s top tips on the best Valentine’s Day Desserts.

Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us and for those couples choosing to opt for an intimate home-cooked meal, a heavenly dessert is sure to set hearts fluttering at the end of the evening.

4 Top Tips On The Best Valentine’s Day Desserts

Tips On The Best Valentine’s Day Desserts:

Bohemia Restaurant’s Head Pastry Chef Ellen de Jager has given her top tips on creating an indulgent and luxurious dessert to help you impress your loved one.

1. Chocolate Is The Way To A Woman’s Heart:

Sweep your sweetheart off their feet, with some traditionally romantic chocolate covered strawberries. Everyone knows that chocolate is the way to a woman’s heart and it is scientifically proven to release happy hormones!

Chocolate dipped strawberries are a simple and easy, but delicious delight. Add a sprinkle of edible glitter, chocolate chips or salted caramel bites.

2. Nothing Says ‘I Love You’ More Than Red Velvet:

Chocolate tends to steal the limelight in the Valentine’s Day dessert recipes, but red velvet is a scrumptious alternative with a hint of cocoa.

The ruby red colouring is perfect for Valentine’s Day and red velvet gives you the scope to bake cookies, cakes, brownies and more! Be creative and surprise your other half with a batch of velvety heart-shaped goodies.

Tips On The Best Valentine’s Day Desserts:

3. A Splash Of Alcohol In Your Valentine’s Day Sweets:

Add a sophisticated grown up twist to your recipe with a dash of spirit, bubbly or wine. It is the perfect excuse to add your favourite tipple to a delicious dessert.

So an easy way to celebrate the holiday of love is with a sweet and boozy dessert.

4. ‘If You Like It, Then You Should Put A Meringue On It!’:

A meringue dessert looks and tastes amazing but doesn’t require chef-like skills.

Pop to the supermarket and purchase individual meringue cases and simply crumble the meringue and mix with whipped cream and fresh strawberries to make a traditional English favourite Eton mess.

If you are feeling fancier, fill the meringue case with fluffy pink raspberry mousse and top it off with bright red strawberries. With these crunchy and sweet treats, love will certainly be in the air!

4 Top Tips On The Best Valentine’s Day Desserts

4 Top Tips On The Best Valentine’s Day Desserts:

Tips On The Best Valentine’s Day Desserts courtesy of Bohemia Bar & Restaurant, Green Street, St. Helier, Jersey JE2 4UH, Channel Islands. So what do you think?

About: The Club Hotel & Spa is the perfect, romantic getaway and is situated within walking distance from some of the island’s most breathtaking beaches. Why not treat your other half to the lavish Valentine’s package available at The Club Hotel & Spa.

Spend a romantic night in a luxurious Deluxe Double or twin room, with half a bottle of Champagne and handmade Bohemia chocolates on arrival, full spa and thermal suite access as well as turn-down service with Bohemia shortbread.

Delight your taste-buds with a 7-course Tasting Menu dinner for two in Michelin starred Bohemia restaurant, and wake up to a wonderful continental breakfast to finish your stay.

4 Top Tips On The Best Valentine’s Day Desserts. Bohemia Bar & Restaurant, Green Street, St. Helier, Jersey JE2 4UH, Channel Islands

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Secondly, Pistachio And Raspberry Love Hearts. Meringues love hearts are the perfect thing to serve up as a meal for lovers, don’t you think? If you don’t have a piping bag, cut them into heart shapes with a round-bladed knife if you don’t have one. So how amazing do these Pistachio And Raspberry Love Hearts look!? The meringues can be made ahead of time and stored in a cold, dry location.

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Fourthly, These Raspberry Shortcake Hearts look rather posh, don’t they? I would love to be served up these on Valentines Day. How sweet? Do you want to bake something in the coming week or so? Do you want to make some Raspberry Shortcake Hearts? So sweet.

Fifth, Winter Trifle With Blackberries: Afternoon Tea Recipes. This recipe contains ground almonds and blackberries which are both packed with dietary fibre and good for gut health. Blackberries are a rich source of anthocyanins which give them their deep purple colour. Anthocyanins in blackberries have been shown to modulate gut bacteria and may have an important anti-inflammatory effect in the body.

The wonderful thing about trifle is it can be adapted to meet all dietary preferences including vegetarians or vegans. The sponge in this trifle is vegan and made using aquafaba (the liquid in canned chickpeas) rather than eggs. Winter Trifle With Blackberries: Afternoon Tea Recipes.

Sixth, Salmon Terrine Hearts. Secondly, how sweet are these Salmon Terrine Hearts? A perfect Valentine starter if you are making a meal for someone you love!? Salmon Terrines filled with Primula Smoked Salmon and mascarpone: A luxurious starter, the creamy filling pairs perfectly with the crunch of the cucumber and the zing of the lemon. Salmon Terrine Hearts.

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Last But Not Least, How To Make I Heart Merlot Wine Infused Meringue: Wine infused Meringues perfect for Valentine’s Day, Mothers Day and Easter homemade gifts: How To Make I Heart Merlot Wine Infused Meringue.

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12 Comments

  1. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    23rd January 2018 / 5:35 pm

    These are all so pretty! I love chocolate covered strawberries!

  2. Tamar SB
    25th January 2018 / 10:14 am

    Oh yum!

  3. abrianna
    25th January 2018 / 8:41 pm

    Very pretty meringues.

  4. Shiella of Mommy After Work
    26th January 2018 / 6:39 am

    hope to bake these red velvet cupcakes for v-day

  5. Dee | Grammy's Grid
    16th January 2020 / 9:38 pm

    You’re right about chocolate, I love it! Thanks so much for linking up with me at my #UnlimitedMonthlyLinkParty 8, this party will be open until January 26. I pinned your post!

    • 17th January 2020 / 6:46 am

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by 🙂

  6. 16th January 2020 / 10:02 pm

    Oh I just LOVE chocolate covered strawberries… and pretty much anything else made with chocolate. Thanks for sharing with us at Encouraging Hearts and Home. Pinned.

    • 17th January 2020 / 6:47 am

      Whoo, me too 🙂 Thanks for stopping by and pinning 🙂

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