Baking | Valentine's Day Donuts ♡

I think Valentine's Day is one of my favourite days of the year. I am such a sucker for anything pink, heart-shaped or chocolatey. I also love to bake for Valentine's day, so as the big day quickly approaches I got into the kitchen and started baking. I found the recipe for these baked donuts in the February issue of Chatelaine magazine. You can find the recipe online here. Strangely, I don't own any plain round cookie cutters (note to self: buy some asap!) so I went down the untraditional route of square donuts.  
This recipe is great because they are baked, no deep-fryer needed. The taste was pretty good, though a bit bland. I think they would have been better if I had made the donuts (or the glaze) a different flavour. Though, they were still quite nice! After the donuts were completely cooled, I dipped the tops in the glaze and let that dry and then dipped them again. You don't need to do this, but I wanted a more opaque look for the glaze. Then I topped them with some festive sprinkles and voila!! Adorable Valentine's day donuts!


  1. These look yummy! xx


  2. Wow, they look so pretty! The little hearts on top are so cute :)
    Have a nice week!

    Sofie x
    Little green Sofie

  3. Oh gosh those look so good!!


  4. These look great, having square donuts makes them more unique too. I'm going to find a recipe online and make my own!
    New follower :)


  5. They're so pretty and delicious looking! And I bet they taste awesome too :-)

    Sharlotte // Sharlotte

  6. These look absolutely delectable, like the real deal! Even better knowing that they are baked and not deep fried :)

    xx Carina

  7. Wow, they look amazing! I definitely think doughnuts should now be square ;)
    xxx Claire

  8. Yum these look delicious! Will totally be trying this out!


  9. So cute! I LOVE Valentine's Day too. I'll have to try these soon! ♥

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