Valentine's Day is celebrated every year on 14th February. The week-long celebrations begin on 7th February, with each day known by a special name such as Rose Day, Chocolate Day and so on. Legend has it that the day was originally celebrated in honour of St. Valentine - a Christian priest from 3rd century Rome known for uniting lovers. Couples across the world celebrate Valentine's Day in a number of ways, whether by spending quality time or showering each other with gifts. There are so many recipes which can go a long way in pampering your significant other in this time when romance is in the air.
Red velvet cake is a light cake with a bright-red colour, usually accompanied with a white cream cheese frosting. The soft and creamy cake has a unique flavour which has become a rage all across the globe. The origins of the cake can be traced back to the Second World War, as it is said that bakers used to add boiled beetroot to their cakes to enhance its visual appeal. Red velvet can be incorporated into so many different dessert recipes and is perfectly in keeping with the theme of love during Valentine's Day.
Here Are 7 Red Velvet Recipes To Celebrate Valentine's Day 2021:
1. Red Velvet Banana Pudding
Pudding lovers have got to try this yummy red velvet creation! Spoil your loved ones with this drool-worthy combination of red velvet and banana which makes for a memorable dessert to dig into. Click here for the full recipe.
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2. Eggless Red Velvet Pastry
Want to make your Valentine's Day celebrations a class apart? Don an apron and get baking with this luscious and divine red velvet pastry which is completely eggless. The best part - it's ready in exactly thirty minutes. Here is an easy recipe you can try.
3. Red Velvet Dalgona Coffee
The frothy Dalgona coffee took social media by storm in 2020, and it is showing no signs of backing down. How about a creamy and delicious Red Velvet Dalgona coffee to sip on with your loved ones? We bet they'll ask for a second helping too. Click here for the recipe.
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4. Eggless Red Velvet Cupcakes
Cupcake lovers rejoice, as we have just the perfect recipe you need this Valentine's Day. This wonderful red velvet cupcake recipe is made with the natural red colour of beetroot puree. There's also a creamy icing to top it with, making your cupcakes a guaranteed success! Click here for the step-by-step recipe.
5. Red Velvet Milkshake
Smooth and refreshing milkshakes come in a variety of flavours, however, this red velvet milkshake hits a sweet spot like nothing else. Just a hint of coffee and two glasses of this milkshake recipe, what else would you really need this Valentine's Day 2021? Here is an easy recipe you can try.
6. Red Velvet Pancake
The innovations with red velvet never cease to amaze us, and this red velvet pancake is testimony to this. Vibrant and delightful red velvet pancakes topped with maple syrup or butter makes for a heavenly experience with each bite. Click here for an easy recipe.
7. Red Velvet Mug Cake
The last, but not the least, this red velvet mug cake is a recipe which spells indulgence like nothing else. A quick and easy preparation which you can whip up in a matter of minutes - try this mug cake to satiate all your sugar cravings this Valentine's Day. Here is the full recipe for red velvet mug cake.
Happy Valentine's Day 2021!
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