It is that time of the year again. Valentines' Day is just around the corner; couples are scrambling for ideas to make this day special for themselves and young hopeful lovers are thinking of gestures to vie for their special someone's attention. Chocolates, teddy bears and greeting cards have become so cliched that they may just end up working against you than in your favour. What never goes out of vogue is a little bit of personal touch. How about trying your hands at cooking this Valentine's Day? Nothing too elaborate, but special enough to leave a mark. Here are a few 5-minute recipes that scream indulgence.
Valentine's Day 2021: 5 Quick Recipes That Take 20 Minutes Or Less
1. Chocolate Mug Cake
Mug recipes are the 'it' thing right now. You have been fascinated by the trend all through the lockdown, but not anymore. Give this fabulously rich and moist chocolate cake in a mug recipe a try this V-Day and take your partner by surprise. The fact that it is so easy to make is another reason why it is our all-time favourite. Here's the recipe.
2. Coconut Balls
These delicate sweet pops are made with the sinful combination of condensed milk, grated coconut, sugar, ghee and cardamom powder. Quick, easy and fuss-free, these coconut balls are ideal to cut through the monotony of other heavy desserts that are usually served on Valentine's Day. Here's the recipe.
3. Red Velvet Pancake
A tinge of red is always welcome around this time. This special pancake recipe has decadence written all over it. All you need is a nicely whipped batter, a smattering of red food colouring, a hot pan and you are done. Find us an easier recipe to impress anyone, we'd wait. Here's the recipe.
4. Bread Pudding
Why wait till Valentine's Day to make this; try this tempting treat today to know how incredibly easy it is to make this classic. Melt-in-mouth pudding made with slices of bread, butter, raisins and jam, every bite of this tempting treat is worth relishing. Here's the recipe you have been looking for - you have no excuse now.
5. Microwave Chocolate Fudge
This chunky, chewy treat needs only 4 ingredients and a baking dish. It is so quick and easy to make that you would be searching for excuses to make them at home later. But that's okay. We are not judging. Here's the recipe.
Happy Valentine's Day everyone!
About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.