Five irresistible Valentine's Day desserts to melt hearts | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

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The holiday of love and affection calls for indulging in delightful treats that capture the essence of romance and sweetness



When it comes to desserts for this special occasion, there’s a plethora of options to choose from, ranging from decadent chocolates to luscious cakes, tantalizing tarts, and more. 

Here’s a mouthwatering assortment of Valentine’s Day dessert ideas that are sure to delight your sweetheart.

1. Auro Chocolate Smash-able Heart

Image from Auro Chocolate
Image from Auro Chocolate

Auro surprises with a delightful confection that promises not only sweetness but a touch of excitement and surprise. This innovative dessert takes the traditional chocolate box to new heights and offers an interactive experience that ignites the spirit of romance.

Auro’s Smash-able Chocolate Heart features a heart-shaped shell crafted from a luxurious 64% Dark Chocolate. This is generously filled with mini heart-shaped cookies made from their signature 55% Dark Chocolate, together with caramel and hazelnuts. 

Each box includes one (1) Chocolate Heart, several Sweet Cookie Hearts, and one (1) Wooden Mallet for the ultimate smashing experience for only (₱550.00).

2. Pasteleria Manila Brazo con Caramel Cake

Pasteleria Manila’s heavenly confection combines the lightness of sponge cake with the rich creaminess of a delightful caramel filling.

For Valentine’s Day, adventurous customers can opt for additional treats like caramel or chocolate-covered strawberries, salted pretzels, Ferrero Rocher chocolates, and peanut butter chips. Not to mention, each cake can come accompanied by intricate floral designs and also either a calendar motif or an edible portrait.

Prices start at (₱1,665.00)depending on the design and add-ons you opt for.

3. M-Bakery Cupcakes

Image from M Bakery PH
Image from M Bakery PH

Visiting the Magnolia Bakery is akin to stepping into a sugar-coated dream. This New York City bakeshop stands as an iconic destination known for its indulgent sweets, with its cupcakes being among its most famous offerings. 

Their Heart’s Day cupcakes come in vanilla and chocolate flavors and are expertly baked and frosted with their signature buttercream. Additionally, each cupcake is lovingly adorned with heart-shaped sprinkles, edible pearls, and other charming decorations.

These are available daily for (₱165.00)in One Bonifacio High Street, BGC, Rockwell Powerplant, SM Megamall, and Mitsukoshi BGC until February 18th.

4. Croquembouche Factory Belgian Chocolate Cream Puff Tree

Belgian Chocolate Cream Puff Tree
Belgian Chocolate Cream Puff Tree

Originating from France, the Croquembouche Tower is a stunning confection composed of delicate choux pastry puffs, meticulously assembled into a towering pyramid and adorned with a glistening cascade of Belgian chocolate. Each puff is filled with a velvety cream, creating a symphony of flavors and textures that dance upon the palate.

At Croquembouche Factory, they specialize in crafting these exquisite towers, infusing them with a touch of magic and a dash of whimsy to elevate Valentine’s Day celebrations to new heights. Imagine a towering structure adorned with vibrant red roses, delicate edible hearts, and shimmering gold accents, creating a vision of romance that is sure to enchant any sweetheart.

Their croquembouche features around 32 cream puffs, each enrobed in dark, white, and ruby Belgian chocolate, meticulously tempered to match your beloved’s perfection for only (₱4,800).

5. The Kind Cookie Heart Cookie Cake Bundle

Image from the Kind Cookie
Image from the Kind Cookie

The Heart Cookie Cake Bundle promises to delight and impress.

This delightful package includes an 8″ Heart Cookie Cake made from a range of selectable flavors. Whether you’re in the mood for classic chocolate chip, Red Velvet Cheesecake with cream cheese filling, Biscoff, Birthday Bomb, or Strawberries & Cream, there’s a flavor to tantalize every palate. 

Adorned with buttercream frosting and sprinkles, each Heart Cookie Cake can also be customized with a personalized dedication.

Moreover, each bundle includes a lovely flower bouquet, adding an element of elegance and sophistication to the gift-giving experience offered at an enticing price of (₱1050)

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