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Top 5 recipes to his heart; Val-Day special

You know how they say that the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach? This is a 100% true thing. We all love food, food connects people and we celebrate most of our celebrations with food You want to gift him something special but don’t want to buy something lame or cheesy? Then try making something. This valentine’s day, woo your man with gifts of delicious food and easy recipes that won’t burn your kitchen down.

Let’s start with the thing that will impress the most

1. Cupcakes 

You need:

1 egg, 2 tbsp butter, 2 tbsp sugar, half tbsp coffee powder,  half tspn vanilla extract, 4 tbsp maida, 2tbsp cocoa powder

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HOW: Mix dry ingredients first and then add the liquids. The butter should be melted. Make a thick batter and pour in cupcake molds/ microwave safe mugs. For an extra touch, chop a cadbury silk and put those in the batter instead of regular chocolate chips. Microwave for 1 minute, and check with a fork if it is ready, or microwave another half a minute. Garnish with Nutella and go win his heart with this easy, quick yet yummy recipe.

 

2. Chocolate bar

You will have to lift your ass and buy chocolate compound, it’s available in general stores and baking stores like arife.

 You need:

1 Milk chocolate/ white chocolate compound, 2 tablespoons fresh cream, Cadbury gems/ coconut powder.

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HOW: Melt one bar of the compound in your microwave, one minute shouldbe fine. Remove and add the cream (hint-the layer of malai on your milk is cream, scoop some out of the milk vessel). Mix well. Now add the Gems or coconut shavings and mix. Spread over butter paper or aluminium foil lined with butter and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Remove, cut and serve. It’s really that simple.

 

3. Nutty chunks

 You will need:

Chocolate compound (one bar), Some almonds, peanuts and raisins.

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HOW: Melt the compound in the microwave. Add the dryfruits in and mix till they are all coated. Now pick a chunk with the spoon and place it on the butter paper or foil. Repeat. Refrigerate for 20 minutes and done! Pack them in a box and impress your guy with this extremely simple recipe.

 

4. Mint chocolate

You will need:

1 bar Chocolate compound, 1 teaspoon mint extract, chocolate molds.

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HOW: Moulds are available in baking shops, heart shapes would be appropriate.

Melt the chocolate in the microwave .Remove and add the extract and mix. Pour into the moulds and refrigerate for 20 minutes. And you are done. Do this and he will feel very lucky having a dessert chef for a girlfriend.

 

5. Chocolate covered strawberries

You will need:

1 bar chocolate compound, 5 Strawberries.

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HOW: Wash and dry the strawberries completely. Melt the chocolate in a microwave and remove. Hold the strawberries by the stem and dip in the chocolate one by one. Place on butter paper and refrigerate. Remove and enjoy with your guy, This one is sure to get you a lot of attention and flattery.

P.S. Strawberry dessert has to be consumed the same day.

P.P.S. NEVER microwave aluminium foil or steel containers, always use silicone molds or microwave safe vessels.

 

These will make him feel loved and pampered, and you will secretly know that you didn’t have to work as hard either!. You’re welcome 🙂

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