Looking for five easy Valentine’s Day recipes? There is no better occasion to show love then this beautiful holiday. Recipe ideas are endless. From sweet deserts to saucy appetizers the sky is the limit to the loving dishes that can be created for Valentine’s Day. These five recipes are some of the sweetest treats of the holiday.
Warm up that Valentine’s Day sweetie with this zesty drink This recipe was taken from www.drinkmixer.com.. Expect less than five minutes preparation time to prepare this popular Valentine’s Day beverage. Decorative glasses add to the mood for this romantic drink..
- 2-ounces banana liqueur
- 1-ounce vodka
- 3-ounces cranberry juice
Drinkmixer.com states to shake banana liqueur, vodka, cranberry juice with ice cubes. Then strain into a red wine glass
Pan Seared Cinnamon Bananas Over Vanilla Ice Cream
Why slave over a stove all day? This quick and easy recipe taken from foodnetwork.com takes ten minutes to prepare. Mint sprigs can be used as a garnish. Best if served over Vanilla ice cream, but butter pecan is an excellent substitution. This recipe was featured on the Food Network show Melting Pot. The ingredients are:
- 4-tablespoons butter
- 1/2-cup light brown sugar
- 2-tablespoons dark rum
- 1-teaspoon cinnamon
- 4-bananas, sliced into ½ inch rounds
- Vanilla ice cream
According to Food Network, in a large saute’ pan add butter and melt over medium heat Add brown sugar and stir until melted. Remove pan from heat, add rum. Return pan to heat, stir until light caramel forms..Add bananas and toss to coat. Serve over vanilla ice cream
Apple-Brie Cheese Omelet
Taken from breakfast-recipes.com this tasty brunch recipe is a great variation of the typical omelet.. It takes only takes minutes to make and will quickly become a Valentine’s Day staple. Expect the sweet chewiness of the apple to perfectly combine with the egg..
- 2 apples; peeled ,cored, and thinly sliced
- 8 tablespoons butter
- 8 eggs
- 8 teaspoons cream
- Salt and pepper
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 8 tablespoons diced Brie cheese
When preparing this breakfast-recipes.com recipe it is best to saute apple in butter. Beat together eggs, cream, salt, pepper until blended not frothy. Melt butter in omelet pan over high heat until foam starts to recedes but before begins to color. Pour in egg mixture, prepare omelet.. Beat to lighten but still allow it to settle on the bottom. Fill with sauted apples and diced Brie cheese cubes. Fold or roll and slide out of pan onto a heated plate
Almond Champagne Fondue
Who doesn’t love fondue? This recipe was taken from cdkitchen.com. This fondue variation is quick and easy and will spice up a Valentine’s Day night. The stiffness of the French bread cubes and apple slices make them perfect for dipping in the delicious cheese sauce.
- 8- ounces Guyere cheese
- 4-ounces Swiss cheese
- 1-tablespoon corn starch
- 5-ounces Brie cheese
- 1-cup champagne or white wine
- 1/2-teaspoon almond extract
- Dash ground nutmeg
- French bread cubes. Apple slices
As taken from CD Kitchen.com, to prepare this recipe. Shred both cheeses toss with cornstarch. Cut rind off Brie and cut cheese into small chunks. Heat wine in heavy 3-quart saucepan. Bring to simmer over medium heat, do not boil. Reduce heat, gradually add shredded cheeses. Then Brie stirring in zig-zags until cheese melts. Add almond flavoring and nutmeg. Continue stirring and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes. Do not boil. Serve in fondue pot warmed over a candle/canned heat.
Valentine’s Day Toast
This recipe proves that it is truly the simple things that count. The heart shaped bread adds a whimsical sweetness to any meal. This recipe was taken from kaboose.com.
- 2-tablespoons sugar, per bread slice
- 1 pinch cinnamon per slice
- White bread
- 1 cup butter
According to Kaboose.com to prepare this recipe mix amount of sugar and cinnamon needed for each slice of bread. Toast the bread gingerly to taste. Use cookie cutters and
cut into heart shaped pieces. Spread butter over toast. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar mixture