Valentines Day Just Got Sweeter!


By Viviana Altamirano

 With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, many people struggle finding cute and affordable ideas to celebrate the day of love and friendship. Valentine’s Day is not all about the gifts and the dates, it is about demonstrating your love to your significant other. You can demonstrate your love to that special someone or simply your best friend by making them some goodies. Below are a few Valentine’s Day theme treats that are delicious,cute and easy to make:

Nutella Brownies

What you will need:

Teaspoon of Vanilla extract

Cup of Nutella

½ Cup of Sugar

2 eggs

⅓ butter

¾ of Flour


Start by mixing the sugar and butter first, then add the eggs,vanilla,and of course, the Nutella.

Last but not least, add the flour and mix it with the rest of the ingredients.

Have a brownie greased pan ready and spread the mix in evenly distributed.

Temp: 350 Degrees

Time: 30 Minutes

 When you take them out you will have delicious, gooey Nutella brownies, to get into the Valentines Day spirit cut them out in cute little shapes and decorate them!

“You’re Poppin” Popcorn Gift

What You Will Need:


Red and Pink Chocolate Melts


Cookie Sheet


Scatter your popcorn on your cookie sheet and melt the red and pink chocolate melts. Once melted, drizzle the chocolate melts over your popcorn.Thrown on some M&M on the popcorn while the chocolate is still melting.

 Since its a play on words, put the popcorn in a mason jar or any other cute jar and tape a gift tag on it saying, “You’re Poppin”.

Chocolate Covered Strawberries:

What You Will Need


Semisweet Chocolate,chopped


Place chocolate in a bowl set over (not in) a saucepan of simmering water. Stir occasionally, until melted, 3 to 5 minutes. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Chill chocolate-dipped strawberries at least 15 minutes to set chocolate.

 Red Velvet Milkshake

What You Will Need:

Vanilla Ice Cream


Vanilla Extract

Red Velvet Cake Mix



Add one cup of vanilla ice cream into blender, add ½ cup of milk, 3 tablespoons of red velvet cake mix, and last but not least add 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract and mix it up. Pour in glass and decorate it with whip cream and sprinkles for Valentine’s Day. Waala!

I hope these treats make your Valentine’s Day as sweet as your Valentine!

Recipes courtesy of Bethany Mota aka MacBarbie07; a YouTuber.

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