Valentine Cupcakes

These Valentine Cupcakes are adorable and easy to make!

Share the love with our adorable valentine cupcakes.

With Christmas over and the all the holiday decor put away it’s time to look ahead toward Valentine’s Day. I love Valentine’s Day. It’s fun, frivolous and festive! My husband, on the other hand, despises Valentine’s Day, swearing up and down that it’s a “made up holiday.” Ok, fine. Maybe he has a point, but hey, if I can bake sweets, eat candy til my hearts content and create fun Valentine crafts with the kids it’s an ok holiday for me!

Seriously though, Valentine’s Day is about love and having fun with those you care about. What is sweeter than sharing something sweet, like these Valentine cupcakes with a loved one? They are adorable. Better yet, you can use our homemade cupcake recipe or a box of store bought cake mix if you prefer. Same with the frosting. I used store bought frosting for the Valentine Cupcakes and the kids didn’t complain.

These cupcakes are easy to make and you need only one special item, this mini heart cookie cutter, it would be fun to use other shapes for other holidays as well!

Share the love with our adorable valentine cupcakes.

How to Make Valentine Cupcakes

Yield: 24

Valentine Cupcakes

Valentine Cupcakes

Share the love with our adorable valentine cupcakes.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1/2 C. butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 C. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 C. milk
  • 1 tub of white frosting
  • pink food coloring
  • small sandwich baggie
  • kitchen scissors

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a 12 count muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • Combine the cupcake ingredients, mixing well.
  • Fill each cupcake tin about 3/4 full.
  • Bake for 20-23 minutes.
  • Let the cupcakes cool completely.
  • Add a few drops of pink food coloring to the white frosting. Stir to combine, add more pink until you've reached the desired color.
  • Fill the small sandwich baggie with frosting, seal shut and snip 1 corner with the kitchen scissors.
  • Once the cupcakes are cooled, press the small heart shaped cookie cutter into the tops of each cupcake. Gently remove and fill each heart shaped indent with pink frosting.
  • Repeat with each cupcake.

  • You will also want to make:

    New Years Eve Fortune Cookies
    Cute Trolls Cupcakes
    Homemade Chocolate Cosmic Cupcakes

    Share the love with our adorable valentine cupcakes.

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    2 Comments

  • Reply Jestine Mayes

    My 2 & 3 year old boys will love this today! Thank you! I’m having fun going through all of your posts. I’ve just found your blog and I’m loving everything! Bless you all for taking the time to do this. Some of us are just so wiped out we’ve lost all of our imagination for the time being. Thank you for helping us get through the rough spots with your ideas, tips and recipes.

    Sincerely,
    A pair of over worked & over tired parents on their own in PA

    February 14, 2019 at 8:14 am
    • Reply Kari

      Awe thanks for the love!

      February 18, 2019 at 8:12 pm

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