Valentine’s Cakes, Cookies & Confections

valentines cookies by Sugar Pearls Cakes and Bakes and cake by Kelly Warwick Cakes

Love will soon be in the air so it’s time to start planning your Valentine’s Day baked goodies for February 14th.  Starting with iced cookies (above left), these exquisitely decorated Valentine’s treats by Sugar Pearls Cakes and Bakes would definitely send hearts a-flutter on the most romantic day of the year.

On the right, Kelly Warwick Cakes have created a beautifully crafted ruffle heart cake with frilled banding in soft pink and white.

Below left, Heather Baird of Sprinkle Bakes has topped her cherry vanilla cake with a heart shaped flying kite topper for a kitch, romantic touch, while on the right, pale pastels and perfect piping make a pretty combination in the heart cookies by Villa Perlesukker, Norway.

(Don’t miss Amber Spiegel of Sweet Amb’s excellent couture cookie decorating class brand new on Craftsy covering a total of 16 different techniques for creating luxury decorated cookies. Find out more here: Sweet Elegance Cookie Decorating Techniques.)

valentines cake by Sprinkle Bakes cherry vanilla cake left, heart cookies by Villa Perlesukker right

An elegant white rose floral garland forms a beautiful heart shape on the subtle and understated Valentine’s cake below by Miso Bakes.

valentines cake floral heart garland by Miso Bakes

Luciana Borges of Lulu’s Sweet Secrets shows you how to make her delectable miniature chocolate mousse heart cakes (featured below) here: mini Valentine’s chocolate heart cakes tutorial.

miniature heart cakes for Valentine's Day by Lulu's Sweet Secrets

A 3-D cut-out heart topper adds a simple but beautiful design element to this pretty pastel Valentine’s cake by Aimeejane Cake Design.

valentines cake by Aimeejane Cake Design

Australia’s The Cake That Ate Paris feature the two extended tier cake designs below in their collection, perfect for Valentine’s day with their Cupid’s arrow design motif.

valentines cakes by The Cake That Ate Paris

Love heart sweets make a great retro cake decoration for Valentine’s confections with two great cakes below by Butter Hearts Sugar (left) and Hungry Happenings (right – you’ll find Hungry Happening’s Valentine’s pinata cake tutorial here).

love heart cakes by Butter Hearts Sugar left and Hungry Happenings right

Ruffle hearts are a big design trend for Valentine’s cakes at the moment with a fabululous gingham accented cake by Blissfully Sweet (below left) and super cute Valentine’s cupcakes from the Bird’s Party blog (right) featuring Style Sweet CA’s ruffle heart cake toppers.

ruffle heart valentines cake by Blissfully Sweet, Style Sweet CA cake toppers via Bird's Party right

Retro style floral cookies with love writ large make a fabulous Valentine’s display below (via Piccoli Elfi).

valentines cookies via Piccoli Elfi

If you haven’t put away your pudding bowl from Christmas yet, then you might want to hold onto it for a while longer to try making a cute Valentine’s owl cake,  El Postre Cakes & Sweets-style!

valentines owl cake by El Postre Cakes & Sweets


Add extra luxury to your Valentine’s cakes this year with beautiful chocolate flowers made from solid chocolate (not modelling chocolate). Learn Erin Gardner’s techniques in this intriguing class on Craftsy here: Delicious Decorations – Chocolate Flowers.

chocolate flowers tutorial by Erin Gardner on Craftsy, sculpted chocolate flowers

Cookie Decorating 16 Techniques with Amber Spiegel on Craftsy

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