Bakeware companies come up with bigger and better items every year. Holiday specific kitchenware has become very popular. Valentine’s Day is no different. There is a wide variety of pans, cutters, and decorations that are Valentine’s Day specific. Pick up one these bakeware items and bake up your friends and family a Valentine’s Day treat to remember!
Remember when you were a child and Valentine’s Day meant boxes full of conversation hearts? Sur la Table makes conversation heart cookie cutters that bring conversation heart sayings to cut-out cookies. The heart shape cutters have sayings like “Kisses,” “Be Mine,” “Kiss Me,” and “Hugs,” that can be imprinted onto cookie dough after you cut it. These cookies would be great for a child to take to school.
If you’re a cupcake lover you’re in luck. Valentine’s Day cupcake wrappers and edible toppers, and cupcake picks are available seasonally at almost any craft store or baking supply store. Try baking some romantic flavored cupcakes, like red velvet or chocolate strawberry, and decorate them with some cute cupcake toppers. Better yet get a heart shaped cupcake pan! You can also get a full size heart shaped pan, heart shaped springform pan, or a double heart pan.
Don’t want to do any actual baking? No problem. Get a Valentine’s Day themed chocolate candy mold. You can make your own candy bars, chocolate pops, or bite size chocolates to snack on or gift. Molded chocolate hearts are also great cupcake toppers!
Pick up Valentine’s Day baking equipment in the Madison area:
• Jo-Ann’s fabric and craft store is located at 6741 Odana Rd. in Madison WI.
• Vanilla Bean, a baking supply store, is located at 6805 Odana Rd. in Madison WI.