Push your love to new limits with these adorable Love Potion Valentine's Sweets! Made using push pop containers, these Valentine's Day treats feature pink and red cake topped with icing and a LOVE candy cake topper. A great way to show your kids and friends how much you love them, these Valentine treats taste just as good as they look...and they make great snacks for when the kids get home from school. A quick and easy treat that will bring smiles to everyone's face, these Love Potion Valentine's Sweets are sure to become family favorites!
Make candy toppers. Melt white Candy
Melts candy according to package directions.
Use garden candy color set to tint 6 oz.
melted white candy light pink and 3 oz. dark
pink. Use primary candy color set to tint 1/2 oz.
melted white candy red. Leave 2 1/2 oz. white.
Use melted candy in cut parchment bags
to pipe dark pink letters, white background
and red hearts in love pretzel mold. Chill
until firm, 3 to 5 minutes. Fill remainder of
mold halfway with melted light pink candy.
Position lollipop stick. Chill until firm, 10 to
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Make cakes. Prepare one sponge cake
recipe following recipe directions. Use icing
color to tint light rose. Bake and cool in 12 in.
x 18 in. x 1 in. jelly roll pan. Use knife to trim
o any crisp edges. Roll cake In parchment
paper until cool, then unroll. Cut rectangles,
2 3/4 in. wide x 4 1/4 in. long. Use largest heart
Cut-Outs fondant cutter to cut heart from
center of rectangle. Keep cake covered with
plastic wrap until ready to assemble.
Prepare second sponge cake recipe; divide
in half. Use icing colors to tint one half
dark rose and one half no-taste red. Bake
and cool separately in 10.5 in. x 15.5 in. x
1 in. jelly roll pans. Roll cake in parchment
paper until cool, then unroll. On red cake,
use heart Cut-Outs to cut out one large and one small heart for each treat. Use medium
Cut-Out to cut heart shape from center of
large heart. On dark rose cake, use medium
Cut-Out to cut one heart for each treat. Use
smallest Cut-Out to cut heart shape from
center of medium heart.
Assemble treat pops. Place large red
heart in open area of light rose rectangle.
Place medium dark rose and small red
heart inside large heart. Roll up cake and
insert in treat pop. Prepare buttercream
icing following recipe directions. Use tip 12
and icing to fi ll open center area to top. Use
tip 12 and icing to cover top with a swirl.
Insert candy topper.