By Jessica Gomez and Shannon Seibert
The saying goes that the best way to a person’s heart is through their stomach — and we agree! Take this weekend to satisfy your sweet tooth with some new recipes and fun in the kitchen. With these delicious date ideas, you and your significant other can indulge in sweet treats — and in each other. It’s time to get sweet with one another! Get creative and bake something special. Surprise each other with samples of your favorite desserts and be sure to try them all.
Remember all of those Pinterest recipes you’ve “pinned for later”? Well, now is the time to bust out your best Betty Crocker moves to impress your partner and add a new dimension to your relationship! Here are some yummy weekend date ideas:
If you need a little baking inspiration, you can never go wrong with chocolate: Brownies, cookies, cakes, or any other treat — chocolate is always the answer! You can bring a little extra something to your batch of brownies by putting crumbled Oreo pieces in the batter. You can also bury your honey’s favorite candy bar in the cake batter for a sweet surprise. If you aren’t a fan of chocolate, there are plenty of other sweet options on the web that you can whip up to satisfy that sweet tooth.
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Play with your food: Consider this dating and love advice. Sure, you’ve always been told not to play with your food, but it’s time to bend some rules. After all, we’re adults! Make an assortment of yummy treats and blindfold your bae. Feed them one bite at a time and have them guess which one he’s tasting or even the specific ingredients. If they get it right, then it’s your turn to be blindfolded! If you’re feeling a little adventurous on this weekend date idea, bring out your inner six-year-old and start a classic food fight. Flick a little flour their way, and before you know it, the both of you will resemble the inside of a mixing bowl. If you don’t mind the mess, it’s a fun way to pass the time while waiting for your goodies to bake.
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Decorate your tasty treats: After all, icing is just a step up from Crayons. Write your baby a sweet message on a decorative cake to show them you care. Something as simple as “glad you’re mine” or the traditional “I love you” can make them smile. Afterwards, pair a glass of Sherry with your favorite dessert, and enjoy sweet conversation with each other.
Have any sweet secret recipes? Share with us in the comments below!