It wouldn’t be a Galentine’s party without a charcuterie board, and this dessert board is one of the most simple creations to assemble. Head to your local grocery store to purchase festive bites such as heart-shaped chocolate-covered pretzels, Valentine candies and some pink and red fruits to assemble, and serve your dessert-themed charcuterie board following your classic meat and cheese board for a lovely shareable dessert option.
2. Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Bouquet
If you really want to wow your gals, this pink chocolate-covered strawberry rose bouquet is both yummy and elegant. You may think this creation is for professionals, but it’s actually way easier than it seems. You can either head to the craft store, Walmart or Target to purchase light pink melting chocolates for the strawberries. After securing the strawberries to lollipop sticks, simply dip them in the melted chocolate and let them dry completely. Lastly, fill a piping bag with the same color chocolate to create the drizzle effect. Pair with a bouquet of pink roses and you’re good to go!
3. Brunch Board
If your Galentine’s gathering falls around brunch time, you will love this brunch board berry much. The key to creating this board is to have a heart-shaped waffle maker, which is only $9.99 at Target! Once your waffles are done, assemble them in the center of your board and garnish with fresh berries, jam and syrup for a lovely breakfast option.
4. Strawberry Scones
Speaking of brunchin’, these strawberry scones can be served as breakfast, brunch or dessert. Scones may seem challenging to make successfully, but this recipe actually breaks down how simple it is. Don’t forget to add a layer of homemade glaze to create a subtly sweet creation to serve at your Galentine’s party.
5. Mini Fruit Tarts
These mini fruit tarts are for the perfectionists out there who really like to impress with their baking skills. The best part about this recipe is you can opt to put any fruit of your choice on top of the filling and can add all pink and red fruits to really hype up the Valentine’s theme. The creator of this recipe, however, opted for kiwi, blueberries and raspberries for color variety, which looks gorg, too.
6. Thumbprint Cookies
These heart-shaped thumbprint cookies are darling, and you don’t need a heart-shaped cookie cutter to create the jam heart in the center. All you need is your thumbs to form the heart indentations before spooning your jam into the dough. You can use any store-bought strawberry or raspberry jam of your choice, or make your own jam if you’re really feeling fancy.
7. Cake Pops
The classic pink Starbucks cake pops have a cult following, and these are a pretty good replica you can recreate for your Galentine’s gathering. Many people think making cake pops is a pastry chef-level task, however, all it takes is making a sheet cake and crumbling it with frosting in order to create the circular cake balls to dip in melted chocolate. Make sure you invest in some sturdy lollipop sticks to ensure your cake pops stay standing!