Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentines Day Treats

Courtney Carpenter, Co-Editor

These two recipes go hand-in-hand perfectly for an easy treat while celebrating  Valentine’s Day at home.

Red Velvet Cake In a Mug


6 tbsp milk

-1 tsp white vinegar

-1/2 cup flour

-1/4 cup granulated sugar

-2 tsp cocoa powder

-1/2 tsp baking powder

-1/4 tsp salt

-3 tbsp vegetable oil

-10 drops red food coloring

-1/4 cup mini chocolate chips

-1 tbsp cream cheese

-Powdered sugar, for serving



1) In a large mug, whisk together the milk, vinegar, flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, vegetable oil, and red food coloring. Mix in the mini chocolate chips. Add a dollop of cream cheese in the middle of the batter, and push it down so it’s submerged completely.

2) Microwave on high for 5 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

3) Garnish with powdered sugar and sprinkles. Enjoy immediately.

Recipe derived from


Shirley Temple


-Pop Rocks

-4 tbsp grenadine syrup

-1 can of ginger ale

-1 maraschino cherry


1) Rim your glass with pink or red Pop Rocks.

2) Add 4 Tbsp grenadine syrup to 16 ounces ginger ale in a separate bowl.

3) Mix evenly, and pour into your glass.

4) Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

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