Heart-shaped cinnamon rolls
Lure your kiddos out of bed with the sweet smell of cinnamon rolls, but with a Valentine's Day breakfast twist!
- One canister of refrigerated cinnamon rolls
- Cinnamon roll icing
- Remove the refrigerated cinnamon roll dough from the canister and unroll. Set the icing aside.
- Take one end of the dough rope in each hand and start tucking and rolling it in towards each other until they meet in the middle.
- Pinch the unrolled bottom portion of the dough to form the point of the heart.
- Bake according to the package directions and top with icing when completely baked but still warm and serve!
Heart-shaped hardboiled egg
When you whip up breakfast on Valentine's Day for your kids, boring old eggs won't do. With a little preparation originally inspired by www.annathered.com, you can create a unique morning meal that will tickle your youngsters pink!
- Hardboiled egg
- Stiff paper plate
- Two rubber bands
- Chopstick or skewer
- Peel warm hardboiled eggs completely and discard shell.
- Cut your paper plate double the width as the height of your egg. Bend lengthwise.
- Place the hardboiled egg in the middle of the plate and press chopstick gently down the center of the top of the egg.
- Wrap rubber bands around each end of the chopstick and paper plate to create the top crease of your heart down the middle of your egg.
- Place in fridge for at least 10 minutes.
- Remove egg from your contraption, slice and serve heart-shaped eggs to launch a chorus of ooohs and aaaahhs!
Valentine fruit slices
Even those youngsters who usually resist the healthy stuff, will gobble up these heart-shaped fruits faster than you can say Cupid!
- Fresh melon of any kind
- Fresh apple slices
- Fresh orange slices
- Heart-shaped cookie cutter
- Slice the fruit wide enough to accommodate your cookie cutter.
- Using your cookie cutter, slice Valentine's breakfast-worthy shapes from your fruit slices.
- Alternate heart-shaped slices of fruit on the skewer and serve! You can even pair with yogurt and Valentine's Day sprinkles for kiddos who need a little extra coaxing.
Cake batter valentine pancakes for kids
Using allParenting's cake batter pancakes recipe and some Valentine's Day sprinkles, you can turn your kids' Valentine's breakfast into a meal worth waking up for!
- Ingredients from cake batter pancakes recipe
- Valentine's Day sprinkles
- Whipped cream
- Red food coloring (optional)
- Follow the directions in the cake batter pancakes recipe, substituting birthday sprinkles with heart-shaped sprinkles.
- When mixing the glaze, add one drop of the red food coloring to the mix to blend up a pink-tinged nod to Valentine's Day.
- Top with whipped cream, more Valentine's Day sprinkles and serve!