Totally Original, DIY Heart-Shaped Food

Serve a little love this Valentine's Day with bacon, potatoes, cake, and other food in the shape of you-know-whats.

View as Slideshow

Bacon Hearts

Why didn't we think of this: shape bacon into hearts before baking, and they'll hold their form from oven to plate.

Inspired by The Paper Mama >>

Roasted Potato Hearts

Roasted Potato
Everyday potatoes go cute with this simple recipe. Make a whole batch of hearts, or just add a few to a side dish of regular cubed spuds.

Get the recipe at Hanielas >>

Pepperoni Hearts

Cut out tiny little hearts with a cookie cutter or scissors, and even pizza gets romantic! Alternate plan: call your local pizzeria and ask if you can order a whole pie shaped like a heart.

Get the recipe at One Charming Party >>

Content continues below ad

Oreo Hearts

Start with store-bought Oreo Cakesters, add a cookie cutter, and you have heart magic.

Get the recipe at>>

Heart Cinnamon Rolls

Heart Cinnamon
Take a moment to twist regular cinnamon roll dough into Cupid's treat.

Get the recipe at Poppies At Play >>

Surprise Heart Cake

Surprise Heart
Don't show all your hearts at once—save one for a dramatic finale when you slice into this gorgeous, showstopper cake.

Get the recipe at I Am Baker >>

Content continues below ad

Eggs in a Heart

Eggs in a
Here's a fun take on 'Toad in a Hole' eggs and toast—simply use a heart-shaped cookie cutter or a knife to make the egg's holiday-themed hole.

Get the recipe at Food 4 Tots >>

Heart Pancakes

Give pancakes a double dose of Valentine's flair: red velvet cake flavor plus pretty heart shapes.

Get the recipe at Recipe Girl >>

Strawberry Heart Cupcake

Strawberry Heart
A single strawberry finds its true calling as a heart topper.

Get the recipe at  A Party Style>>

Content continues below ad

Heart Fairy Bread

Heart Fairy
This sprinkle-topped treat from Australia is known as "Fairy Bread" and becomes a Valentine's Day surprise with a see-through heart window.

Get the recipe at Paper and Cloth >>

Heart Marshmallows

Turn an afternoon cup of hot chocolate into a Valentine's treat with homemade vanilla marshmallows.

Get the recipe at Baked Bree >>

Conversation Heart Cheesecakes

Conversation Heart
These individually-sized cakes take some time to make, but the result is total wow.

Get the recipe at Hungry Happenings >>

Become more interesting every week!

Get our Read Up newsletter

how we use your e-mail
We will use your email address to send you this newsletter. For more information please read our privacy policy.

Funny Jokes

Some people like to travel by train because 
it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of 
an airplane.

Dennis Miller

Funny Jokes

I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”

Kevin Nealon

Funny Jokes

“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” 
—Everyone following you on Instagram


Funny Jokes

A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.

Comedian Greg Davies

Funny Jokes

Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.


Funny Jokes

Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.


Funny Jokes

My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me 
everything you know.”


Funny Jokes

“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” 

@yoyoha (Josh Hara)

Funny Jokes

My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.

—Jerry Seinfeld

Funny Jokes

Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?

A: A mechanic.