February 10, 2014

Valentine's Red Velvet Cake Batter Dip

 It's true I am in LOVE with Valentine's Week! I am a hopeless romantic and all things sweet and lovey dovey make me happy (and yes pink is my favorite color)! I really enjoy baking heart shaped sweets every year and attending Valentine's parties especially now that I can share in the fun with my daughter Ava! 
This year we are attending a Valentine's themed luncheon I am planning with our FRG and a Ava's music class is having a Valentine's exchange! I decided to make this Valentine's Red Velvet Cake Batter Dip for the luncheon dessert table. Truly I wanted something easy and portable but also sweet and delicious that everyone would love and I found just that with this recipe. Better yet, it's a healthier version using fat free Greek yogurt instead of cream cheese and whipped topping.
I had leftover shortbread dough from my Valentine Cranberry Sandwich Cookies that I had frozen a few weeks ago and using my cookie stamp and heart shaped cookie cutters and red sugar sprinkles I made the perfect dipping cookies to go with this dip. I also like to serve with fruit and vanilla wafers.
Happy Valentine's Day!

Check out the recipe video here. 
My sweet Ava, 15 months. Valentine's week 2014.



Ingredients: 

Makes approx 2 1/2 cups
  • 2 cups Vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 cups dry Red Velvet cake mix
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • Valentine's sprinkles
  • cookies and fruit, for dipping

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, mix Greek yogurt, cake mix and powdered sugar.
  2. Top with colorful sprinkles.
  3. Place in serving bowl and enjoy with cookies or cut fruit!
I served mine with my favorite shortbread cookies in Valentine's shapes with red sugar sprinkles!

 
Valentine's treats don't get much easier than this! 
Three ingredients mixed together make a delicious dessert dip!
Mix 2/3 cup cake mix, 2 cups Vanilla Greek yogurt, and 3 tbsp powdered sugar in a medium bowl.
Make sure to stir well from the bottom and break up any bits of dry cake mix.
I just love that gorgeous red color!
My fun new "Made With Love" cookie stamp from World Market.
I used frozen leftover dough I had made for my Valentine's Cranberry Sandwich Cookies
so I rolled it out and used my cookie stamp and heart shaped cookie cutters to make small cookie dippers!
Homemade cookies or powdered store bought- they are all delicious dipped in this sweet treat! 
Valentine's Red Velvet Cake Batter Dip is a delicious treat for your friends, sweetheart, or kids this Valentine's week! 
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2 comments:

  1. Lovely blog! I love to bake, but I haven't had much time. I think I'll peruse around a while and drool a bit.

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  2. We make something similar at our house...but yours looks amazing! I'll have to give it a try!

    Marlene
    PicCell Wireless

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