The last couple of years, I’ve found myself outside the circle of Vday festivities, which actually turned out fine since the last several years of my relationship Valentine nightmare stories were scary enough to put Stephen King off.
I discovered a whole new set of people who embrace NOT being embraced on this dreaded day of red and white. I’d bash chocolates and flowers, but I’m not going to lie. I really love getting flowers and chocolate ANY time of the year.
Without further ado, my snarky version of the nostalgic Valentine’s Conversation Hearts in cupcake form.
The cupcakes are a new orange-y blend of my usual cannoli filling. I actually blended in a little marscapone to smooth out the graininess of the ricotta. A little splash of grand marnier (I’m not a big Sambuca fan), and it’s an instant hit!