3 DIY Edible Bouquets to Give This Valentine's Day

Looking for an alternative to the typical floral bouquet this Valentine's Day? Surprise your sweetie with an edible bouquet instead! From salty to sweet, we've got an arrangement for every appetite.

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#1 Bacon Bouquet

Are flowers not your S.O.'s thing? Skip the traditional floral bouquet this Valentine's Day and give this arrangement of bacon roses stuffed with goat cheese and dates.

What you'll need: a pack of bacon (about 12 slices), dates, crumbled goat cheese, toothpicks, a bouquet of artificial roses, kraft paper, tape and ribbon.

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#2 Cupcake Bouquet

Make someone's day with a beautiful arrangement of cupcake roses in a terra-cotta pot. It's easier to make than you might think!

What you'll need: 16-18 cupcakes, a terra-cotta pot, a foam ball, toothpicks, frosting, piping bags, closed-star piping tips, assorted greenery and extra cupcake liners (optional).

#3 Cheese Board Bouquet

For the cheese lover in your life, turn their favorite cheese board ingredients into a brie-utiful (get it?) arrangement.

What you'll need: two or three types of cheese, fresh or dried fruits and veggies (such as olives, grapes and apricots), crusty bread (such as baguette), assorted crackers, rosemary, wooden skewers, a vase and parchment paper.


Photo credit: Sarah Busby

Content Credit: Shannon Petrie, managing editor at HGTV.com

For the complete blog and step by step instructions for each of these delectable creations, visit: https://www.hgtv.com/design/make-and-celebrate/entertaining/3-diy-edible-bouquets-pictures