Valentine’s Day Breakfast

Welcome to the 127th Tablescape Thursday!

A few months ago, I came across flavored chocolate “coffee spoons” at Marshalls. The flavors are: Hazelnut, Mocha, Mint, Irish Cream, French Vanilla and Amaretto. On a trip to Trader Joes I decided to try their gingerbread.

Heart Platter for Valentine's Day

Do these not sound like the perfect winter “comfort” foods? They also sound like the perfect ingredients for a Valentine’s Day breakfast.

As you can see, someone decided to skip breakfast and sleep in this morning…

China is vintage International, pattern is Glenwood. I found most of it while antiquing and filled in with what I needed from eBay.

Valentine's Day Breakfast

The last time I made these little heart shaped cakes for valentine’s Day, I just sprinkled them with powdered sugar and filled them with raspberry preserves.

Heart shaped cakes for Valentine's Day

Heart shaped cakes for Valentine's Day

This time I filled the center of these little heart-shaped cakes with icing that I made and tinted pink.

Heart shaped cakes for Valentine's Day

My sweet son gave me a beautiful orchid for my recent birthday and it worked beautifully in this Valentine’s Day breakfast.

Valentine's Day Breakfast

 Love these chocolate coffee spoons for flavoring coffee.

Chocolate Spoons to Flavor Coffee

Hope you enjoyed this Valentine’s Day breakfast.

Valentine's Day Breakfast

Looking forward to seeing your beautiful tablescapes!
Valentine's Breakfast

China: Vintage International, Pattern is Glenwood, Found antiquing & on eBay
Flatware: Towle, King Richard
Domed Server: HomeGoods
Silverplate Candlesticks: Found antiquing
Candles provided by Colonial Candle
Orchid: Birthday gift from my son

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  1. Jacqueline says

    I just adore breakfast in the bedroom. What a great idea for Valentine's Day. My husband has been sooooo supportive of my blogging, that he deserves this kind of treatment this year. Great idea, I might just have to do it.

  2. Tricia@The Dull and the Dutiful says

    Susan, I like your idea of what constitutes breakfast! So many pretty and yummy things on the menu! The table looks lovely — so romantic with the lace and pink!

  3. Hi Susan,
    I enjoyed your Valentines tablescape very much!
    Thank you for hosting,

  4. Wow, how very pretty, pink and valentiney 😉 I'm so glad you used your birthday orchid. Your dishes are perfect and the candlelight is beautiful! Your bedroom is so lovely.


  5. Love your dinnerware, Susan, and the little cakes are adorable!
    Blessings, Beth

  6. Beautiful breakfast in your bedroom. I just love your chandelier in your bedroom. The gingerbread looks wonderful too.

  7. Susan, looks like a wonderful retreat for a cozy and tasty breakfast. The little cakes look pretty, and because they are gingerbread I'm really going to enjoy one of these.
    Happy Belated Birthday! I just celebrated one last week. ~ Sarah

  8. The Tablescaper says

    What a lovely breakfast. Love how you changed the heart cakes. They were great the first time and wonderful this time too.

    Thanks for hosting.

    – The Tablescaper

  9. The Quintessential Magpie says

    Susan, what a darling tablescape! I just love it! And those cakes are precious.

    Love your orchid, too, and I want you wish you a very Happy Birthday!

    Your kitty is the cutest.

    Happy Tablescape Thursday. I did an un-birthday this week, but I guess I need to change that to wish you a happy one!


    Sheila 🙂

  10. Susan (My Place to Yours) says

    Such a pretty tablescape "tucked into" your bedroom. Looks yummy, too! Stop by and enter my celebration (100+ followers) giveaway if you get a chance.

  11. lulumusing says

    I hope the lovely cakes keep until Valentine's! It would be a shame for someone to miss out on them. (:

  12. Cindy (Applestone Cottage) says

    Hi Susan,
    What a beautiful setting!
    I love the china,so perfect for Valentine's day.
    And the little cake hearts and the beautiful flowers add such a charming touch!

  13. Mid-Atlantic Martha says

    Susan — what a lovely romantic breakfast setting — looks beautiful! I'm off to visit tables!

  14. laurie @ bargain hunting says

    Susan, that's my kind of breakfast! Sweets and pretties mixed together in a beautiful bedrom setting. Your little cakes look so pretty, and that china pattern is the perfect V'tine breakfast china. Max looks beautiful too. Thanks for continuing to host TT. laurie

  15. I always love seeing this china, and it's a perfect choice for that beautiful room. Beautiful!!

  16. Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) says

    Ooh la la Susan! A very romantic way to start the day! And Max is the perfect prop for this setting. I think I have the same cake pan–Wilton, with all the hearts on one pan? I have quite a bit of trouble getting them out in one clean piece like you do! Happy Birthday. Your son chose a beautiful gift. Linda

  17. it looks gorgeous!

  18. On Crooked Creek says

    What a romantic tablescape! Your china pattern is gorgeous! I'd prefer the raspberrry filling, if you please, but then I might want to try the pink icing, as well!
    Max is way too relaxed. . .Maurice would have been seated opposite your chair waiting to have her photo taken! HA!
    Enjoy your table set for two!

  19. Your tablescape is so adorable and so pretty, Susan. The heart cakes are darling. Thanks for hosting!…Christine

  20. Lovely little cakes!! The kitty has the right idea on a cold day….

  21. Glenda/MidSouth says

    I am not a breakfast person, but think I could handle that beautiful setting and tasty treats. Everything is beautiful, including the sleeping kitty. 🙂
    If you like toile stop by as I am having a giveaway.

  22. says

    Oh beautiful and romantic!!!

  23. The White Farmhouse says

    Happy Belated Birthday! Love the tablescape. Those cakes are the cutest!

  24. Oh, Susan…I love this beautiful post. It is one of the warmest and most real and I love every single thing about it.
    Your breakfast table, with the beautiful hearts, for two, is so so pretty. LOVE IT !!

  25. OOO, and meant to add that I found these sweet cho. spoons at MAXX just before Christmas and got some for a grandsoon and my son..great in their stockings. 🙂

  26. This is such a romantic setting. How pretty. Inspires me to do something other than toast. Thanks.

  27. That sounds like a great idea! Those heart cakes are so delish looking!

  28. What a wonderfully romantic idea this is for Valentine's day! Just beautiful…

  29. Donna@Conghaile Cottage says

    Oh Susan, this is So Sweet. AND LOVE Kitty snoozing away while you are taking your pictures…"Too Cute"!
    Hugs, Donna

  30. You have created a wonderful and cozy scene… As much as I love all the beauty that IS your home, your tablescapes, and your charm… the thing that brings me to covet… is your cat. He's so beautiful…

  31. Hi Susan,

    What a charming, romantic, and inviting table for two! Candlelight and chocolate — two of my very favorite things … pure indulgence!

    I hope you had a very happy birthday! The orchid from your thoughtful son is truly beautiful — a fitting tribute to his devoted, talented, wonderful mom.

    The cakes look delicious! I just re-visited your hunt-themed table for two by the fire in the "library" yesterday (one of my favorites of all you've done). Are these are the same chairs and tablecloth/coverlet? Absolutely gorgeous!

    Your creative energy is such an inspiration to us all. Thank you for your gracious hospitality.

    Kindest regards,

  32. martinealison says

    J'aime ce romantisme que vous avez crée autour de cet Saint Valentin…
    J'ai aperçu aussi un chat très malheureux!… il devait rêver à sa Valentine…

  33. SavannahGranny says

    So beautiful, I just love the little heart cakes. Irish Cream is my favorite flavoring for coffee. Beautiful tablescape. Thanks for all you do. Hugs, Ginger

  34. Dining Delight says

    Happy Belated Birthday! What a great idea to celebrate V's day with breakie in the bedroom…and what a delicious one you've prepared! Looks very cozy and inviting!


  35. aionaccount says

    My what a romantic tablescape that could ever be seen first thing in the morning. Its like love has captured every space in the room. Charming.

  36. Luncheons at the Junction says

    I remember these little cakes from last year and promised I would make them this Valentines Day for my DH. Thanks for reminding me! Your bedroom looks so restful and a perfect setting for two. Enjoy. Thanks for hosting!

  37. The heart-shaped cakes are adorable – love the ones with pink best. And that mercury glass heart is wonderful!

  38. Mel's Cabin says

    Your Linky thing didn't work for Mel's Cabin Romance…sorry no picture for ya!

  39. Susan…

    This table is so beautiful and very romantic. My favorite thing is always your gorgeous sterling! Your cakes look wonderful and I'm sure are delicious!!

    I am certainly familiar with that sleeping beauty on your bed…we have three and they all have perfected the art of sleeping, but I guess that's just what cats do!!!

  40. So lovely!!! Went back to look at your 2009 post….wondering if those cake pans at Michael's also come with a recipe for the cake from Wilton….would be a plus!
    Thank you for sharing your delectable ideas!

  41. Hello Susan,
    Happy Belated Birthday!
    The heart-shaped cakes are darling.
    What a great idea for Valentine's Day. And I love your cute fluffy cat.

  42. Love your beautiful bedroom. I have the same plaid fabric on my headboard. Love the colors.

  43. Your tablescape is just amazingly charmin' girl but this Ozark Farm Chick is quite taken with your bedding!!! Girl your bed is just gorgeous!!! Just sayin…..

    From the happy hills and hollers of the Missouri Ponderosa, ya'll have a wonderfully blessed day now…ya hear!!! :o)

  44. Sorry, but you made that whole scene just so beautiful and inviting that you might have some strangers come knocking! It's so, so lovely.

  45. Pattie @ Olla-Podrida says

    Well, if this doesn't make me want to say "Awwww…" I don't know what does. How completely and totally romantic! I LOVE those little heart-shaped pastries. I think a new pan is in my future.

  46. What a romantic setting! I love the orchid from ds and the treats look delicious!

  47. Pam @ Our Adventures in Home Improvement says

    I absolutely love this tablescape! Everything looks so inviting. I also love that you incorporated the orchid from your son in it. BEAUTIFUL!

  48. Happy Cottage Quilter says

    What a beautifully romantic table scape. And what a sweet son to gift you with such a beautiful flower. It's perfect for the Valentine's breakfast table.


  49. Richie's 2ts Inspires says

    TY for giving me an inspiration. The American style. Now, I have some hints how my ideas, my 3 world combine together. Filipino-Swedish-American style, not bad, huh?

    Happy TS…

    Greetings from a freezing Stockholm,

  50. How lovely and cozy, Susan!


    Lovely! I wish my room were big enough to host once in a while breakfast tables. Your room and table look so cozy. Glad to see you're doing wonders with the orchid.

  52. Designs By Pinky says

    HI Susan, your setting is perfect, romantic and lovely! Those cakes look so yummy! These look like they are chocolate….MMMNNNN! I am trying to get myself organized and back to tablescaping. My brain just isn't working right now….I promise I will be back!!!! XO, Pinky

  53. everything's perfect for the occasion… i love it susan!

  54. Happy birthday Susan!

    This is pure Valentines magic!..,

    I love every exquisite detail from the new version of your sweet Valentine hearts, to the chandelier, the place settings, the silver heart, the bed and ensemble, the chandelier, yummy chocolate, candlelight and the lovely orchid from your thoughtful son..,

    Oh my! ~ Really the whole tablescape and your prettiest of bedrooms is utterly charming!

    Thanks so much for hosting once again Susan.

    Cheers and hugs from Wanda Lee

  55. Chari at Happy To Design says

    Hi Susan…

    My friend, it would be such a treat to have breakfast in that beautiful bedroom anytime! You know that I just adore your bedroom! Well my dear, you set the prettiest breakfast table ever…so soft and romantic too! Ohh my…your pink orchids are just gorgeous…how sweet of your son! I'm sorry that I missed your birthday, dear friend! My apologies! I hope that you had a fabulous one! Happy belated Birthday!

    I love the little heart cakes that you make! When I seen the raspberry filling hearts…I swooned! Raspberry is my favorite flavor and fruit! But I must admit the pretty pink frosted hearts look scrumptious as well! Ohhh…and please same the amaretto flavored chocolate spoon for me…my fav!!! Thank you for sharing this lovely breakfast table with us, my friend…this was such a treat! Also..thank you for hosting TT!

    Warmest wishes,

  56. oops. I'm so sorry, I accidentally added my anthropologie DIY on your tablescape party. I deleted it, hope it didn't cause too much trouble! what a great idea of a link up party you have! 🙂

  57. Lakeland Jo says

    stunning and inspirational- love it

  58. Happy belated birthday Susan! Boy those little cakes are pretty. I love anything heart shaped and edible ;o) A breakfast tablescape is the perfect way to start the day!

  59. The Decorative Dreamer says

    Ahh! This is so gorgeous and romantic! I love it!

  60. Catlyn Berry (Cizz) says

    Gorgeous! everything looks so romantic and cozy!


  61. What a lovely Valentines Day breakfast. Beautiful orchid! Happy Belated Birthday.

  62. Gorgeous, romantic and sweet! I'd love those cakes I know!! Happy pink week and Happy Birthday!

  63. It all looks so pretty and romantic, Susan. Will you do this again for Valentine's Day?

    Happy Pink Saturday – and happy belated birthday.♥

  64. Villa Maire says

    Thank you for posting your lovely
    home. You are a source of inspiration ! Your pink antique china is just lovely ! I love your heart shaped cakes…is the pan available to purchase ? If so where?

  65. Villa Maire says

    Thank you for posting your lovely
    home. You are a source of inspiration ! Your pink antique china is just lovely ! I love your heart shaped cakes…is the pan available to purchase ? If so where?

  66. Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) says

    Villa Maire…thanks! Yes, that pan is made by Wilton and I've seen it for sale in Michaels. I think I've seen it at Wal-mart, too. Hope you find it. 🙂

  67. My hubby is a Valentine baby, so I think this would be a great way to serve breakfast on his special day. LoVe your table scape !
    Happy Valentines Day!
    Hugs Marg.

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