The edible bouquets to buy instead of flowers this Valentine's Day

Maisie Bovingdon
·Shopping writer

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Lovers will often turn to the traditional gifts come 14 February, such as a bouquet of flowers, box of chocolates, or sexy lingerie.

While some may gift a single red rose, others may go all out for a dozen red roses.

However, a bouquet doesn’t have to be made of flowers, as there are a vast array of alternative options for this year.

Edible bouquets are a popular alternative to floral arrangements.

If you are buying for someone with a sweet tooth, a chocolate bouquet this Valentine’s Day is a winning buy.

While some may want to go the extra mile with a romantic bouquet that includes chocolate covered strawberries, or donuts with alcohol, which are perfect for the man or woman in your life.

However, some may prefer a healthier alternative, such as a fruit cluster.

But, savoury fans do not have to miss out as there are bouquets filled with crisps, to get the taste buds tingling.

No matter what your flavour preferences are, or budget, there is something for everyone.

Seven best edible bouquets for Valentine’s Day

Classic Strawberry Heaven | £35 from Edible Blooms

When people think of a romantic night in chocolates and strawberries are at the forefront of people’s minds, and this buy ticks all of those boxes.

This affordable edible bouquet is filled with Ferrero Rocher chocolates, chocolate covered strawberries, as well as plain strawberries too.

Donut and Corona Bouquet | £25 from Edible Blooms

There is no better alternative to a bouquet of flowers than a collection of six gourmet doughnuts, decorated with icing and Oreos, and a cold beer to wash it down.

Shoppers will not have to worry about the sweet treats melting, or the temperature of the Corona, as an ice pack will be wrapped around your purchase to keep it cool.

Munch Away Chocolate Bouquet | £20 from The Unique Gift Store

Not sure which chocolate is your partner’s favourite? This will solve the problem.

The Unique Gift Store has covered all grounds with their chocolate filled selection, from Cadbury Crunchie, Twirl, Flake and Diam bars, to a packet of Rolos, Munchies and much more.

Classic Fruity Bouquet | £31 from The Fruit Factory

A healthy alternative to chocolates will be just the ticket for some recipients.

This sweet selection includes pineapple flowers, melon pearls, as well as seedless grapes and zesty oranges.

Personalised Edible Bouquet | £15.95 from Etsy

For those who want a sugar fix, but are not a fan of chocolate, this personalised bouquet is for you.

This cluster of mouthwatering treats includes a huge selection of sweets, from jelly sweets, marshmallows to sour straws, all of which are neatly wrapped for the ideal gift.

Smiths Crisps Snack Bouquet | £23.99 from Amazon

Savoury snacks come in a vast array of flavours, which is why Chocoholic Bouquet’s crisp filled cluster is a must have.

This affordable purchase has every flavour customers could ever wish for from the go-to snack brand Smiths, such as Bacon, Chipsticks and Frazzles.

Edinburgh Gin’s Valentine’s Bouquet | £65 from Edinburgh Gin

Gin lovers will go head-over-heels for this limited edition buy, which combines a bouquet of flowers with a 70cl bottle of botanical gin.

Customers can also pick from a classic bottle of gin or rhubarb and custard flavour instead of the pink gin, although the gift will be available to buy from January 27.