25 Sweet Valentine’s Day Recipes

Recipe By Tessa Arias
February 6th, 2020

25 Sweet Valentine’s Day Recipes from breakfast to cookies, cake, cupcakes, candy, souffle, chocolate, raspberry, strawberry cheesecake, and more! Easy and make-ahead recipes included.

Valentine’s Day Breakfast Recipes

25 Sweet Valentine's Day Recipes

1. How to Make Crepes

How to make deliciously thin, buttery, and easy crepes inspired by Paris, France right at home. The flavor and filling options are endless! Can be made ahead of time.

2. How to Make Belgian Liege Waffles

How to Make Belgian Liege Waffles – the BEST waffles ever! Includes a step-by-step video and tons of recipe tips so your waffles turn out perfect. Top them with fruit, Nutella, and whipped cream or ice cream for a truly outrageous breakfast or dessert!

3. Chocolate Fudge Waffles

Fudge Waffles are the ultimate dessert for breakfast loaded with rich chocolate flavor and topped with ice cream and fudge chocolate sauce! You’re going to LOVE these!

4. Gooey Chocolate Rolls

Gooey Chocolate Rolls are what happens when you take fluffy cinnamon buns and fill them with an ooey chocolate filling then top them with a rich cocoa icing. Absolute chocolate decadence!

Cakes & Cupcakes

25 Sweet Valentine's Day Recipes

5. Valentine’s Day Cake

This impressive Valentine’s Day Cake with chocolate cake and strawberry buttercream looks like something from a gourmet bakery, but is totally doable at home!

6. Chocolate Lava Cakes

Chocolate Lava Cakes are ultra right, decadent, and gourmet but surprisingly simple! Make them for Valentine’s Day this year, just follow the video to see how they’re made. Can be made ahead of time!

7. Chocolate Blackout Cupcakes

Chocolate Blackout Cupcakes feature a dark chocolate cupcake filled with chocolate ganache and topped with a rich dark chocolate buttercream. For serious chocolate lovers only!!

8. Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes feature a perfect chocolate cupcake stuffed with Nutella and topped with a delightful raspberry buttercream.

9. Easy Chocolate Cupcake Decorating

A full step-by-step video tutorial showing you how to make beautiful, elegant, and gourmet chocolate cupcake toppers with NO special equipment or skill required. Free tracing template too!

10. Best Chocolate Cake

This Best Chocolate Cake recipe makes for the most flavorful, moist, and tender chocolate cake you’ve ever tasted! Everyone LOVES it and you don’t even need a mixer to make the batter.

11. Strawberry Bundt Cake

This light, fluffy, and flavorful Strawberry Bundt Cake is made with a fresh strawberry puree and absolutely no artificial colors or flavors! It’s the perfect easy yet crowd-pleasing spring or summer cake.

12. Nutella Cake

This decadent Nutella Cake features four layers of moist and tender Nutella chocolate cake with a generous helping of luscious Nutella buttercream.

Favorite Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes

13. Chocolate Souffles for Two

Rich yet light Chocolate Soufflés for Two are the perfect romantic Valentine’s Day dessert! Recipe can be made ahead of time.

14. Chocolate Eclairs

Make bakery-quality Chocolate Eclairs at home with this recipe. The airy pastry shells, rich pastry cream filling, and thick chocolate glaze are HEAVENLY.

15. Cookie Dough Hearts

These adorable no-bake chocolate covered Cookie Dough Hearts are the perfect homemade chocolate treat for Valentine’s Day, no chocolate tempering or candy melts required!

16. Lava Brownies

Lava Brownies are ultimate chocolate decadence and one of my all-time favorite desserts. Rich, chewy, gooey, and luscious with tons of chocolate flavor.

17. Chocolate Covered Strawberries

How to Make Chocolate Covered Strawberries with the best tips and tricks! These easy yet gourmet-looking treats are absolutely perfect for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Cookies & Bars

25 Sweet Valentine's Day Recipes

18. Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies are thick and fudgy with just a hint of cocoa flavor.

19. Red Velvet Cut Out Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Cut into hearts for a super festive Valentine’s Day treat!

20. Raspberry Dark Chocolate Blondies

Super quick and easy Raspberry Dark Chocolate Blondies are ultra ooey, gooey, and chewy blonde brownies stuffed with melty dark chocolate and tart raspberries for the perfect simple sweet treat!

21. Raspberry Brownie Recipe

This Raspberry Brownie Recipe is ultra rich and fudgy with gooey chocolate chunks and fresh raspberries studded throughout. Garnished with raspberry powder on top.

Cheesecake Recipes

22. Chocolate Strawberry Mini Cheesecakes

Chocolate Strawberry Mini Cheesecakes are perfectly easy, adorable, and transportable for the perfect Valentine’s Day dessert. Plus they can be made ahead of time!

23. Creme Brulee Cheesecake Bars

These Creme Brulee Cheesecake Bars turn the classic French dessert into something even easier and tastier!

24. Death By Chocolate Cheesecake

Insanely decadent Death by Chocolate Cheesecake features chocolate in FOUR forms: chocolate cookie crust, double chocolate cheesecake filling, with a chocolate ganache topping.

25. Nutella Cheesecake

Nutella Cheesecake is the ultimate decadent dessert with tons of Nutella, a rich and fudgy chocolate ganache, and garnished with Ferrero Rocher candies! It’s CRAZY good!!

25 Sweet Valentine's Day Recipes

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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  1. #
    Floranet — February 13, 2020 at 10:24 pm

    Fabulous information! Thank You!!

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    Andrea Charles — February 28, 2020 at 2:36 am

    Thank you, Tessa, (you are a star) for sharing all the stunning recipes in one post. I’m already excited to prepare a few from this for our upcoming wedding anniversary celebration, followed by mom’s birthday. I’d treat myself to chocolate lava cake and chocolate-filled strawberries every single day without the slightest bit of guilt!

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