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The Perfect Valentine’s Day Desserts
The Perfect Valentine’s Day Desserts
February 14, 2017 • Posted by Jessica Pontoriero

Romance is in the air; it’s Valentine’s Day! Did you know that this holiday has Roman origins? Today, we celebrate by spending time with our loved ones and giving delicious treats. But how can you make this day even more special? Skip the store-bought sweets and make your own straight from the heart. Whether cookies, cakes, or brownies, everyone loves a homemade dish.

Cakes

With so many flavors, there is a cake for everyone! Dive into these mouthwatering cake recipes:

Chocolate Cherry Upside Down Cake Chocolate and cherries are simply a classic combination. A decadent cocoa batter tops cherries baked in brown sugar. All that’s left to do is enjoy!

Dark Chocolate Wine Cake Add wine to a chocolatey cake for an out of this world treat! You can even make heart shaped cakes with our festive mini baking pans.

Red Velvet Cupcakes Red is the color of love, and so are these amazing red velvet cupcakes. Top them with fresh cream cheese frosting and shave white chocolate into curls for a dramatic, decorative touch.

Mini Raspberry-Swirled Cheesecakes Cheese cake is definitely great all on its own. But when you add a luscious raspberry sauce and Oreo crust to the mix, it brings the cake to a whole new level! Trust us, they are the perfect little bites of heaven.  

 

Fondue

Dip anything you like, from pretzels to fruit to marshmallows....and so much more! Our Fondue Pot and sweet recipes will brighten your day even more:

Chocolate Hazelnut Fondue So easy and fun! Simply heat heavy cream and mix in chocolate. Make sure to top it off with chopped hazelnuts for some extra pizzazz.

White Chocolate Apricot Fondue White chocolate and fruity apricots make your fondue dreams come true! The pureed apricots add a pop of color and fill the air with an enticing aroma.

Chocolate Mint Fondue Minty and chocolatey goodness!  Combine chocolate, heavy cream, half and half, crème de cacao and menthe and you are ready to serve! Be careful, you might want to eat it all!

Chocolate Bourbon Fondue Chocolate, espresso and bourbon, make this fondue recipe anything but boring!

 

Truffles and Brownies

It’s not Valentine’s Day without a little chocolate! These truffle and brownie recipes will make you swoon:

Chocolate Mousse and Almond Brownies These are not your ordinary brownies, they are turned up a notch! Semi-sweet chocolate chips and nutty almonds make this recipe even more rich and packed with flavor.

Chocolate Chip Brownie Pie What’s better than brownies? Brownie pie of course! Crunchy pecans or walnuts make this fudgy brownie pie even more irrespirable….and it only needs 25 minutes to bake!  This means less waiting and more eating.

Oreo Truffles This recipe only has 4 ingredients and is so easy to make! Once formed and coated with chocolate, you can decorate with red sprinkles or even place them on sticks for fun Oreo truffle pops!

Coffee Liqueur-Flavored Truffles This recipe is for the coffee lovers out there! Coffee and chocolate are a seriously perfect match!

 

Cookies

Cookies have and always will be a favorited dessert! Mix up one (or all) of our incredible cookie recipes:

Ice Cream Sandwich Cookie Espresso and chocolate chip cookies are even better when ice cream is sandwiched in-between! Simply prepare the cookies and let them cool. When ready to eat, scoop on the ice cream and enjoy! You can even prepare the sandwiches ahead of time and store in the freezer until ready to serve.

Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies Everyone loves a classic chocolate chip cookie, and these have double the flavor! These cookies only need 10 minutes to bake and will melt your hearts with their perfection.

Citrus Sugar Cookies Loaded with lemon, lime, and orangey flavor. Not only are they absolutely delicious and take 10-12 minutes to bake, they will fill your home with an amazing citrusy aroma. 

Sweet Vanilla Butter Cookies These vanilla cookies are soft and delicate. Mix in red and white sprinkles for a more festive touch!

 

May your Valentine’s Day be filled with sweetness, love, and happiness! 

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