Thursday, January 28, 2021

Valentines Day Desserts Collection + Video

These Valentines Day desserts will give you ideas of romantic ways to finish your Valentine’s meal. Make your sweetie a homemade sweet treat!

Title text (shown on a tray): Valentines Day Desserts Collection
When it comes to letting someone special know how much you care, nothing says “I love you” more than a home cooked meal, made with love.

Light a few candles and turn on some soft music to set the mood. When the meal is over, brew some espresso or tea, or indulge in a Valentine’s Day cocktail to enjoy with one of these desserts!

Check out the video at the top of this post!

Types of Valentines Day Desserts

  • Chocolate- Rich, chocolaty treats are perfect for this holiday of love. Not only is chocolate delicious, but it also contains natural stimulants and tryptophan. This is part of a natural “feel good” drug in the brain, known as serotonin.

    Although these chemicals do exist in chocolate, the quantity of them really isn’t enough to cause an actual physiological reaction. The thing is, chocolate is sweet, silky and smooth, so it’s likely to fuel a little inner passion.
  • Strawberries- With their festive color and heart shape, strawberries are the perfect choice for a Valentine’s dessert!
When you’re shopping for fresh strawberries, avoid any with dark leaves or mushy spots. If they’re in a plastic container, check the underside for signs of mildew or mold.

To extend their life, wash fresh berries as soon as possible after you get home from the grocery store.

Make a vinegar-water bath with 1 cup of white vinegar and 8 cups of water. Place the berries in the vinegar-water, then gently move them around to help dislodge any dirt and grime. The vinegar will kill any mold spores and bacteria.

You can either pat them dry with paper towels or simply allow them to air dry before storing them in the refrigerator. Use them within 4-5 days for the best flavor and freshness.

Click on the bold link below each image to get the recipe.

Chocolate Dessert Recipes

The chocolate lovers dream! The Best Brownies Ever are chocolaty, fudgy, soft and melt in your mouth delicious. Made with a truckload of chocolate and a sprinkling of coffee you are going to get the most amazing chocolate taste in these brownies with an incredible depth of flavor that you will not forget.

Cake on a fork

This perfect Valentine's treat is an incredibly flavorful cherry chocolate cake recipe with just 5 ingredients that will blow your mind! It is perhaps the easiest and tastiest cake ever.

chocolate cake on a plate

Moist and rich, this dense cocoa cake has silky chocolate frosting and chocolate chips for a double chocolate delight!

To create the ultimate chocolate Valentines Day dessert,, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream or some homemade whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup!

chocolate cake on a plate with ice cream

This dessert takes the words rich and indulgent to a whole new level! With twice the amount of cocoa powder, this a chocolate lover’s dream dessert. A layer of fudgy frosting on top seals the deal.

chocolate pie on a white plate

If you don’t consider yourself a good baker, this is the perfect dessert for you! 3 amazing chocolatey layers will rock your world. It all starts with a chocolate cookie crust, that is topped by a glorious chocolate filling and a homemade chocolate ganache.

biscotti stacked on a tray

If you’re looking for a lighter dessert, crunchy biscotti made with chocolate and coffee is the perfect solution! Not only that, but biscotti is super easy to make, and it is a beautiful food gift wrapped in cellophane and curly ribbons!

Dessert Recipes with Strawberries

strawberry ice box cake

This is another one of our fantastic no bake Valentine's Day desserts. With layers of juicy strawberries, fluffy whipped cream, and crushed graham crackers, it’s a light, slightly sweet, dreamy cake!

strawberry cupcake

Glorious brownie cupcakes topped with luscious strawberry buttercream frosting and a finish of chocolate-dipped strawberries. These cupcakes are the ultimate Valentine's Day treat!

dreamy strawberries shake

Speaking of dreamy, 3 ingredients and 5 minutes is all that stands between you and this sweet Dreamy Strawberries and Cream Shake! Fresh strawberries and swirls of cream are all throughout this fantastic creamy drink.

no bkae strawberry cheesecake

Who can resist a slice of creamy smooth no bake cheesecake with fresh strawberry topping? With a base of cream cheese and whipped cream, it’s one of our lightest and most refreshing Valentines Day desserts!


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Title text (shown on a tray): Valentines Day Desserts Collection

Originally published February 2016, Updated and republished January 2021

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