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20 Desserts for the Perfect Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is for everyone. You can make a special treat and show your love to everyone on Valentine’s Day, not just a sweetheart. Everyone you know will be impressed by any of the following desserts! Pick your favorite to make for your Valentine’s Day dessert!

3-ingredient Chocolate Mousse

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day dessert? This 3-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse comes together in minutes so it is perfect for a last-minute dessert! Chocolate is a necessity on Valentine’s Day and this mousse will definitely impress!

Linzer Cookies

Linzer cookies are great any time of year. But the heart shaped cut-out on the top cookie makes them perfect for your love. Easy to make and easy to customize with your favorite jam, these are classic and delicious.

Flourless Chocolate Cake

For those that are gluten-free, you don’t have to give up dessert! Try this Gluten-Free Flourless Chocolate Cake.

Flourless Chocolate Cookies

Flourless Chocolate Cookies
Fudgey, chocolatey flourless cookies! Dairy and gluten free!

Does your Valentine prefer cookies? Then these Flourless Chocolate Cookie recipe will become a favorite. They only take minutes to make and they are so good that they only last minutes!

Tipsy Laird Opera Cake

Tipsy Laird Opera Cake
The Classic Scottish dessert – Tipsy Laird Trifle – is transformed in to an elegant Opera Cake

This Tipsy Laird Opera Cake takes a bit of time to put together but is truly impressive when completed! Sweet but tart with just a bit of alcohol, this opera cake is the perfect romantic ending to a Valentine’s Day meal!

Nutella stuffed Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

These Nutella stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream have it all! Delicious, tender chocolate cake, creamy nutella filling and slightly tangy raspberry buttercream combine to make the perfect dessert.

Amaretto Cherry Bars

Cherry Pie Bars
A cookie base with amaretto cherries and cookie and almond topping.

Cherries and Amaretto are a match made in heaven! Make these Amaretto Cherry Bar Cookies for your Valentine and they will truly love you!

Meringue Nests with Strawberry and Rhubarb

Sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb are the perfect romantic topping for these marshmallowy Meringue Nests. A winner for any Valentine’s Day dinner!

Ginger, Honey and Orange Mini Bundt Cakes

Ginger, Honey & Orange Mini Bundt Cakes
Ginger, Honey & Orange Mini Bundt Cakes and mini loaves make perfect gifts! Great for dessert or afternoon tea!

Ginger, Honey & Orange Mini Bundt Cakes are decadent, light and perfect for a non-chocolate Valentine’s Day treat. These cakes are moist and pleasantly spiced. Your Valentine will thank you!

Chocolate Strawberry Marshmallows

Most people don’t know that you can make your own marshmallows and that, once you do, you will never want store-bought again! Impress your Valentine by making these marshmallows and dipping them in chocolate.

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Brownies

How could a chocolate-covered strawberry get better? Put it on a brownie, of course! Try these luscious Chocolate-covered Strawberry topped Brownies! You won’t be sorry!

Chocolate Pot de Creme

This Chocolate Pot de Creme is easier to make than most people think. It is creamy and decadent and can be made ahead of time! The PERFECT Valentine’s Day treat!

Peanut Butter Truffles

Peanut Butter Buckeyes with M&M's
Peanut butter candies with m&m’s, coated in chocolate make the perfect shareable treat

Like a homemade Reece’s Peanut Butter Cup, the decor and candy in these treats is easy to customize to your Valentine’s favorites. Leave the candy out for the peanut butter purist or change it out for their favorite (or yours!).

Mini Valentine Doughnuts

Who doesn’t love doughnuts?? No one is the correct answer. No one can resist a doughnut! These would great for dessert but why not start your Valentine’s Day on a lovely note and serve these as breakfast in bed?!

Molten Lava Cake with Cassis Berries

These Molten Lava Cakes are the perfect ending to a meal and topping them cassis berries is a stroke of genius! The perfect amount of sweet, tang and bitter!

Rumchata Pot de Creme with Brandysnaps

Elegant, Easy Pot de creme
Pot de creme is an easy dessert to make, perfect to make ahead for holiday meals.

Rumchate Pot de Creme looks fancy and fussy but is easy to make! Make the pot de creme and the brandy snaps a day ahead, pipe in the whipped cream and serve!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

If the love of your life loves peanut butter, then you can’t go wrong with this Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie! Easy to make and sure to impress!

Banoffee Tart

Bananas and Toffee Tart
Graham cracker crust, a thin layer of toffee, bananas, whipped cream, and shaved chocolate = the perfect dessert!

Try something different this year and make this Banoffee Tart for your Valentine! Bananas, toffee, whipped cream and graham cracker crust is the perfect combination!

Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake

If you REALLY want to impress, present this Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake to your love. The cake takes multiple steps and is best made the day before it is served. But the different elements are not difficult and can be accomplished by anyone!

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

If all else fails and you just can’t decide what to make for your Valentine, the Ultimate Chocolate Cookie is the answer! With browned butter in the dough and a ton of chocolate chips, these cookies will ensure that your Valentine sticks around for years to come!

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  1. I have no words… This is a breathtaking post…

    • Thank you, Sally! Now I have to figure what I’m making my Valentine. His favorite is the Chocolate Raspberry Mousse cake!

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