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Sweeten your Valentine's Day with a scrumptious, romantic, and even heart-shape dessert recipe. Whether your sweetie likes rich chocolate desserts, berry pies, or creme brulee, you're sure to win hearts with a delicious Valentine's Day dessert.
Every nibble of these honey-topped morsels features crumbly shortbread crust and classic cheesecake filling. The sweetest part? The naturally heart-shape strawberry slices.
Fudgy brownies made with dark chocolate get a sweet surprise from a swirl of tart raspberry puree. Heart-shape cutouts give the dessert a charming finish.
Love is sure to be in the air when you serve this simple vanilla pudding decorated with heart-shape sprinkles. Not only is the silky dessert easy to whip up, but it can also be served hot or cold.
For a fancy finish to your romantic Valentine's Day dinner, serve your loved one a chocolaty twist on classic Italian cannoli. Rolled up with love in a homemade chocolate shell, creamy ricotta cheese flavored with cocoa and orange peel gets a gorgeous garnish from shaved dark chocolate.
Prepare a Valentine's Day dessert that shines with the help of bubbly prosecco. Pour the fizzy drink onto homemade grapefruit sorbet and scoops of vanilla ice cream for a sparkling sweet-tart indulgence.
Gooey cherry filling is the key to charming your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. For the thickest, dreamiest filling, we incorporated cornflakes with the cherries. Use heart-shape cookie cutters for a sweet reveal.
The ultimate "I love you" treat is a box of chocolate-covered strawberries. Here's how to make them at home.
Drizzled in chocolate sauce, this custardlike dessert gets a boost of elegance from fresh raspberries, toasted almonds, and dreamy dark chocolate. The easy Valentine's Day recipe is sweetened with honey rather than sugar for a more natural sweetness.
Fudgy, almond-studded brownies topped with a love note make a swoon-inducing Valentine's Day dessert worthy of true love. Don't skimp on the chocolate frosting -- heavy whipping cream gives it a smooth, velvety finish.
Impress your significant other with a towering masterpiece of layered white cake, buttercream frosting, and four kinds of fresh berries. Bake and refrigerate the cake two days before Valentine's Day so you can stay out of the kitchen on the special occassion.
Whether as a sweet Valentine's Day dessert, or a way to wake up on February 14, DIY crepes are a delicious way to celebrate the day.
Pound cake gets a pink Valentine's Day makeover thanks to fresh grapefruit. The peel of the tart ingredient is used to flavor the deliciously dense cake, while the juice helps create a tangy syrup that complements the dessert's crunchy sugar topper.
We can't think of a better way to say "I adore you" than with one of these sweet mini cakes. Homemade white chocolate curls surround the cakes, giving them the panache your valentine deserves.
Scrawling a love note in frosting is a sweet way to celebrate Valentine's Day. Start with a mix for German chocolate cupcakes, and top off the dessert with one (or all!) of our three frosting recipes.
Chilled in a heart-shape mold, this luscious French dessert is tailor-made for Valentine's Day. Each bite of the creamy sweet gets bright hints of fruit flavor from apricot sauce and raspberry liqueur.
This stunning Valentine's Day dessert starts with a brownie mix. Rich chocolate glaze is the first upgrade, followed by puffs of marshmallow-coffee frosting.
We love this simple twist on whoopie pies, and your valentine will, too. Soft sugar cookies sandwich tangy raspberry preserves and white chocolate-mascarpone filling for an irresistable dessert.
Bake a heart-shape cake for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Rows of almonds, raspberries, maraschino cherries, and icing stripe this chocolate-frosted red velvet cake for a sweet and romantic treat.
Dote on your valentine with candies that look oh, so charming but are finished in about a half-hour. With four flavors, one (or more) is sure to make your holiday sweeter.
Get to the heart of your valentine with a decadent dessert. Light and delicate, this sandwich cookie is crisp, but the filling is soft and sweet.
Editor's Tip: Use tiny heart-shape cookie cutters to make the cutouts. A few drops of red food coloring will tint the filling pink. Or substitute chocolate frosting for the filling.
Your valentine will be smitten with this delightfully rich white chocolate cheesecake recipe. Raspberry sauce covers the dessert with dramatic red valentine flair.
The secret to cheesecake is knowing the right moment to pull it out of the oven. Let us show you how to make the perfect cheesecake this Valentine's Day.
Fresh raspberries, bittersweet chocolate, luscious mascarpone, and rich whipped cream pile into a flaky crust for this over-the-top Valentine's Day dessert. Top off each slice with a dollop of homemade white chocolate whipped cream.
Share some gooey goodness this Valentine's Day with a marshmallow treat. This childhood favorite gains sophisticated style with homemade chocolate graham crackers, fruit jam, and white chocolate melting against the toasted marshmallows.
Editor's Tip: Cut heart-shape designs in the graham crackers using small cookie cutters.
This airy chocolate-raspberry dessert offers a light bite at the end of your Valentine's Day dinner -- and it takes just a few minutes to prepare.
Creamy layers of cherry-flavor frosting between each tier of rich chocolate cake will make your Valentine's Day unforgettable. Chocolate-covered cherries are a gorgeous topper.
The romance of chocolate-covered strawberries takes a delightfully elegant turn in this luscious Valentine's Day dessert recipe. Upside-down cupcakes are smothered in rich ganache and topped with fresh strawberries.
Ganache is a delicious way to top off tons of Valentine's Day desserts, and it's easier than you think.
You and yours will go mad for the sweet and creamy chocolate-raspberry-coconut blend that fills these moist tartlets. Serve the Valentine's Day dessert with espresso or Shiraz.
Spice things up after your Valentine's Day dinner with this luscious creme brulee recipe. Ground ancho chile pepper and cinnamon add subtle kick to creamy chocolate.