I’ve compiled a list of my top Valentine’s Day dessert recipes so you don’t have to scour the internet to find the right one! This list includes a wide variety, whether you’re wanting to bake something festive, rich and chocolatey, or something you just want to dig a spoon into and share.
Valentine’s Day Chocolate & Brownies
Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches
Two layers of dense and chewy brownie surround a thick scoop of crunchy peanut butter ice cream. Cut them into hearts, squares, rectangles, or any shape you choose! As long as they’re finished off with a coating of chocolate and extra peanuts.
Molten Chocolate Hazelnut Tahini Brownies
Extra fudgy tahini brownies are baked with a layer of nutella right in the center, making for a perfectly balanced sweet and savory brownie.
Salted Dark Chocolate Brownies
Super fudgy and tender brownies baked with extra dark chocolate and fine sea salt
Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse
This dark chocolate mousse is made with real dark chocolate for a thick and rich consistency. Using coconut cream, sunflower seed butter, and maple syrup, this recipe is also completely gluten free and vegan!
Salted Caramel Brownies
These gooey salted caramel brownies are made with a rich dark chocolate brownie, baked with homemade salted caramel, and drizzled with even more caramel after they’ve baked. The baked caramel creates holes in the brownie for the drizzled caramel to seep into, providing pools of caramel throughout!
Fudgy Chickpea Brownies
These chickpea brownies taste super rich and fudgy but are completely gluten free, vegan, and made with natural ingredients. If you’re craving brownies but want something a bit more light, this recipe is for you. Don’t worry, you cannot taste the chickpeas one bit!
Valentine’s Day Shared Desserts
Gooey Mini Skillet Cookies for Two
This is the perfect dessert for two! These skillet cookies are so rich and gooey and the recipe makes exactly two cookies. They’re also ready in under 30 minutes and completely gluten and dairy free!
Gooey Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
This is the GOOIEST chocolate chip skillet cookie! It’s extra tender and loaded with melty dark chocolate – topped with sea salt and vanilla ice cream.
Vegan Monkey Bread Skillet
This delicious vegan monkey bread is baked with bite-sized pieces of fluffy dough with crispy cinnamon sugar crusts and gooey caramelized bottoms. It tastes just as rich and buttery as traditional monkey bread…if not BETTER!
Giant Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie
Why have a regular chocolate chip cookie when you can have a giant chocolate chip cookie that is as big as your head! And stuffed with Nutella! It’s then taken a step further, made with brown butter, melty semisweet chocolate, and flaky sea salt.
Red Velvet Valentine’s Day Desserts
Red Velvet Bundt Cake
This is the BEST red velvet bundt cake recipe! It’s incredibly moist and coated in a silky cream cheese glaze.
Red Velvet Pound Cake
This red velvet pound cake is a buttery and rich cake swirled with light chocolate red velvet swirls. It’s topped with chocolate ganache to bring in even more chocolate flavor!
Valentine’s Day Cookie Recipes
Buttery Ruby Chocolate Shortbread
These thick and buttery shortbread bars are studded with ruby chocolate which adds a beautiful pink color and mild fruity flavor.
Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies
Buttery cookies baked with a puddle of strawberry jam and topped with a dollop of cheesecake
Strawberry Pop Tart Shortbread
Buttery shortbread baked with a layer of sweet and tart strawberry preserves in the center and topped with vanilla icing.
Valentine’s Day Cake Recipes
Moist Chocolate Cupcakes
These moist chocolate cupcakes live up to their name with an incredibly rich and bouncy texture with delicious chocolate flavor. They’re also topped with a silky chocolate sour cream frosting that isn’t overly sweet!
Flourless Olive Oil Chocolate Cake
This flourless chocolate cake is baked with olive oil to create a rich and savory flavor. It’s also naturally gluten free and dairy free! Pair it with ice cream, powdered sugar, fresh berries, or anything sweet to balance out the deep chocolate flavor.
Chocolate Strawberry Hi-Hat Cupcakes
These moist chocolate hi-hat cupcakes are topped with a creamy strawberry Swiss meringue buttercream and dunked in a shell of chocolate. Just like a chocolate covered strawberry!
Fudgy Vegan Chocolate Cake
This is the only chocolate cake recipe you’ll ever need, vegan or not! It’s incredibly moist and smothered in a creamy chocolate frosting.
Fresh Strawberry Sheet Cake
This strawberry cake is incredibly moist and made with FRESH strawberries! No mixes, no food coloring, just natural strawberry flavor with a silky strawberry cream cheese frosting.