Valentine’s Day celebrates love, but more importantly, it celebrates love of chocolate! Whether you’re single or in a relationship, who doesn’t love a holiday that involves chocolate covered fruit, chocolate candy, and other decadent sweet treats? You can’t go wrong with a box of chocolates, but here are some easy Valentine’s Day recipes for those that prefer to share homemade treats. And, since not everyone likes chocolate..GASP, I’ve included some treats for you too.
Red velvet cake, covered in chocolate…yes, please!
Making a surprise romantic dinner for someone special? I’m in love with this Double-Chocolate Mascarpone Raspberry Pie, and I haven’t even tried it yet. Ingredients include:fresh raspberries, bittersweet chocolate, luscious mascarpone, and rich whipped cream. YUMMY!
Looking for something cute and creative to make for the kid’s school party? Try these adorable puppy love cupcakes from Recipe.com.
Whoopie pies anyone?
Fruit is good for you, and with a little dark chocolate I find it irresistible. I’m definitely trying this Chocolate Dipped Fruit recipe from Family Fresh Cooking.
How adorable are these Strawberry Heart Mini Cheesecake Bites from The Happier Homemaker?
Strawberry shortcake is a popular Valentine’s Day dessert. This version uses dark chocolate and amaretto!
Can you tell that I like fruit and chocolate? It’s probably also obvious that I have a close relationship with dark chocolate.
This cake had me at chocolate!
Looking at these desserts and thinking about Valentine’s Day has me wondering, how many of you keep your New Year’s Resolutions until this holiday taunts you with desserts and candy?