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Amazing Valentine’s Day Desserts

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Enjoy these adorable and delicious Valentine’s Day desserts to share with your favorite people.

Personally, I love making homemade treats to share with the ones I love, but they’re also great for your classmates, teacher or neighbor gifts. I remember just how excited I got for the candy that came along with the Valentine and making those fun boxes that everyone would drop them in. Do they still do that in school?

There’s plenty of easy Valentine’s day dessert ideas from cookies, to homemade candies and plenty of cakes. If you’re looking to serve a crowd, most of these cake can also be served as cupcakes.

a plate of Chocolate covered Oreos decorated for Valentine's Day on a white plate

Valentine’s Day Oreos

Easy Chocolate Covered Oreos are decorated for Valentine’s Day. These are the perfect homemade dessert.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

These homemade Red Velvet are so light, fluffy, and moist. They’re topped with the best cream cheese frosting.

A beautiful mini heart shaped sugar cookie with marble icing and gold pearl dust decorated in Valentine's day colors

Valentines Day Sugar Cookies

These adorable Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies are decorated with vanilla buttercream and also vanilla icing. The vanilla icing is a swirled marble sugar cookie also known as a galaxy theme. These sugar cookies are a classic roll out cookie, it’s soft baked and not overly sweet cookie.

Overhead shot of a dessert charcuterie board for Valentine's day with candy, fruit and cookies

Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board

An easy Valentine’s day themed dessert charcuterie board.

Easy Ombre heart cake for Valentine's day with step by step instructions.

Valentine’s Day Ombre Heart Cake

This homemade chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream is decorated with ombre hearts. You can make this Valentine’s Day Ombre Heart Cake with these few easy tips.

Chocolate Truffles Piled Onto a Light Pink Dessert Plate

Chocolate Truffle Dessert Recipe

This decadent homemade Chocolate Truffle Recipe is an easy no-bake dessert option that comes together with just 5 ingredients. These rich and fudgy truffles can be covered in your favorite toppings and a smooth chocolate coating to finish them off!

A slice of this three-layer Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Frosting.

Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Frosting

This moist and fluffy Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Frosting is naturally flavored with real strawberries. It’s topped with a strawberry whipped cream frosting that is full of sweet strawberry flavor. This gorgeous pink cake is perfect for summer!

A Close-Up Shot of Chocolate Strawberries Arranged on a White Plate

Easy Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries are a decadent, timeless dessert that you can make with just 2 ingredients. These easy-to-decorate treats are worthy of any special occasion, or just a Friday night!

A Small Frosted and Decorated Chocolate Cake on Top of a Pink Cake Stand

Mini Chocolate Cake

For such a cute little cake, this decadent dessert is jam-packed with chocolate! Rich, moist, and easy to throw together, you’ll love this Mini 6-Inch Chocolate Cake.

A pink glass glass with a mini bundt cake topped with a strawberry

Pink Champagne Mini Bundt Cakes

These mini bundt cakes are so fluffy and spongy. They’re spiked with sparkling rosé and soaked in a rosé simple syrup. This would make a perfect a perfect dessert for New Year’s Eve or for your favorite Valentine.

A slice of strawberry mascarpone cake on a pink plate.

Strawberry Mascarpone Cake

My absolute favorite Strawberry Mascarpone Cake is made from layers of moist vanilla cake, fresh strawberry filling and silky mascarpone whipped cream frosting. This simple strawberry layer cake is bursting with berries-and-cream flavor. It’s the perfect summertime dessert!

closeup of Valentine's Day sugar cookie decorated with conversation heart candies

Conversation Heart Sugar Cookies

Easy Valentine’s Day Cookie recipe. Tell someone you love them with these Conversation Heart Sugar Cookies. These buttery sugar cookies are filled with little pops of sweetness with crushed candy conversation hearts and sprinkles.

A close up of a chocolate covered strawberry cupcake on a pink glass cake plate.

Chocolate and Strawberries Cupcakes

Homemade chocolate cupcakes topped with light and airy strawberry Swiss meringue buttercream, these Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes are the ultimate Valentine’s Day dessert. Finish with a chocolate covered strawberry to really take them over the top!

A plate full of homemade rum truffles with a granite backdrop and more truffles behind the plate

Chocolate Rum Balls

Easy homemade truffles are packed with chocolate, walnuts and spiked with your favorite dark rum. The longer they sit, the more flavorful they become. These decadent Rum Balls are the perfect holiday gift!

Mini pretzel twists covered in chocolate with blue pink and yellow sprinkles

Chocolate Covered Pretzels

These homemade Chocolate Covered Pretzels are a quick and easy dessert, with only 4 ingredients! Customize them for any holiday and enjoy this chocolate treat year-round. Perfect for gift-giving too!

A gorgeous champagne cupcake with frosting and sprinkles and roses in the background

Champagne Cupcakes

Moist and fluffy homemade champagne cupcakes are topped with a velvety champagne Swiss meringue buttercream. 

An overhead view of a slice of dark chocolate cake with a strawberry filling and a silky buttercream frosting, there are a few strawberries scattered around and two gold forks blurred out in the background.

Chocolate Strawberry Cake

This Chocolate Strawberry Cake is a moist chocolate layer cake with a strawberry filling and it’s covered in a chocolate Swiss meringue buttercream. Garnish with chocolate covered strawberries.

frosted rosé cupcake topped with half a strawberry

Strawberry Rosé Cupcakes

These Strawberry Rosé Cupcakes are a dense vanilla sponge cake spiked with rosé. These cupcakes are filled with a fresh strawberry compote and topped with a whipped vanilla buttercream.

Chocolate Cake decorated with pink frosting, chocolate drip and sprinkles on a white cake stand

Red Wine Chocolate Cake

Red Wine Chocolate Cake is a chocolate cake baked with red wine and filled with a fresh raspberry buttercream

A cupcake decorated with a marshmallow, heart and smiley face

Love Monster Cupcakes

An easy decorated cupcake for friends and family. You can make this with any cupcake flavor, vanilla buttercream and a few simple decorations.

A strawberry pound cake with strawberry glaze on a white cake plate

Fresh Strawberry Pound Cake

This Strawberry Pound Cake is perfectly dense, but moist, made with fresh strawberries and a delicious strawberry glaze!! 

A frosted raspberry cake decorated with fresh flowers

Raspberry Chocolate Cake

A homemade chocolate cake layered with raspberry buttercream made with raspberry jam.

Oreo bark decorated for valentine's day with sprinkles and conversation hearts in a red cup

Valentine Oreo Bark

Made with only 4 ingredients, this Oreo bark is the perfect no-bake recipe to celebrate Valentine’s day, and it’s make an easy gift.

A frosted cake decorated with ombre heart candies on a white cake plate

Pink Velvet Cake

This easy vanilla cake is colored pink and layered with raspberry jam and covered with vanilla buttercream. The cute ombre candy heart design is simple but elegant.

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53 Responses
  1. Courtney

    Thanks so much for including me! I’m about to go into a serious sugar shock from all these wonderful desserts! I better get baking if I’m going to try them before Valentine’s Day! πŸ™‚

  2. Deb@CookingOnTheFrontBurner

    Thanks for linking this up to Marvelous Monday tonight and then I had a surprise you used my raspberry shooters! Thanks! Pinned and sharing…

  3. Marion@Life Tastes Good

    Oh my goodness!! So many wonderful things all in one place! Thank you so much for including my cheesecake and the champagne sorbet! Sharing this terrific post!

  4. Sheila @ Sweet Baked Life

    Julianne — these are some amazing recipes! Thanks for sharing. I can’t wait to try them all!!! πŸ™‚

  5. Dawn Lopez

    Oh my goodness, what a heavenly compilation of Valentine’s Day recipes. Wow! Thank you so much for including one of my recipes too! What a fun treat πŸ˜‰

  6. Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats

    Wow what an amazing round up! Now I was some treats! Thanks for including my Red Velvet Cupcakes πŸ™‚

  7. Renee@Two in the Kitchen

    Hey Julianne, I hope you see this: It may just be me, but your social media buttons at the top of your page don’t seem to click anywhere. Just wanted you to know!!

  8. Renee@Two in the Kitchen

    Julianne, you did a FANTASTIC job putting this together! It is absolutely a beautiful collection!! Thank you so very much for including my Red Velvet Bundt and putting it on the collage!! This is THE place to go for all things Valentine’s Day! Pinning and Sharing on FB!

  9. Gloria // Simply Gloria

    Julianne, you have truly out done yourself! This is such an amazing (and romantic!) collection. All of these make me want to have Vday this weekend. Thank you for including my RV Crinkles Cookies and Bugles sweets! I’m going to be spreading this around today and tomorrow, my friend! (=

  10. Kailley @ Kailley's Kitchen

    What a lovely roundup of romantic desserts!! Thank you so much for including my cupcake recipes!

  11. Erin | The Law Student's Wife

    This list has me craving all things pink, red, and chocolate. Thanks for including a few of my recipes too!

  12. Wendy

    If someone can’t find dozens of must-bake-immediately recipes here…they should turn off the computer and forget it! What a delicious round-up!

  13. Valentina

    Yum, yum and yum!! No one needs to go anywhere else for their Valentine’s Day baking plans! Thank you for including my raspberry beet cupcakes. πŸ™‚

  14. Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes)

    Holy cow! I seriously want three of every single thing listed here! Amazing! Thank you so much for including me. I seriously feel honored!

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