25 Chocolate Dessert Recipes for Valentine’s Day {weekend Inspiration & Ideas}

25 Chocolate Dessert Recipes for Valentine’s Day {weekend Inspiration & Ideas}

Why not think outside of the store bought heart shaped box this year and make your own homemade treat for your sweetie. In honor of the upcoming holiday this weeks Inspiration and Ideas showcases 25 chocolate dessert recipes perfect to share with your Valentine.

Some are simple and easy and others take a little preparation
– though all are sure to win over some hearts.

{25 Chocolate Dessert Recipes for Valentine’s Day}

Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes
chocolate cupcakes with bourbon, a hint of coffee liqueur
and vanilla vodka-spiked frosting
{source: Betty Crocker}

Handwritten Valentine Cupcakes with Chocolate Glaze
one bowl chocolate cupcakes dipped in homemade chocolate glaze
{source: Martha Stewart}

Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Cupcakes
moist chocolate cake, a mountain of chocolate frosting and
optional chocolate ganache filling
{source: Southern Living Big Book of Cupcakes}

Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes
{source: Pillsbury}

Caramel S’mores Cups
round chewy caramels in milk chocolate {rolos} stuffed in
chocolate chip cookie mix
{source: Betty Crocker}

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes
{source: The Neelys’ via Food Network}

Chocolate Cream Cakes
homemade version of a lunch box classic – filled with vanilla cream
and glazed with dark chocolate
{source: Country Living}

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake
dark chocolate cake topped with plush bittersweet and milk chocolate mousse
{source: Martha Stewart}

Flourless Chocolate Souffles with Vanilla Bean Cream
{source: Sunset}

Sugared Chocolate Beignets
these gourmet doughnuts made with frozen puff pastry dough can be prepared ahead of time then popped in the oven and ready in 15 minutes
{source: Sunset}

Chocolate-Raspberry Hearts
failproof treat using pre-made refrigerated crescent dough
{source: Betty Crocker}

Grilled Chocolate Sweetheart Sandwiches
quick and easily made just like grilled cheese
using good-quality chocolate squares
{source: Southern Living}

Chocolate Eclair Hearts
heart shaped twist on the traditional oblong french pastry – filled with milk-chocolate whipped cream & topped with glossy dark chocolate glaze
{source: Martha Stewart}

Pound Cake Tiramisu
quick and easy 15 minute version using pre-made pound cake layered with shaved chocolate & cream cheese mixture
{source: Martha Stewart}

Indulgent Brownie Torte
three layer treat made with boxed brownie mix
and canned rich chocolate frosting
{source: Betty Crocker}

Three Layer Chocolate Cake with Blackout Filling
{source: O, The Oprah Magazine}

Salted – Caramel Six Layer Chocolate Cake
homemade chocolate buttermilk cake with rich salted caramel filling
{source: Martha Stewart}

German Chocolate Cake with Coconut Pecan Filling
{source: Country Living}

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake
layers of chocolate mint ice cream & devil’s food chocolate cake
topped with a rich chocolate ganache
{source: Southern Living}

Chocolate Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches
these versatile homemade sandwich cookies can be cut in any shape desired
and filled with a variety of ice cream flavors
{source: Martha Stewart}

Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bites
{source: Betty Crocker}

Mini Red Velvet Cheesecakes with Chocolate Curls
{source: Betty Crocker}

Triple Threat Chocolate Cookies
melted chocolate & chocolate chip batter cookies
layered with chocolate ganache filling
{source: Sunset}

Ganache Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies
nutty chocolate-chip cookies & silky chocolate ganache
{source: Food & Wine}

White Chocolate Cookies ‘n’ Cream Fudge
made with crushed chocolate cream filled sandwich cookies {oreos}
{source: Christmas with Southern Living 2008}

The Sunday Showcase Party will be posted this evening. Hope your able to stop by and share what you have been up to this week. Until then ~ Enjoy.


  1. Oh wow! I should not have read this while hungry … I want to make and eat them all.

    I am absolutely pinning those chocolate covered cheesecake bites … mmmm…


  2. OMG. I think I just gained ten pounds just reading this post! LOL Everything looks yummy!

  3. You’re killing me! I think I just drooled all over my keyboard. I had to pin like 3/4’s of those.

  4. Come on..You are killing me here..HaHa..
    I love chocolate..Now which one to make..Thanks for all of the wonderful ideas..

  5. My daughter has been going to Culinary School and I can’t wait to show her these….Maybe she will indulge…Blessings, Becky

  6. I wish I could go to a tasting table featurng every single one of those! You had me at chocolate!

  7. I was just doing a search while reading my blogs, the search I was doing was for Valentine desserts!!! Your awesome! I will be making at least one of these! I’m thinking the cake but may need to do the cookies too for my homeschool class! THanks!!!

  8. omg.. they all look sinfully delicious! 🙂

  9. This is a crime!

  10. I am so happy I found this blog, such wonderful ideas! Thank you 🙂

  11. Yum! I gotta try those smores cups. 🙂

  12. Fiquei gorda somente em olhar!

  13. Its perfectly.


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