Looking for the best Valentine’s Day desserts? This list has the sweetest recipes to show your loved ones that you care – through food of course!
Everything from Valentine’s brownies and blondies to tarts, cakes, candy and hot desserts, as well as red velvet, strawberry, chocolate and boozy flavors. There’s also a hearty (LOL sorry) amount of heart-shaped, floral, red and pink colored desserts and sweet treats too.
This collection of easy Valentine’s desserts has something to please everyone! There are even some vegan and gluten-free recipes to make sure nobody misses out.
Make something romantic and sweet this Valentine’s Day!
The best valentines desserts are as sweet as you (I know, I'm such a flirt). Nothing says "I love you" like valentines baked goods!
So, let the baking begin!
Brownies and Blondies
Perfect as both an after-dinner dessert and a sweet gift, these brownies and blondies are ideal to bake for a Valentine treat.
1. Red Velvet Cheesecake Bailey's Brownies
One of my favorite Valentine's day treat ideas is this vibrant red velvet brownie. It has a red cheesecake swirl and is full of Bailey’s Irish cream for a boozy brownie treat, perfect for grown-ups.
2. Mini Jammie Dodger Blondies
An adorable valentine mini dessert, these delicious blondies have mini jammie dodger cookies in them and a cute swirl of jam.
I love the tiny hearts of jam in the middle!
3. Slutty Brownies (Oreo Brookies)
Three layers in one brownie?! Yes, please! Chocolate chip cookie dough is topped with gooey chocolate brownies and a surprise layer of Oreo cookies stuffed in the middle. It's a decadent treat and a romantic gift!
4. White Chocolate Bakewell Blondies with a Jam Centre
A British classic, Bakewell is always a great idea! These almond and white chocolate blondies have a sweet layer of fruity preserves in the middle - pick your favourite red fruit flavour for a scrumptious Valentine's treat. I love using cherry or raspberry jam!
5. White Chocolate Raspberry Blondies
These soft and chewy blondies are stuffed full of real raspberries (fresh or frozen) and creamy white chocolate chips. The hints of pink fruit and delicious flavour make this treat a great gift or dessert.
6. Chocolate Dipped Brownie Hearts
These chocolate-dipped brownie hearts are the perfect decadent treat for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day. Better than any store-bought treat, these heart-shaped brownies are deliciously romantic!
7. Red Velvet Brownies
This red velvet brownie recipe with white chocolate chips is such an easy dessert! They make the best gifts to make too!
8. Red Wine Fudge Brownies
Red wine fudge brownies are a decadent treat for any special occasion, especially love day! The red wine packs a punch of richness and warmth.
9. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Brownies
Chocolate-covered strawberry brownies are a decadent Valentine’s Day dessert made with chocolate ganache, fresh strawberries and fudgy brownies.
These cakes are sweet and simple, perfect to make for any date night, but with an extra special twist for Valentine's Day. Share your romantic cake with others, or eat it all just you and your significant other.
10. Raspberry White Chocolate Cake
Two layers of sweet and soft white chocolate sponge cake. Fresh or frozen raspberries are used to make a real raspberry buttercream frosting from scratch for delicious tangy flavour and a gorgeous natural pink colour.
11. Victoria Sponge Cake
You can't go wrong with a classic! This vanilla layer cake has a simple buttercream filling with either strawberry or raspberry jam. This British sandwich cake makes an easy cake to impress your loved ones.
12. Chocolate Berry Cake
Four layers of the best chocolate cake covered in fresh strawberry and raspberry whipped buttercream frosting.
13. Strawberry Almond Cake
Amazingly fluffy almond cake layers paired with a sweet homemade strawberry sauce whipped buttercream frosting that practically sings sweet romance.
14. Mini Strawberry Layer Cake
This vanilla cake with strawberries on top is so good. Layers of cake with fresh strawberries in the middle and whipped cream frosting - it's super easy and small enough to share.
15. Strawberry Jello Poke Cake With Strawberry Sauce
This strawberry jello cake recipe is the ultimate strawberry dessert! Packed full of sweet strawberries and cool cream with a fun red and white swirl inside this delicious cake.
16. Red Hot Heart Cake
With pink frosting and bright red accents, a red hot heart cake screams Valentine’s day. The candy on top makes the presentation easy too. Add a bit of heat to your day!
17. White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake
The raspberry and white chocolate flavors are subtle yet delicious, the crumb is dense and tender. A great easy cake that you can make in advance.
18. Raspberry Cake with Earl Grey Frosting
This cake is packed with fresh raspberries and covered in a delicious Earl Grey tea-infused buttercream frosting - a classy cake for your Valentine!
19. Red Velvet Layer Cake
Red velvet is always a classic for Love Day! This cake is a southern dessert with a sweet hint of cocoa and a smooth cream cheese frosting.
20. Port Wine Chocolate Cake
Rich and decadent, port wine chocolate cake has a deep chocolate flavour enhanced with a hint of berries. Topped with a ganache made with port, this cake is for adults-only chocolate lovers!
Give the sweetest gift of all this Valentine's Day - Sugar. These delicious candies make the perfect present from cupid for a special someone. Or why not gift them to friends and family to show them some love too!
21. Red Velvet Truffles
Easy no-bake chocolate truffles with a delicious red velvet filling.
22. Oreo Cheesecake Bites
Oreos + cheesecake = heaven
23. Valentine's Day Gumdrops
Adorable gumdrops in a heart shape! What could be sweeter?
24. Valentine's Day Fudge
Your valentine will love this pink and white chocolate fudge for Valentine’s Day! It is easy to make in the microwave and is super sweet and as cute as a cherub!
25. Strawberry White Chocolate Bark
This bark is a delicious sweet treat that is quickly and easily made. You don’t need to be a skilled cook to make this spectacular confectionery; if you can melt chocolate you can make this beautiful chocolate bark.
26. Strawberry Fudge with a Cream Swirl
This super easy and delicious strawberry fudge is made on the stovetop (microwave directions included). An easy fudge recipe to make with kids! Use heart sprinkles for extra cuteness.
27. Strawberry Fudge with Marshmallow Fluff
Pretty and sweet strawberry fudge with marshmallow fluff - a super cute gift for your Valentine!
28. Valentine's Day Pretzel Bites
Made with only 3 ingredients, this is the perfect last-minute dessert or snack idea!
29. Valentine's Day Graham Cracker Chocolate Bark
A deliciously easy bark with a graham cracker base.
30. White Chocolate Coconut Truffles
Tasty truffles make a perfect sweet gift. These are great for all the coconut lovers out there!
31. Red Velvet Fudge
Red velvet goodness in fudge form - a great Valentine's Day gift or party treat!
Soft and creamy, you can't go wrong with a Valentine's Day cheesecake for dessert! You can also make these ahead of time and leave them chilling in the fridge so there's less to do on the big date night.
32. Bailey’s Irish Cream Chocolate Cheesecake (No-Bake)
Oreo base, creamy Bailey's filling and an Irish cream chocolate ganache top - so much boozy goodness! The best dessert for adults!
33. White Chocolate Orange Cheesecake (No-Bake)
Rich and creamy, this super easy white chocolate orange cheesecake is perfect for all of the white chocolate fans out there!
34. Red Velvet Cheesecake
Creamy New York style cheesecake sandwiched between layers of tender red velvet cake decorated with cream cheese frosting.
35. Biscoff Cheesecake
This 4-ingredient Biscoff cheesecake is perfect for people who want a simple, tasty recipe. It looks and tastes delicious and takes just 20 minutes to prep.
36. Mini Cherry Cheesecake Bites
These mini cherry cheesecake bites feature a delicious cheesecake filling, cherry pie topping, and cookie crust. They’re a cinch to throw together and look great for a Valentine's themed dessert table.
37. Pomegranate No-Bake Cheesecake
A unique flavoured cheesecake to sweeten up your Valentine's Day!
A Valentine's Day cookie is great for a sweet dessert or snack. You can also gift a batch of them to show your love.
38. Strawberry Heart Sandwich Cookies
These easy vanilla melting moment cookies are filled with simple strawberry buttercream. The secret is using a store-bought jam, jelly or preserves to turn your boring buttercream into a pink berry sensation!
You also don't need a cookie-cutter make these into heart-shaped cookies, just a freezer bag or piping bag.
39. Bakewell Cookie Bars with a Jam Swirl
Almond flavoured cookie stuffed full of white chocolate chips and swirled with jam on top. These easily munched bars make a great treat for Valentine's Day!
40. Passionfruit Melting Moments
Soft buttery cookies (Viennese biscuit style) melt in your mouth with a burst of flavour from the passionfruit buttercream filling. They're also dipped in white chocolate for an extra sweet touch.
Add a little passion to your Valentine's Day with these delicious cookies!
41. Red Velvet Crinkle Cookie Whoopie Pies
These red velvet whoopie pies are made super quickly with cake mix and a delicious and rich cream cheese frosting!
42. Sweet Tart Macaron Cookies
These sweet tart macaron cookies taste JUST like the real deal!
43. Love Heart Meringues
Romantic love hearts made of crispy meringue - gorgeous and sweet!
44. Valentine's Day Cake Mix Cookies
These Valentine’s Day cake mix cookies take less than 20 minutes to make and are made with 4 ingredients. These pink cookies will make the best treat!
45. Raspberry White Chocolate Cookies
Raspberries and white chocolate are a match made in heaven!
46. Valentine's Day Marble Cookies
These beautifully decorated Valentine’s Day cookies have soft centres and crunchy edges! They make a great homemade gift and are easy to make!
47. Meringue Cookies
These delicate, crunchy at first bite and melt-in-your-mouth meringue cookies are perfect for any celebration. You can color them, make different shapes, and decorate with sprinkles which make them a perfect dessert for Valentine's Day!
48. Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies
These strawberry cheesecake cookies are so easy! Buttery, stuffed with cream cheese with real strawberry flavor! A perfect strawberry cream cheese dessert for valentines day!
49. Iced Shortbread Valentines Cookies
Make your loved one feel special this Valentine’s Day by gifting them these heart-shaped iced shortbread cookies.
50. Heart-Shaped Cookie Cake
One big heart cookie! Perfect for sharing.
51. Rose-Shaped Cookies
Easy to make rose-shaped cookies. These soft homemade cookies are delicious and bake in just about 25 mins!
52. Pink Swirl Cookies
Valentine’s Day swirl cookies are a pretty pinwheel cookie with colorful sprinkles on the outside that will bring a smile to anyone you serve these to!
53. Red Velvet Cookie Dough Bars
Red velvet cookie dough bars with pink cookie crust, a luscious layer of red velvet cookie dough and a white chocolate ganache topping.
54. Rose Scented Shortbread
Rose scented shortbread is a delicate cookie with subtle floral undertones, perfect with a cup of tea.
55. Chocolate Cherry Heart Cookies
Chocolate cherry cookies are perfect for a delicious sweet dessert! Cut into hearts and drizzle with chocolate for the perfect Valentine’s Day cookie!
56. Latticed Heart Sugar Cookies
These lattice heart-shaped sugar cookies are the cutest gift!
Valentine's Day cupcakes make great gifts or Valentine party snacks as well as a great dessert! Who can say no to all that sweet frosting!?
57. Vanilla Raspberry Cupcakes
Easy vanilla cupcakes are topped with a sweet and tangy raspberry buttercream frosting. The frosting is made with real raspberries (fresh or frozen) for that extra punchy flavor! It's also a natural pink that looks adorable topped with fresh raspberries.
58. Strawberry Cupcakes
These sweet and fluffy homemade Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting are made from scratch with strawberry puree in both the cupcakes and buttercream frosting!
59. Love Bug Cupcakes
Love bug cupcakes are a must make for Valentine’s Day! These moist and delicious cupcakes go together quickly and are so easy to make!
60. XOXO Cupcakes
These XOXO Valentine’s Day Cupcakes are just gorgeous! They’re perfect for a kid's Valentine’s Day party or a grown-up soirée too!
Pies and Tarts
Simple yet impressive, a pie or tart makes a great dessert for Valentine's Day. Serve hot pies or cold tarts!
61. French Strawberry Tart
This is the perfect time to treat your family with this delicious French strawberry tart as the juicy and sweet strawberries are back to the shops!
62. Mascarpone Berry Tart
This berry tart is delicious and so easy to make. It has a buttery crust, creamy mascarpone, and lots of fresh berries.
63. Black Forest Tarts
A twist on the traditional cake, this Black Forest Tart has the perfect chocolate crust, a layer of raspberry jam, sweet cherries, whipped cream and chocolate shards!
64. Heart-Shaped Strawberry Hand Pies
These cute little heart-shaped strawberry hand pies have homemade strawberry filling sandwiched between two layers of my perfect flaky pie crust! They’re the perfect Valentine’s Day treat!
65. Strawberry Flan
Learn how to make a fruity strawberry flan recipe. Best served with fresh strawberries, whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
Heat things up this Valentine's Day with a hot dessert after your romantic meal. I love a warm pudding for any date night, but it seems like the best dessert for Valentine's Day (i.e. the Super Bowl of date nights).
Not going to lie, this is my favourite dessert category for love day!
66. Treacle Sponge Pudding
Warm and sweet, this easy black treacle sponge pudding is the perfect hot dessert. Oven-baked instead of steamed, it's also super quick!
67. Mexican Chocolate Fondue
This Mexican Chocolate Fondue is over-the-top delicious. Only two ingredients and melt. It’s that easy! Add your favorite dippers, and enjoy the chocolatey richness!
68. Hot Nutella Chocolate Cake for Two
You probably have all the ingredients in your pantry to make these delicious mini Nutella chocolate cakes - serve hot!
69. Classic Creme Brulee for Two
Classic Creme Brulee for Two is the perfect sweet ending to your meal to any special meal you make at home.
70. Mini Skillet Hot Fudge Pudding Cake
When the mood hits for a dark and decadent dessert, make a Mini Skillet Hot Fudge Pudding Cake. It’s a chocolate brownie that makes its own hot fudge sauce. Perfect for any date night!
71. Molten Chocolate Lava Cake
Chocolate Molten lava cake recipe - these molten lava cakes are ready in under 30 minutes with only a 15 minute prep time. Easy, delicious and impressive desserts that can be frozen ahead of time!
A bit of a mixed bag, these sweet desserts are romantic and cute. Go for something a little bit different to treat your significant other and all your loved ones.
72. Pink Vanilla Cake Pops
These tasty easy cake pops have a pink candy melt coating for extra cuteness. Great for a dessert table, gifting or for kids!
73. Raspberry Bars
A cute hot pink, these raspberry dessert bars have a buttery shortbread base and are topped with a homemade raspberry topping - super simple to make!
74. Bakewell Shortbread Slices
A crumbly shortbread base, a sweet raspberry jam centre and a decadent frangipane layer on top – yum!
75. Strawberry Tiramisu
Strawberry Tiramisu is the amazingly light and refreshing dessert you didn’t know you needed. It’s a fun twist on the Italian classic.
76. Cinnamon Sugar Donut Hearts
Heart-shaped doughnuts are so easy! The homemade dough gets shaped into hearts, rolled in cinnamon sugar. Heart doughnuts are perfect for February!
77. Heart-Shaped Rice Krispie Treats
Heart-Shaped Rice Krispie treats are so cute and festive. Make this easy recipe for an ooey-gooey treat everyone will enjoy.
78. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries
Make these glorious no-bake Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries, a decadent and simple dessert. This dessert will absolutely impress your boo or your gals for Galentine’s Day!
79. Red Velvet Cheesecake Trifle
Red velvet cheesecake trifle is made with layers of red velvet cake, homemade whipped strawberry cream cheese, and whipped cream.
80. Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls
These Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls are made completely from scratch (no cake mix boxes used here!). They are vibrantly red, have a gooey brown sugar and cinnamon filling and are topped with a rich cream cheese frosting. Great for breakfast or dessert.
81. Strawberry Mousse
You can make this easy strawberry mousse dessert with simple ingredients! Strawberry mousse and crushed shortbread cookies are perfect together.
82. Red Velvet Donuts
These Red Velvet Donuts are moist, sweet, & glazed with cream cheese frosting.
83. Strawberry Panna Cotta
This Strawberry Panna Cotta with Strawberry Sauce is deliciously light and creamy.
84. Strawberry Champagne Donuts
Simple, sweet, boozy, and ultra-romantic!
85. Raspberry Chocolate Mousse
Delicious chocolate and raspberry mousse!
86. Chocolate Oreo Covered Strawberries
Delicious chocolate and raspberry These chocolate Oreo covered strawberries are out of this world! If you are a fan of chocolate-covered strawberries then you’ll love these.
Dairy-free, egg-free and vegetarian, these vegan dessert and sweet snack recipes are Valentine-themed.
87. Vegan Chocolate Tart
A rich, vegan chocolate tart recipe that will impress family and friends. This delicious dessert will fix any chocolate cravings you may have! It's also gluten-free.
88. Vegan Raspberry Bread Pudding
We love simple and comforting recipes and this Raspberry Bread Pudding is one everyone can truly enjoy!
89. Vegan Red Velvet Mini Cupcakes
Sweet and soft vegan red velvet mini cupcakes using homemade applesauce to bind these cupcakes. It’s light, soft, and moist with the right sweetness and lower in calories.
90. Vegan Lemon Strawberry Cheesecake
Vegan and gluten-free, this delicious cheesecake is full of flavour and have a bright red topping.
91. Vegan Raspberry Amaretto Tart
Fresh raspberry, fragrant Amaretto and creamy macadamia. This tart is luscious and full of flavour.
92. Vegan Ferrero Rocher
Vegan Ferrero rocher (chocolate hazelnut truffles) are also gluten-free. They make a lovely homemade edible gift.
93. Vegan Truffles with Cashew Filling
7-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Truffles with creamy cashew butter filling. You can make these babies without baking in twenty minutes flat. They're also gluten-free.
94. Vegan Strawberry Cupcakes
Easy vegan strawberry cupcakes packed with real strawberries and flavour. So pretty in pink! There's a gluten-free option too.
95. Strawberry Shortbread Cookies
These vegan strawberry shortbread cookies are easy to make and covered in a strawberry glaze.
Check out these tasty romantic recipes which are gluten-free, such as flourless, grain-free or through swapping regular flours for a gluten-free alternative.
96. Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes
Soft and moist, these super simple chocolate cupcakes have a chocolate cocoa buttercream frosting on top.
97. Gluten-Free Whisky Almond Cookie Bars
These chocolate chip whisky cookie bars are deliciously boozy and use almond flour so they're gluten-free. They taste divine! A great sweet gift or dessert for adults.
98. Flourless Chocolate Cake
A rich, vegan chocolate cake recipe that will impress family and friends. This Making the BEST decadent Flourless Chocolate Cake at home is easier to do than you think! This recipe produces a super chocolatey cake with crispy, crackly edges and a fudgy interior!
99. Molten Lava Brownie
Fall in love with this easy Molten Lava Brownies recipe for two. Make it in less than 30 minutes in a mug or mini ramekins using just a few ingredients. With that melty chocolate lava cake centre, this dessert is irresistible.
100. Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcakes
This easy homemade Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake recipe is vegan, allergy-free, and made completely from scratch!
101. Triple Layer Cheesecake Hearts
These luxuriously creamy triple-layer cheesecake hearts are delicious, gluten-free, dairy-free desserts.
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