When it comes to Valentine’s Day desserts chocolate is almost mandatory! Chocolate and Valentines go together, whether you are looking for a decadent chocolate cake or a simpler, less calorie laden dessert like chocolate pudding.
Why do we love chocolate desserts? Scientist have discovered that it contains an endorphin, phenylethylamine, levels of which in the brain have been linked to falling in love.
Or maybe it is just because chocolate tastes so good! Here are 20+ delicious Valentines Day chocolate desserts you can make for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.
Some of these desserts are complicated and time consuming, but some are simple and have only a few ingredients. No matter what your level of cooking experience you can show your love by making a homemade chocolate dessert
Pie is appropriate for many holidays, including Valentine's Day. This pie is delectable combination of chocolate flavors, with an Oreo crust, chocolate mousse filling and a layer of cookies and cream filling. It takes a little effort to make this pie, but your family and friends are sure to love the finished result.
This chocolate chia pudding with cherries is a creamy and easy dessert everyone will enjoy. It has no dairy, no refined sugar and a delicious creamy chocolate flavor that gives it all the flavor of a dessert without any guilt.
With this easy fudge recipe you can make delicious chocolate almond fudge in no time at all! This foolproof recipe has only four ingredients and is perfect for kids or adults to make as a Valentine's Day gift.
These bite sized cheesecakes are a great mini dessert. The cheesecakes are made in mini muffin tins, which are filled with cookie crust and topped off with chocolate cheesecake filling. Each dessert is finished off with chocolate glaze and one raspberry.
These cookies are a fun Valentine surprise! They look like chocolate cookies but have a cherry hidden inside! Maraschino cherries are covered with frosting and baked inside the cookie for a tasty treat.
This chocolate tart is gorgeous, with an amazing combination of colors. I love the way the chocolate crust is topped with cherry curd filling,drizzled with more chocolate and garnished with freeze dried strawberries and mint.
Not every chocolate dessert has to be full of sugar and calorie laden. This vegan dessert is made creamy from avocado, banana and coconut milk for a pudding without any dairy products. With this dessert you can have lots of chocolate flavor with no guilt!
Red velvet is a classic flavor that is especially appropriate for Valentine's Day since it combines chocolate with a seasonal red color. These red velvet brownies are made even tastier by adding lots of Oreos. Lots and lots of Oreos, so that they cover the surface of brownies and make a delicious treat for the Oreo lover in your life.
Sometimes you don't want dessert for a crowd, but just for you and your Valentine. This chocolate cake recipe is perfectly size for two. The rich chocolate layer cake is topped with chocolate frosting and then made even fancier with a two toned white and red frosting on top.
Candy is a traditional Valentines treat and this Saltine Toffee is perfect for sharing with friends and family. Salty crackers are topped with caramel, chocolate and candy for an easy to make candy treat. It is a sweet and salty combination, which makes it addictive to eat!
Beets are an excellent ingredient to add to chocolate cake, because they keep the cake moist without changing the taste. These cupcakes top off the chocolate beet cupcakes with a pink cream cheese frosting.
This cookie recipe makes pretty heart shaped chocolate cutout cookies and turns them into a Valentine's sandwich with pink buttercream frosting. The sweet frosting combined with the not too sweet cookies is sure to be a hit with kids and adults.
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