It’s almost Valentine’s Day so get ready for February 14th with these 40+ Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes. From my favorite Raspberry Bundt Cake to decadent Chocolate Pound Cake to all things decorated red and pink, there’s still plenty of time to pick out your favorite Valentine’s dessert!
Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, or ignoring the whole day in lieu of eating chocolate, I’m sharing more than 40+ Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes with you! Whether you’re looking for a dessert that we can classify as breakfast 😉, a fun baking project to do with your kiddos, or a perfectly decadent dessert to celebrate with your significant other, I’ve got all sorts of ideas for you.
Check out all of my favorite Valentine’s Day dessert ideas down below!
The best Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes:
Strawberry Bundt Cake
This homemade Strawberry Bundt Cake, similar to a strawberry pound cake, is made with freeze dried strawberries and a homemade strawberry puree. It’s packed with sweet strawberries, topped with a strawberry glaze, and is light and fluffy in texture.
Chocolate Pound Cake
One of my favorite chocolate desserts of all time is this recipe for Chocolate Pound Cake. It’s a moist chocolate bundt cake with chocolate ganache drizzled on top. Fresh strawberries and whipped cream top off this perfect Valentine’s Day cake.
Fudge Cake Recipe
One of my newest favorite desserts, this Fudge Cake Recipe is a cross between a rich fudge brownie and a moist chocolate cake. It’s filled with toasted pecans and topped with powdered sugar and it comes together in just one bowl.
Raspberry Bundt Cake
Made with fresh raspberry puree and freeze dried raspberries, this pretty-in-pink Raspberry Bundt Cake makes a stunning Valentine’s dessert centerpiece. This cake is incredibly moist, full of sweet raspberry flavor, and so, so pretty.
Chocolate Chip M&M Cookie Bars
One of my all time favorite cookie bar recipes is this Chocolate Chip M&M Cookie Bars one made with Valentine’s Day M&Ms and topped with heart-shaped chocolates. It begins with my favorite chocolate chip cookie dough and is baked until the edges are slightly crispy and the center is soft, gooey, and chewy. Top with a little flaked sea salt!
Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Bars
Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Bars begin with a flaky pie crust that’s filled with a strawberry rhubarb filling (more strawberry-to-rhubarb ratio so it’s sweeter) and topped with a buttery brown sugar crumb topping.
Strawberry Jam Shortbread Bars
These buttery babies are made with only a few ingredients and are so irresistible! Strawberry Jam Shortbread Bars filled with strawberry jam are melt-in-your-mouth buttery, subtly sweet, and incredibly versatile. Don’t like strawberry jam? Use raspberry, apricot, cherry, etc. instead. Or, try Nutella!
These Strawberry Blondies have a whipped cream frosting on top and are thick, gooey, and so chewy in the centers. They are one of my favorite dessert bars!
White Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Bites
These cute White Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Bites are made in a mini cupcake pan. The fudge brownie bites have a raspberry baked inside, and then they are dunked in white chocolate and topped with fresh raspberries and Valentine’s sprinkles.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Brownies
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Brownies begin with a fudge brownie recipe (you can make homemade or use boxed mix) that’s been cutout into hearts. Each heart shaped brownie is topped with strawberry frosting (aka strawberry buttercream) and topped with a homemade chocolate covered strawberry.
Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies
You can make these Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies with either boxed brownie mix or a homemade fudge brownie recipe. Before they’re baked, they are swirled with a homemade raspberry cheesecake filling.
Double Chocolate Cookie Strawberry Nutella Pie
This ultra decadent dessert is a Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Strawberry Nutella Cream Pie, which means it begins with a double chocolate chip cookie crust, is filled with strawberries and a Nutella cream filling, and topped with whipped cream.
Strawberry Funfetti Cake
Light and fluffy funfetti cake is filled with a strawberry jam filling and topped with a homemade strawberry buttercream. It’s an easy layer cake recipe that is as pretty as it is tasty. This Strawberry Funfetti Cake won’t disappoint!
Strawberry Shortcake Cake
My favorite classic strawberry shortcake recipe gets a makeover by being turned into a layer cake! This Strawberry Shortcake Cake recipe is two layers of flaky biscuits filled with fresh whipped cream and sweet strawberries macerated with sugar and fresh mint. Serve it slightly warm for the ultimate dessert.
Marble Pound Cake
This elegant Vanilla Chocolate Marble Pound Cake recipe is buttery, rich, and so moist. The chocolate layer is incredibly rich and decadent, and it’s made from the vanilla pound cake base. It’s topped with homemade chocolate ganache. Top with whipped cream or ice cream if you’re feeling extra!
Funfetti Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
This Chocolate Chip Funfetti Cookie Cake is crispy on the edges, chewy in the center, and incredibly gooey. It’s made with red and pink sprinkles, m&ms, and chocolate chips. Top it with vanilla frosting for extra decadence.
Rich and elegant, a Classic Cheesecake with Strawberries is one of the best loved desserts. This is my favorite cheesecake recipe because it doesn’t crack but doesn’t require a water bath either. It’s perfectly creamy, rich, and tangy.
No Bake Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Trifles
This No Bake Strawberry Chocolate Cheesecake Trifle recipe has layers of graham cracker crumbs, chocolate cheesecake, fresh strawberries, and homemade whipped cream. It’s such an easy no bake cheesecake recipe, and I love that it’s served in individual glasses.
No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Strawberries
Need a super simple dessert or appetizer? These Chocolate Cheesecake Strawberries are no bake and use only a few ingredients. Cut the strawberries in half and fill with chocolate cheesecake.
Mini Turtle Cheesecakes
Smooth and creamy, these Mini Turtle Cheesecakes are made muffin tins with my favorite homemade cheesecake recipe. They’re topped with rich caramel sauce, chocolate ganache, and toasted pecans.
Strawberries and Cream Sandwich Cookies
These Strawberries and Cream Sandwich Cookies, aka Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies are so cute for Valentine’s Day! They begin with strawberry cake mix and are filled with homemade frosting and rolled in festive sprinkles. These would also be a great Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipe for a class party!
Double Chocolate Fudge Cookies
These Double Chocolate Fudge Cookies are a cross between fudge and a brownie. They’re intensely chocolatey with a brownie texture (chewy in the centers with a fudgy consistency).
Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies
Thick and chewy Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies are full of the classic red velvet flavor. They’re soft yet chewy with crisp edges. The white chocolate chips add an extra richness to the buttery cookies.
White Chocolate Cherry Almond Cookies
These thick and chewy White Chocolate Cherry Almond Cookies are made with almond extract, slivered almonds, dried cherries, and white chocolate chips. They’re soft and chewy, and the cherry almond flavor is perfect for Valentine’s Day.
Flourless Mocha Chocolate Cake
This ultra decadent Mocha Flourless Chocolate Cake is topped with chocolate ganache, whipped cream, and fresh raspberries. Flourless chocolate cake is incredibly rich and perfect for any chocolate lover! Plus, it’s a gluten free dessert that doesn’t take any unusual ingredients.
Molten Chocolate Mug Cake
Perfect for a midnight snack, this Molten Chocolate Mug Cake is made in the microwave with just a few ingredients. All ingredients get whisked in a mug, and it’s cooked in the microwave until it’s light and fluffy with a molten chocolate center. It makes one of my favorite Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes for one or two!
Berry Vanilla Naked Cake
One of my all time favorite cake recipes is this triple layer Berry Vanilla Naked Cake with lemon whipped cream cheese frosting. Each layer of vanilla cake is swirled with a homemade berry puree, and it’s filled with fresh strawberries and whipped cream cheese frosting. It’s light, fluffy, and the frosting is to die for.
Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Buttercream
This fluffy Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Buttercream is light and moist. The vanilla layer cake is frosted with homemade strawberry buttercream and topped with fresh strawberries. It’s an easy homemade cake recipe and it never disappoints.
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Buttery and sweet, these homemade Red Velvet Cupcakes are topped with cream cheese frosting. Red velvet is made with a hint of cocoa, and it has a buttery, slightly tangy chocolate flavor.
Raspberry Orange Cupcakes
One of my favorite cupcake recipes, these Raspberry Orange Cupcakes are a fluffy orange cake filled with fresh orange raspberry whipped cream. They’re topped with an orange buttercream and fresh raspberries.
Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes
Inside out, these Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes are a fluffy and moist vanilla shortcake cupcake filled with fresh whipped cream and fresh strawberries. How cute is this as one of your Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes??
Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes
This Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes recipe is a shortcut recipe because it begins with cake mix and strawberry gelatin. The fluffy strawberry cupcakes are filled with whipped cream and they are topped with homemade strawberry frosting.
Flaky Blackberry Pie with a lattice crust is a must! The buttery pie crust is nice and flaky, and it pairs perfectly with the sweet blackberry flavor. Top with whipped cream or ice cream!
Strawberry Hand Pies
Homemade Strawberry Hand Pies begin with a cream cheese pie crust that is incredibly buttery and flaky. They’re filled with a fresh strawberry pie filling and baked until golden brown. Top with powdered sugar, or serve with ice cream to make one of the best Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes.
Strawberry Marshmallow Pie
This No Bake Strawberry Marshmallow Pie is made with cream cheese, marshmallow fluff, marshmallows, and fresh (or frozen) strawberries. The crust is a classic graham cracker crust, the filling is my take on my favorite strawberry fruit dip (cream cheese mixed with marshmallow fluff), and it’s topped with whipped cream.
Homemade Cherry Pie is one of my favorite desserts of all time. The fresh cherries pair so well with my favorite flaky pie crust recipe (you can use frozen cherries too). The red cherries fit perfectly with the Valentine’s Day theme!
Strawberry Crumb Cake Muffins
These moist Strawberry Crumb Cake Muffins have a brown sugar crumb topping are made with fresh strawberries and drizzled with a sweet vanilla glaze. We love these as a Valentine’s Day breakfast recipe, but they’re perfect as a dessert too!
Raspberry Almond Cream Scones
Buttery and flaky, this Raspberry Almond Scone Recipe is a cream scone recipe filled with fresh raspberries, slivered almonds, and almond extract. They’re tender and light, moist and sweet, and a fabulous breakfast for Valentine’s Day.
Strawberry Chocolate Scones
These Strawberry Chocolate Scones have an orange glaze on top. It’s a flaky, buttery scone recipe with fresh strawberries, dark chocolate chunks, and a zesty orange glaze. These are definitely one my favorite desserts for Valentine’s Day, but they totally double as a decadent breakfast option.
Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins
These Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins are made with sour cream so they’re incredibly moist, fluffy, and rich. They’re my favorite when they’re served warm from the oven, because the chocolate chunks inside are melty and glorious.
Strawberry Shortcake Donuts
Strawberry Shortcake Donuts are such a fun Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipe! These homemade baked donuts are a shortcake donut rolled in cinnamon sugar, sliced in half, and filled with fresh strawberries and whipped cream. It’s breakfast and dessert rolled in one, and they’re utterly irresistible.
Strawberry Ice Cream
Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream is smooth and creamy, and it’s filled with fresh strawberries! It’s such a pretty pink color, and it’s an easy recipe because the ice cream maker does all of the work!
Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake Muffins
These light and fluffy Chocolate Chip Muffins with a crumb cake topping are rich, moist, and so sweet. The crumb cake topping is made with cinnamon and brown sugar, which pairs perfectly with the rich chocolate flavor.
Strawberry Nutella Turnovers
This is one of my favorite easy Valentine’s Day desserts! Fresh strawberries and Nutella are baked inside of puff pastry and served warm with powdered sugar. You’ll be making these Strawberry Nutella Turnovers over and over again!
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