50+ Valentine’s Day Desserts

Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to show your loved one how much you care. And what better way to do that than with a delicious and decadent dessert? Here are 50+ Valentine’s Day dessert recipes that are sure to impress!

No matter what your loved one’s favorite dessert is, there’s sure to be a recipe on this list that they’ll love.

So get creative and make them a special dessert this Valentine’s Day.

PS – Be sure to check out these 50+ Valentine’s Day Recipes too!

Chocolate Desserts

This Dessert Charcuterie Board is a fun twist on a charcuterie board. This spread features cookies, pretzels, caramels, fruits, chocolates, and a creamy hazelnut spread for dipping.
Chocolate Charcuterie Board
Decadent yet elegant, a Classic French Chocolate Mousse is a must in your repertoire as a French host, or just to treat yourself.
Recipe: Pardon Your French
French Chocolate Mousse
Ooey gooey Brownies For Two are homemade deep dish brownies baked in ramekins. Top with vanilla ice cream for the perfect dessert for two.
Recipe: Homemade In The Kitchen
Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae For Two
Molten chocolate lava cakes, intensely chocolatey with a melty middle that oozes out when you take a bite – chocolate perfection.
Recipe: Bonni Bakery
Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes
Easy Coffee Truffles contain just 4 ingredients and are so simple to make! Coffee and chocolate come together to produce a luxurious sweet.
Recipe: It's Not Complicated Recipes
Chocolate Coffee Truffles
These heart-shaped chocolate chip cookies are perfect for valentines day! No chill time is required, so they’re easy to make in under 30 minutes!
Recipe: Bake and Bacon
Heart-shaped Chocolate Chip Cookies
In just 10 minutes you can have this rich, creamy dark chocolate fondue! Serve on a board with all your favorite dippers for a cozy spread!
Recipe: Barley and Sage
Chocolate Fondue Board
It only takes 10 minutes to make this homemade dark chocolate bark with strawberries, pistachios and toasted coconut. Naturally vegan, gluten free and easy!
Recipe: Crowded Kitchen
Strawberry & Pistachio Dark Chocolate Bark
Raspberry Rose Chocolate Cupcakes for Two: one for you, one for your boo. Or two for you, because no one is judging here!
Recipe: Broma Bakery
Raspberry Rose Chocolate Cupcakes for Two
This chocolate hazelnut meringue cake is a chocolate bomb. The cake is dense and fudgy like a brownie and the chocolate meringue is crispy yet chewy.
Recipe: Studio Baked
Chocolate Hazelnut Meringue Cake
Easy to make, 7 ingredient French Chocolate Crêpes make the perfect breakfast or Valentine’s Day treat. Unbelievably delicious.
Recipe: Emma Duckworth Bakes
Easy Chocolate Crêpes
If you are a true chocolate lover, you are in the right place. This luscious but easy Chocolate Cream Pie is one of the most comforting, satisfying desserts in existence. It’s a great choice when you’re looking for the perfect way to say Happy Valentine’s Day!
Recipe: Valerie's Kitchen
Chocolate Cream Pie

Other Desserts

One jar of butterscotch budino topped with salted caramel.
This Butterscotch Budino with Salted Caramel is like a pudding cup for grown ups. It's a rich and creamy indulgent treat that's not overly sweet.
Butterscotch Budino
Extreme close up of three blackberry lemon blondies stacked on top of eachother next to bowl of blackberries.
If lemon bars and blackberry pie had a baby, you’d have these Blackberry Lemon Blondies. They’re moist, tangy and delicious with bits of blackberries running throughout.
Blackberry Lemon Blondies
Creme brulee on cooling rack with spoon that's broken through the top.
This is the BEST Classic Creme Brulee recipe out there. Plus, you can make it up to four days ahead of time for easy entertaining!
Creme Brulee
Overhead close up of caramel apple tartlet.
These Rose Caramel Apple Tartlets are not only amazingly delicious, but beautiful too! Thin apple slices are arranged to look like a rose and drizzled with a yummy, spiked salted caramel sauce.
Apple Tartlets
Overhead close up of linzer cookie dusted with powdered sugar and filled with strawberry jam.
These Shortbread Jam Cookies are a delightful, sweet treat that's perfect for holidays like Christmas and Valentine's Day!
Jam Cookies
Canele cakes arranged on cooling rack.
It's not the canele recipe that makes great caneles; it's the process! With the right equipment and this tried-and-true technique, you'll make perfect French caneles with crisp, caramelized shells and luscious custardy centers.
Overhead shot of blackberry galette sliced up and topped with ice cream.
This rustic Blackberry Galette is a quick and easy dessert recipe that can be assembled in just 10 minutes using store-bought, refrigerated pie crust.
Blackberry Galette
Overhead shot of strawberry ricotta cake cut up with three serving plates of cake.
This Strawberry Ricotta Cake is the most delicious Italian-inspired dessert. The rich ricotta provides the cake with perfect moisture and density and the strawberries make the flavor pop. It’s almost like a combination between a cake and a cheesecake.
Strawberry Ricotta Cake
Plums roasted in deliciously spiced red wine is a fruit-forward dessert that’s ready and on the table in just 30 minutes!
Recipe: Whisked Away Kitchen
Spiced Red Wine Roasted Plums
Elevate your dessert game with Pistachio Raspberry Macarons. These dainty, pastel-hued treats are perfect for special celebrations like Valentine's Day.
Recipe: The White Whisk
Pistachio Raspberry Macarons
This Vegan Strawberry Mousse Pie with a gluten-free no-bake crust is creamy, slightly tart, sweet and altogether a delicious gluten free Valentine's dessert.
Recipe: Crowded Kitchen
Vegan Strawberry Mousse Pie
Authentic Italian Tiramisu
This authentic Italian Tiramisu recipe is super easy to make. You only need 6 ingredients to make this no-bake espresso-flavored dessert.
Recipe: Also The Crumbs Please
Authentic Italian Tiramisu
Individual No-Bake Cheesecake – Creamy and mousse-like, this mini no-bake cheesecake is served in individual dishes, making it a fancy yet simple dessert.
Recipe: Pretty Simple Sweet
No Bake Cheesecake Cups
These little confections bake up with a crispy outer shell that yield to an airy and chewy center. The blueberry sauce adds a little depth in the form of fruity tartness, which balances nicely with the sweetness of meringue. It also makes a fantastically stunning presentation.
Recipe: Salt n Pepper Here
Blueberry Swirl Meringue Cookies
These Strawberry Sugar Cookies are made with real strawberries! Best yet, they’re gluten free, nut free, eggless and easily vegan!
Recipe: Lane & Grey Fare
Strawberry Sugar Cookies
A gluten-free cherry pie recipe that’s insanely good! The easy tart cherry filling is homemade, baked in a flaky gluten-free pie crust.
Recipe: Heartbeet Kitchen
Gluten-Free Cherry Pie
This is the best red velvet bundt cake recipe…if not the best red velvet cake recipe. It’s incredibly moist and coated in a silky cream cheese glaze.
Recipe: Butternut Bakery
Red Velvet Bundt Cake
This scrumptious Homemade Strawberry Shortcake recipe is made from scratch using a method that makes it quick and easy!
Recipe: Five Heart Home
Easy Strawberry Shortcake
These white chocolate brownies, sometimes called gooey blondies, have the texture of brownies but use all white chocolate. They’re so delicious and easy to make with pantry staples. Perfect for parties year round or a sweet dessert!
Recipe: The Dizzy Cook
White Chocolate Blondies
This soft, flavorful Blood Orange Poundcake is made with both the juice and zest of blood oranges plus a little vegan sour cream for richness and it is topped off with beautifully pink icing, thanks to more blood orange juice.
Recipe: Well Fed Baker
Blood Orange Poundcake
Heart-shaped Raspberry Hand Pies filled with raspberry jam, fresh raspberries and oozing white chocolate are perfect for your Valentine.
Recipe: Emma Duckworth Bakes
Valentine’s Day Raspberry Hand Pies
This baked white chocolate cheesecake is incredibly creamy and rich, with a subtle white chocolate flavour. Easy to make, no water bath needed.
Recipe: The Loopy Whisk
Super Creamy White Chocolate Cheesecake
This is a recipe for a decadent chocolate creme brulee, and includes tips on how to successfully prep it in time for Valentine’s Day.
Recipe: Cooking Therapy
Chocolate Creme Brulee
These homemade Strawberry Cake Pops are made with a sweet strawberry cake, rich strawberry buttercream, and are made completely from scratch!
Recipe: Bake and Bacon
Cake Pops
Surprise a loved one and play cupid this Valentine’s Day with this Hidden Heart Loaf Cake. A deliciously soft vanilla sponge cake meets a raspberry flavoured hidden heart, and a delicious vanilla icing with fresh raspberries to garnish is sure to have them falling head over heels.
Recipe: My Kitchen's Drawer
Hidden Heart Loaf Cake
These moist strawberry muffins are packed with 2 cups of fresh strawberries and perfected with a bakery-style domed top.
Recipe: The First Year Blog
Strawberry Muffins
Beautiful mini pavlovas filled with blood orange curd with a perfectly crispy exterior and fluffy interior!
Recipe: Moments of Sugar
Mini Pavlovas with Blood Orange Curd
These two bite Strawberry Jam Cookies can be whipped up in 30 minutes and only require 7 ingredients and make a great Valentine’s Day cookie!
Recipe: Life Around the Table
Heart Shaped Thumbprint Cookies

No-Bake Desserts

Overhead close up of bowl of coffee mousse topped with flaky salt, mint sprig and chocolate shavings.
Coffee Mousse is a decadent, airy dessert flavored with coffee & cocoa. Made with whipped cream & ricotta cheese to make it creamy without gelatin.
Coffee Mousse
Tanghulu skewers on plate.
Snacking on fruit is fun again thanks to tanghulu! Skewered fruit is dipped in an easy and sweet sugar syrup, giving you a glistening and fruity snack no one can pass up. Best of all, it’s easy to make at home using almost any fruit you like!
Four jars of ricotta mousse topped with raspberries.
Ricotta Mousse can be made in just 10-minutes with 4 simple ingredients. This no-bake, make-ahead raspberry mousse is a creamy, decadent and delicious. 
Ricotta Mousse
Learn how to make the ultimate, best ever chocolate covered strawberries! They look & taste like they came from a fancy chocolate shop—but for a fraction of the price!
Recipe: Amy's Healthy Baking
Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Pomegranate Champagne Sorbet is an easy sorbet recipe perfect for Valentine's Day! Isn’t it so pretty? This pomegranate sorbet is a classy treat perfect for celebrating love!
Recipe: The Cookie Rookie
Pomegranate Champagne Sorbet
Ring in the year with sweet, sparkling frozen Prosecco grapes – a poppable appetizer or dessert that will have everyone raving!
Recipe: Julie Blanner
Sugared Prosecco Grapes
Creamy, fluffy and fruity, this raspberry mousse recipe creates the most delicious cake filling and also works as an elegant dessert!
Recipe: Savor The Best
Raspberry Mousse
Just in the nick of time for Valentine's day, I’m sliding in with this Red Velvet Cake Ice Cream recipe! All the heart eyes for this one!
Recipe: Wild Thistle Kitchen
Red Velvet Cake Ice Cream
You won’t believe how incredibly easy it is to make creamy and luscious chocolate pudding from scratch! Skip the box and give this classic homemade pudding recipe a try.
Recipe: A Spicy Perspective
Homemade Chocolate Pudding
These Guava Dragon Fruit Popsicles are made with guava juice, fresh dragon fruit, Greek yogurt, and just a little sweet hint of agave, These popsicles are extremely simple to make, and relatively healthy!
Recipe: Food Duchess
Guava Dragon Fruit Popsicles
You will love the subtle, complementary flavours of honey and Earl Grey tea in this light, refreshing Panna Cotta.
Recipe: Life Around the Table
Earl Grey Panna Cotta
Our summer Watermelon Fruit Salad with strawberries, raspberries, cherries & lime mint dressing is a refreshing, easy spin on classic fruit salad.
Recipe: Crowded Kitchen
Red Fruit Salad
This Triple Berry Parfait is a mix of a thick very berry smoothie, with crushed chocolate chip cookies, whipped cream and fresh raspberries. And of course, the special ingredient is love!
Recipe: Joanna Anastasia
Triple Berry Parfait

50+ Delicious Valentine’s Day Desserts

Valentine's Day is the perfect day to show your loved one how much you care. And what better way to do that than with a delicious and decadent dessert? Here are 50+ Valentine's Day dessert recipes that are sure to impress! Try this Coffee Mousse. It's a decadent, airy dessert flavored with coffee & cocoa.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Resting Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 people



  • Chocolate Shavings
  • Mint Sprigs


  • Purée ricotta, cocoa powder and coffee in a blender until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl; set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the cream until thick. Add the powdered sugar and continue to beat until the cream holds stiff peaks.
  • Fold in cream into the ricotta mixture in 3 stages. Spoon the mousse into serving bowls and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Garnish with chocolate shavings and mint and serve.
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Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 78mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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