Valentine’s Recipes: 8 How-To Videos

Dessert,Featured Article,Holidays,Valentines Day
February 3, 2014

From chocolate recipes to handmade conversation hearts, express your sweet side this Valentine's Day.

Valentine’s Recipes: 8 How-To Videos
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End your Valentine’s Day dinner on a sweet note with one of our fantastic chocolate recipes or made-from-scratch Valentine’s Day candies. In the videos below, we’ll show you every step for each of the recipes. So whether you (or your sweetie) prefer classic cake or a savory-sweet mix of chocolate and bacon, we’ve got you covered.

Chocolate Cake Recipe

Recipe: Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting
If there’s such a thing as culinary soul mates, chocolate and peanut butter fit that description. This classic chocolate sheet cake is a cinch to make and boasts a rich peanut butter icing.

Chocolate Covered Bacon Recipe

Recipe: Chocolate-Covered Bacon
For the adventurer in your life, the unexpected meld of chocolate and bacon will be a captivating treat. Chocolate covered bacon can be covered in crushed peanuts, pistachios or even a marshmallow drizzle.

Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Recipe: Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies
Red velvet marries Valentine’s Day color and sweet (but not too-sweet) cheesecake flavor. Cut into heart-shaped servings and arrange on a simple tray for maximum festivity.

Homemade Conversation Hearts Recipe

Recipe: Homemade Conversation Hearts
Put a homemade spin on a schoolyard favorite. This plumped up version of conversation hearts leaves lots of room for creativity. Adorn hearts with sweet sayings or monograms.

Ultimate Valentine’s Day Truffle Recipe

Recipe: Ultimate Valentine’s Day Truffle
Valentine’s candy gets a luxurious upgrade in these chocolatey truffles. Almond cakes and berry preserves are the secret to achieving layered flavor.

Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies Recipe

Recipe: Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies 
A Valentine’s treat that’s ideal for sharing; these sandwich cookies can be easily wrapped in cheery paper for a Valentine’s gift.

Molten Chocolate Cake Recipe

Recipe: Molten Chocolate Cake
Emulate the feeling of dessert at a fine steakhouses with miniature molten chocolate cakes. Just beware that by using individual ramekins you may encourage the chocoholic in your life not to share.

Chewy Flourless Chocolate Cookies

Recipe: Chewy Flourless Chocolate Cookies
Have no fear—the gluten-free love of your life can still enjoy Valentine’s sweets. These flourless chocolate cookies rely on chopped walnuts instead of flour.