Nothing says “I love you” like a home-cooked dessert. Why not indulge your loved ones in a decadent Valentine’s Day recipe this year?
They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach – so you’re in certainly in with more of a chance with a rich and indulgent dessert. Instead of opting for cheap flowers and a boring box of chocolates this year, why not whip up a home-cooked Valentine’s Day treat?
Whether you’re making dinner for your partner, date, family, friends or kids, they’ll feel appreciated (and treated) with one of these delicious and easy dessert recipes. They’re quick to make, but are sure to make dinner party memories that will last a lifetime:
Cheers to mini churros
Sweet pastry, creamy chocolate and a whole lot of crunch for a sophisticated touch. These mini churros with chocolate dipping sauce are an all-time favourite – and provide something a little out of the ordinary for the Valentine’s Day table. With hints of caramel, cinnamon and buttery vanilla, this dessert recipe is sure to tickle even the most hard-to-get tastebuds.
Chocolate Self Saucing Puddings
Looking for something a little bit saucy? These self-saucing chocolate puddings are calling your name. Full of rich, indulgent flavours, this easy recipe can be whipped up in under an hour (most of which is spent baking in the oven!).
Fudgy chocolate mousse cake
This is the perfect dessert recipe: decadent fudgy texture, sweet roasted strawberries and a hearty handful of cream. There’s enough love in this dish to suit your Valentine’s Day feast, but it’s sure to become a family classic down the line too.
Summer loving with an Eton mess
Got a crush with Valentine’s Day? Celebrate the taste of summer with our take on the Eton mess. These individual desserts are kind of like a deconstructed pavlova, with layers of meringue, whipped cream and syrupy fruits. Best of all? They’re not so rich or heavy that they’ll send you straight to sleep.
Go big or go home: a homemade chocolate hamper
Why give a box of store-bought chocolates when you could go all out to show your love and make your own? This delicious chocolate dessert gift is packed with scrumptious cocoa delights, from chocolate bark to truffles and brownies. It’s the surprise of the season!