In today’s post: These Valentine’s Day desserts looks gorgeous and taste amazing, but they are all easy enough for anyone to make.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: holidays are mostly an excuse for food IMO. I know, I know, we celebrate love on Valentine’s Day, but what better way to share love than with chocolate? And since none of us want to spend the whole day in the kitchen, I’ve collected 30 of the best Valentine’s Day desserts that are EASY to make. They look fancy, they taste great, but they’re simple enough to make for your sweetheart without any stress!
Easy Heart Shaped Desserts
Don’t be intimidated by this Raspberry Nutella Heart: it’s made with just a couple ingredients, including prepared puff pastry sheets, so it comes together quickly. It just looks like it took a lot of work, making it the perfect treat.
If you want to make a heart shaped cake but don’t have a special pan, don’t worry! This post shows you four easy ways to make heart shaped cakes with no special equipment.
These easy Valentine’s Donuts are made from store bought biscuits amped up with a pink cream filling and delicious chocolate ganache or vanilla glaze. From Butter with a Slice of Bread.
Like peanut butter? Mix up the creamy peanut butter filling for these Chocolate Peanut Butter Hearts from three simple ingredients, then cut it out with a heart cookie cutter and chill. Dip in melted chocolate chips for a rich, amazing Valentine’s Day candy.
Heart Shaped Hand Pies are quick to make using refrigerated pie dough. The combination of fresh berries and Nutella is amazing! From The Many Little Joys.
Valentine’s Day Cakes
This festive and delicious Valentine’s Day Cake is so easy to make! It uses a boxed mix that you turn half pink with strawberry Jell-O mix for a swirled cake when you cut into. From Julie’s Eats and Treats.
This mini cake made for two looks absolutely beautiful, but it’s very easy to put together using a vanilla cake mix, food coloring, and a simple whipped cream frosting.
This rich chocolate cake is made from scratch, along with a sweet strawberry buttercream frosting, but the recipe is straightforward and great instructions make it easy to complete at home. Decorate with sprinkles for an impressive look without much work. From Handle the Heat.
If you are a chocolate lover, you are going to fall in love with this rich chocolate cake after one bite. The from scratch recipe doesn’t take much longer than using a boxed mix but the result in 100% decadence. Imagine how it would taste drizzled with caramel! From Two Peas and Their Pod.
Chocolate cake mix and raspberry pie filling combine in this rich, fudge “cobbler” – it’s like cake on top with fudge filling underneath. Prep time is less than 5 minutes for this delicious dessert. Try serving it with vanilla ice cream.
This cake starts with a strawberry cake mix that gets a few extra ingredients. This helps it taste more like a bakery cake – and makes enough batter for some mini cupcakes to use as decorations! From Tastes of Lizzy T.
Easy No Bake Valentines Desserts
Chocolate Covered Pretzels made the perfect sweet treat for friends, coworkers, or even a kids party. Instructions from Premeditated Leftovers.
Chex cereal gets coated with a mix of white chocolate and strawberry pudding mix, plus lots of fun Valentine’s sprinkles in this easy treat. From Butter with a Slice of Bread.
This fudge only takes a few ingredients and a couple of minutes to make! Slice it up to give as gifts, or enjoy it with your Valentine. From My Heavenly Recipes.
Chocolate Berry Cups are not only delicious but also very quick & easy to make. Perfect mix of flavors for Valentines Day. From The Food Blog.
Strawberry wafers and vanilla candy melts combine to make this gorgeous Valentine’s Day white chocolate bark that’s easy enough for kids to make. From My Crazy Good Life.
These floats could not be easier to put together, but they look so fun and festive! From Somewhat Simple.
Valentine’s Day Cookies
Red Velvet Sugar Cookies only take about 20 minutes to make! They look adorable with white chocolate hearts on top, but you could top them with a chocolate truffle instead. This is a small batch recipe for two people. From Dessert for Two.
If you’re looking for cute, tasty sugar cookies but don’t want to spend much time on them, DON’T buy them from the store! Use this cheater recipe instead, which takes hardly any time to mix up.
These cookies mix up in one bowl with just four ingredients! Add Valentine’s M&Ms to make them even cuter. From Persnickety Plates.
These gorgeous heart shaped cookies are made from a simple shortbread dough with raspberry jam sandwiched in between them. They take a little longer to make because you’ll need to chill the dough, but they’re so pretty it’s worth it! From Ahead of Thyme.
Cocoa powder replaces some of the flour in these soft chocolate sugar cookies, making them rich and delicious. And you don’t even have to chill the dough!
Sprinkle sugar cookies are super soft, tender on the inside and deliciously sweet. Much easier than cut out cookies! From I Heart Naptime.
More Easy Valentines Desserts
These trifles take just 10 minutes to put together, using an angel food cake and instant pudding, but they look so impressive! From The Butter Half.
Valentines Cheesecake is a triple layer dessert with a cookie crust. It’s easy to make, it’s no-bake, and it’s frozen, so you can make it ahead and serve it when you’re ready. From Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons.
All you need is raspberries, powdered sugar, cream, and dark chocolate to make heart shaped chocolates filled with a simple homemade raspberry mousse. This is an easy, impressive Valentine’s recipe. From The Loopy Whisk.
Red velvet cake gets mixed with cream cheese to transform it into a luscious truffle filling. Roll it into balls and then coat it with white chocolate and top with sprinkles. From Berly’s Kitchen.
Strawberries, jello, and whipped cream combine to make this elegant dessert that takes just minutes to put together! From Butter with a Side of Bread.
It only takes about 10 minutes to make this gorgeous chocolate fondue – perfect for dipping with fruit, cake, pretzels, and more. From Chelsea’s Messy Apron.