Valentine’s Day is upon us and love is in the air. Everywhere we look around. Every sight and every sound. Were you like me and love this song?
Whether you’ll be in the company of your best girls, celebrating Gal-entine’s Day over cocktails (thanks Leslie Knope), cooking with your sweetie, or rocking it solo, we’ve got you covered. We’ve scoured the web for some of the sexiest, cutest, festive recipes for this holiday, and we think you’ll fall in love (or at least go a bit weak in the knees).
Thanks to my intrepid contributor Hayley, (definitely check her out over here and here) today’s post is chock-full of sweetness, bubbles and lots of pink. And THAT is what Valentine’s Day is all about.
Now, let’s get that heart going pitter-patter…
I’m sure you’ll find tons of Pin-worthy heart-day pin-spiration (I have!) so as always, please click through to the original food blog when pinning.
Valentine’s Day Desserts
For the sweet tooth’s out there (ahem…ourselves included), we found some sinfully decadent treats that you’re sure to be smitten with.
Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Pops from A Spicy Perspective
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake from Cooking Classy
Mini Red Velvet Cheesecakes from Baked by Rachel
Raspberry Rose and Pistachio Pavlova from The Kitchy Kitchen
Chocolate Raspberry Pot de Crème from Citrus and Candy
Dark Chocolate Raspberry Tartlets with Port Whipped Cream from Caren Blair
White Chocolate Chunk Lavender Ice Cream from How Sweet It Is
Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies from Sally’s Baking Addiction
Chocolate Lovers Triple Layer Coffee Caramel Chocolate Mousse Cakes from Half Baked Harvest
Pretty in Pink
Don’t be embarrassed. It’s totally okay if you’re blushing over these recipes—there’s just something undeniably romantic about pink food and drink. Even if you’re a self-professed tomboy, these treats are enough to conjure up your inner princess.
Orange Flavored Beetroot Waffles from Almond Corner
Forget Me Nots (Rose Flavored Meringue Cookies from Boulder Locavore
Dark Chocolate Cake Donuts with Blood Orange Glaze from Lakyn and Judah
Pink Ricotta Pancakes from A Beautiful Mess
Raspberry Rosewater Gin Rickey from Sweet Peas and Saffron
Raspberry Eclairs from Spoon Fork Bacon
Pink Soup from Cafe Patita
Beet Pasta Ravioli with Goat Cheese, Hazelnuts and Chives from The Italian Dish
Charleston Pink Lady Cocktails from Return to Sunday Supper
Pink Ombre Cake for Two from I Wash You Dry
Rosewater Panna Cotta from Sips and Spoonfuls
Ginger Grapefruit Cocktails from Tasteseekers Kitchen
Pink Snoball Cakelettes from Sprinkle Bakes
Velvety Beet Cupcakes from Pinecone Camp
Pink Peppercorn Macarons with White Chocolate Grapefruit Ganache from The Hungry Muse
Love Potion Cocktail from Jelly Toast
Roasted Beet Ice Cream from Love & Olive Oil
Strawberry Sugar Cookies from Cooking Classy
Raspberry Mousse from A Finn in the Kitchen
Clover Club Cocktail from Home Speakeasy
Heart Shaped Sweet Treats
Our hearts are a flutter over these flirty treats. What could be sweeter than showing your love with a sweet heart?
Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies from Fork Knife Swoon
Chocolate Strawberry Hearts from Heather’s French Press
Sweet Heart Cupcakes from Glorious Treats
Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies from The Novice Chef
Pecan Linzer Cookies with Cherry Filling from An Edible Mosaic
Dark Chocolate Cupid Heart Macarons from Best Friends For Frosting
Strawberry Coeur a La Creme from The Devil’s Food Advocate
Ice Cream Sandwiches with Bittersweet Chocolate Heart Cookies from Feasting at Home
Valentine Snack Cakes from The Merry Thought
Valentine’s Day Heart Cookies from Food on Paper
Baked Red Velvet Heart Shaped Donuts from Katie’s Cucina
Strawberry Nutella Heart Pie Pops from The Domestic Rebel
Champagne—c’est si bon, no? And it’s not just for drinking, but we do suggest you sip some fine bubbly while you sneak it into these luxurious recipes. Santé!
Oysters with Champagne Mignonette from The Endless Meal
Rosewater and Rosemary Winter Champagne Cocktail from Gingersnaps
Easy Champagne Risotto from Le Fork
Chestnut Macarons with Pink Champagne from Mowielicious
Unicorn Tears from Just Putzing Around the Kitchen
Chocolate Champagne Truffles from The Curvy Carrot
Pink Champagne Heart Shaped Jello Shots from That’s so Michelle
Dark Chocolate Cherry Champagne Cakes from The Candid Appetite
Pink Champagne Cookies from Girl Versus Dough
And here are a few of my favorite Valentine creations, as seen here on FoodieCrush
Now, time go get your lover, your gal pal or your four-legged bestie, and start cooking.
Happy Valentines Day.
This recipe round-up was lovingly curated and created by FoodieCrush contributor Hayley Teater
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