Ultimate Valentine’s Day Dessert Guide

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Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love, happiness and enjoy a few delicious, sweet treats! Over the years, I’ve shared so many fantastic recipes to enjoy for this day of love! I’m putting together this ultimate Valentine’s Day dessert guide so you find all those recipes in one spot! This collection of dessert recipes features cakes, cheesecakes, macarons, cookies and pastries. Whichever dessert you choose to bake for the holiday, it’s bound to be a hit! I hope you enjoy this sweet dessert collection!

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Persian Love Cake

A delicate and delicious pistachio rosewater cake with orange zest and cardamom, topped with a rosewater glaze and rose petals!

a single layer Persian Love Cake with a glaze, topped with rose petals, on a green cake stand

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

My all-time favorite Valentine’s Day dessert!! Chocolate covered strawberries are so easy and fun to make at home! And, they’re great to give away to family and friends!

many chocolate covered strawberries with various designs on a plate, on a table.

Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Cookies 

These fun and easy to make sugar cookies are frosted with my favorite raspberry buttercream!

heart raspberry sugar cookies with fresh berries

Strawberry Vanilla Heart Cake

This impressive and pretty heart shaped cake will sweep anyone off their feet! Made with simple vanilla cake, strawberry preserve filling, and strawberry buttercream! Delicious and elegant!

a pink, heart shaped cake with sprinkles on a table with strawberries

The Best Strawberry Cheesecake

I make this incredible berry cheesecake with loads of fresh strawberries and garnish the top with chocolate covered strawberries! Plus, lots of whipped cream!

strawberry cheesecake with chocolate covered strawberries

Easy Strawberry Cream Puffs

One of my favorite pastry recipes! These easy and delicate strawberry cream puffs are made with classic pate a choux dough and filled with strawberry whipped cream!

a close up image of strawberry cream puffs on a serving tray

No-Bake Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Almost too pretty to eat, almost! You’ll love this easy, no-bake vanilla cheesecake with a chocolate Oreo cookie crust and swirls of raspberry sauce shaped like little hearts! Perfect for Valentine’s Day!

an image of a cheesecake with heart swirls on the top, on a table with raspberries

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Another fantastic cheesecake recipe, this one with raspberries and white chocolate! I love the tart raspberry sauce that is added on the top, along with the whipped cream!

slice of raspberry cheesecake with raspberry sauce

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

One of my favorite chocolate cake recipes, this raspberry cake is perfect for Valentine’s Day! It’s filled with crushed berries and the best raspberry buttercream!

chocolate raspberry cake with berry buttercream and fresh raspberries

Raspberry Tiramisu Cake

This stunning tiramisu cake is made with delicate sponge cake layers, raspberry sauce and creamy tiramisu filling. The flavors are out of this world!

sliced raspberry tiramisu cake with fresh berries and ladyfinger cookies

Easy Strawberry Cupcakes

This easy and fun recipe for strawberry cupcakes is bound to delight! The cupcakes are made with diced strawberries and frosted with a delicious strawberry buttercream!

easy strawberry cupcakes with strawberry cupcakes and strawberries

Strawberry Cheesecake Tart

How stunning is this elegant strawberry tart?! I love the garnishes on the top! This no-bake dessert is made with a pretzel and graham cracker crust, then filled with fresh strawberry cheesecake!

strawberry tart with strawberry cheesecake filling

Black Forest Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

Incredible cake for any occasion! Rich, chocolate cheesecake topped with cherry pie filling and cherry liqueur whipped cream! Creamy, fruity and delicious!

a slice of chocolate cherry cheesecake on a plate, with a cheesecake on a stand

Strawberry Tuxedo Cake

The ultimate Valentine’s Day dessert recipe! This stunning strawberry cake is made with chocolate and vanilla cake layers, filled with no-bake cheesecake filling and more berries!

chocolate strawberry tuxedo cake recipe with whipped cream

Rose Water Cake

If you love roses, you’re going to love this unique and delicious Rose Cake, flavored with rose water extract and filled with rose jam. I top this Valentine’s Day with fresh roses to make it extra special!

rose water cake with rose buttercream and red roses; Valentine's Day cake

Strawberry Tiramisu Cake

Here’s another no-bake Valentine’s Day dessert recipe! This beautiful strawberry cake is made with lady finger cookies, strawberry puree and fluffy tiramisu filling!

no bake strawberry tiramisu cake with strawberry garnish

Red Velvet Strawberry Cheesecake

This is one of my favorites! This epic cheesecake starts with a red velvet cheesecake base, then it’s topped with a layer of no-bake strawberry mousse. I garnish the top with strawberry whipped cream!

triple layered red velvet strawberry cheesecake

Nutella Strawberry Roulade

If you love Nutella, you’re going to love this strawberry cake roll! It’s made with delicate chocolate sponge cake, Nutella whipped cream filling and loads of fresh berries!

chocolate strawberry nutella roulade cake roll recipe

Strawberry Bouquet

Learn how to make your own chocolate strawberry, chocolate cookies and rose bouquet for that someone special!

Chocolate strawberry and red rose arrangement for Valentine's Day

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Here’s another one of my Red Velvet Cheesecake recipes! This one is made with a rich, brownie base and topped with chocolate covered strawberries and whipped cream! The perfect Valentine’s Day dessert!

red velvet cheesecake recipe

Champagne Raspberry Mousse Cups

I love these elegant mousse cups filled with no-bake raspberry mousse and topped with champagne jello! These can also be made with white grape juice for a non-alcoholic dessert!

raspberry mousse jello cups with champagne jello

Strawberry Mousse Cups

If you love strawberries, you’re going to love these easy mousse parfaits with strawberry mousse! I top them off with more strawberries and strawberry jello for the ultimate Valentine’s Day treat!

strawberry mousse parfait with chocolate strawberries

Red Velvet Crepe Cake

This epic 40-layer cake is made with delicate chocolate red velvet crepes! For the filling, I used a simple and fluffy whipped cream frosting! It’s so elegant and pretty!

red velvet cake recipe

Chocolate Strawberry Fraisier Cake

If you love strawberries and cheesecake, this elegant cake is for you! It’s made with no-bake vanilla and strawberry cheesecake, sandwiched between two layers of chocolate cake!

chocolate strawberry fraisier cake recipe with no bake cheesecake

Strawberry Basil Eclairs

If you love unique flavors, you’ll love these delicious strawberry eclairs filled with fluffy basil whipped cream! I glaze the top with a strawberry glaze and add fresh berries!

strawberry basil eclairs with strawberry glaze

Strawberry Champagne Cake

I love this fancy strawberry cake for Valentine’s Day! It’s made with champagne cake layers, made with real champagne! I fill the cake with crushed strawberries and a delicious strawberry buttercream!

slice of strawberry champagne cake with chocolate covered strawberry

Strawberry Zefir Torte

If you’ve never had Russian marshmallow called ‘zefir’, you’re in for a real treat! It’s super light and fluffy and just melts in the mouth! This beautiful cake is filled with strawberry marshmallow and fresh berries!

A slices cake on a plate, with Strawberry and Cheesecake

Heart-Shaped Cherry Macarons

These heart-shaped macaron cookies are perfect for Valentine’s Day! They’re flavored with maraschino cherries and filled with a cherry buttercream!

heart shaped cherry macarons

Caramel Chocolate Cake Pops

I love these easy and fun cake pops for the holiday! They’re made with salted caramel buttercream and rich chocolate cake. I dip the cake pops into colored chocolate to make them extra festive for Valentine’s Day!

chocolate caramel cake pops dipped for Valentines Day

Classic Crème Brulee

This traditional French dessert never goes out of style! Learn how to make one of my favorite desserts at home! It’s actually quite easy and so delicious!

classic creme brulee with berries

Strawberry Mousse Cake

How pretty is this strawberry cake?! It’s made with a delicate sponge cake base and no-bake strawberry mousse. I top it with sliced strawberries and strawberry jello!

A strawberry cake sitting on top of a cake stand

Strawberry Nutella Cheesecake

Another fantastic no-bake Valentine’s Day dessert recipe! This epic Nutella cheesecake is made with rich, Nutella cheesecake batter dotted with fresh strawberries. I garnish the edges with strawberries to make it look extra special!

strawberry nutella cheesecake

Triple Strawberry Macarons

You’ll love all the strawberry flavor in these French macarons! I make them with a strawberry-flavored macaron shell and fill the inside with strawberry buttercream and jam!

french strawberry cookies with strawberry filling

Easy Strawberry Trifle

If you love super EASY and no-bake desserts, this strawberry trifle is for you! It’s made with a fluffy pudding filling, Angel food cake and loads of berries! Make it in a large trifle bowl or in separate parfait cups!

Easy Strawberry Trifle recipe

Classic Red Velvet Cake

If you love a good classic Red Velvet Cake recipe, this one is it! It’s made with moist and rich red velvet cake layers and frosted with an easy cream cheese frosting! I add strawberries on the top for extra garnish!

red velvet cake recipe with cream cheese frosting and strawberries

Chocolate Covered Fruit Kabobs

Enjoy chocolate covered strawberries? You’re going to love making these fun chocolate covered fruit kabobs with pineapple, grapes and more! They’re a great DIY gift idea!

chocolate fruit kabobs with chocolate pineapple, chocolate strawberries and chocolate grapes

Raspberry Lemon Macarons

One of my all-time favorite macaron flavors! These raspberry macarons are filled with a zesty lemon buttercream! You’ll love the real raspberry flavor!

closeup raspberry lemon macaron

Chocolate Mousse Parfaits

Looking for a great chocolate mousse recipe? Check out my chocolate mousse parfaits made with fluffy mousse, chocolate cake pieces and crushed raspberries! So much great flavor!

chocolate mousse parfait with raspberries and chocolate cake

Raspberry Cheesecake Parfaits

These no-bake dessert cups are perfect for Valentine’s Day! They’re made with a graham cracker crumble, fluffy raspberry mousse and raspberry jello topping!

raspberry cheesecake cups

Strawberry Chocolate Bark

I love this easy Valentine’s Day dessert recipe! No baking involved and these bark pieces are so pretty! I make this strawberry bark with white and dark chocolate, plus freeze-dried strawberries!

freeze-dried strawberries, pistachios and cranberry on chocolate bark

No-Bake Red Velvet Cheesecake Minis

This fun, no-bake dessert is so delicious! The red velvet cheesecake is so light and fluffy and I love to garnish each mini cheesecake with white chocolate drizzle and berries!

no-bake mini red velvet cheesecakes with berries and white chocolate

Cranberry Cheesecake

I love the swirl pattern on the top of this cranberry cheesecake! You can also use this recipe with raspberries and create the same beautiful design on top!

holiday cranberry cheesecake with spiral design

Strawberries & Cream Cake

This light and fluffy, heavenly strawberry cake is bound to become a favorite! It’s made with sponge cake layers, fluffy cream cheese and whipped cream frosting, and loads of strawberries!

strawberries and cream sponge cake

Chocolate Raspberry Crepe

I’m wrapping up my Valentine’s Day dessert guide with this stunning, 40-layer chocolate crepe cake! I add a fluffy raspberry whipped cream between each layer!

chocolate crepe cake with raspberries