Absolutely nothing says Valentine's Day like chocolate. Whether you're a chocolate covered strawberry fanatic or a sucker for molten lava cake, there's a recipe for every kind of mocha lover perfect for today's Hallmark holiday. The best part? Chocolate tastes good whether you're hooked up or flying solo. Who said diamonds were a girl's best friend, right?
Take these ah-MAZ-ing chocolate lover's cupcakes (right) from How Sweet It Is, for example. Do they not just scream eat me for breakfast, lunch, snack, AND dinner? Don't you totally agree that making and gobbling down a few of these will make today the ultimate day for L-O-V-E?
I thought so. Want more? Feast your eyes on these 10 decadent chocolate recipes perfect for Valentine's Day, here:
Classic chocolate cake via Stone Soup.
Raw chocolate macaroons via Sweet On Veg.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries? Sign me up!
Almond chocolate chip cookies via Whitney in Chicago.
Mocha coconut Frappuccino cupcakes via Making Life Fit.
Chocolate ice cream with chocolate cake and almonds via Stuffed and Smiling.
Bloomin' brilliant brownies via Jamie Oliver.
Homemade dark hot chocolate via The Pink Peppercorn.
- 1 cup dark chocolate chunks
- 1 cup cocoa
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup cornstarch
1. Place chocolate chunks in a food processor and blend until they become a fine powder.
2. Combine chocolate powder with remaining ingredients in a bowl, and stir until combined.
3. Warm one cup of milk in a small saucepan. Add 1/4 cup of the hot chocolate mix and whisk together. Enjoy!
Are you baking for someone special this Valentine's Day?