10 Decadent Chocolate Recipes for a Sweet Valentine's Day (PHOTOS)

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Valentine's Day Chocolate Lover's CupcakeAbsolutely 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:

 

 

Valentine's Day chocolate cake

Classic chocolate cake via Stone Soup.

Valentines Day Chocolate Maroons

Raw chocolate macaroons via Sweet On Veg.

Valentine's Day chocolate covered strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries? Sign me up!

Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

Almond chocolate chip cookies via Whitney in Chicago.

Mocha Coconut Frappuccino Cupcakes

Mocha coconut Frappuccino cupcakes via Making Life Fit.

Valentine's Chocolate Molten Cake

Chocolate molten lava cake, yum!

Chocolate Ice Cream

Chocolate ice cream with chocolate cake and almonds via Stuffed and Smiling.

Valentine's Day Brownies

Bloomin' brilliant brownies via Jamie Oliver.

hot chocolate

Homemade dark hot chocolate via The Pink Peppercorn.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dark chocolate chunks
  • 1 cup cocoa
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • Milk

Instructions:

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?

 

Images via howsweeteats.com, jules:stonesoup, SweetOnVeg, somegeekintn, whitneyinchicago, makinglifefitVegan Feast Catering, rosemilkinabottle, saleeha, thepinkpeppercorn/Flickr

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jagam... jagamama0710

I'm making bailey's cheesecake brownies for a girlfriend of mine (and me!). lol She's coming over with her little one tonight and we're making a fancy dinner, have wine, and watch movies because both of our husbands are gone right now. 

mjima... mjimaging

Mmmm...chocolate!

coppe... copperswifey

I didn't cook anything special for V-Day, but I don't think it has to be V-Day to have any of those scrumptious sweets. YUMMY! lol :)

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