Valentine's Day Chocolate Desserts

Make Valentine's Day special with decadent chocolate desserts from Food Network.
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Brownie Tart

What's better than a brownie? Ina's brownie tart. A tablespoon of instant coffee will deepen the chocolate flavor and only using a bit of flour will make the tart dense and gooey.

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Chocolate Lava Cakes

No one, in the history of mankind, has ever lost anything from learning how to make this gooey restaurant dessert at home. From start to finish, Ree's version takes 20 minutes tops.

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Crushed pretzel sticks or almonds make a crunchy topping for chocolate-covered strawberries. The salty pretzels are a perfect complement to the melted chocolate.

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A Gooey, Decadent Chocolate Cake

Fold chocolate chips into Tyler's buttercream frosting and spread onto layers of dense chocolate cake.

Get the Recipe: A Gooey, Decadent Chocolate Cake

Black Bottom Cupcakes

When creamy cheesecake is surrounded by rich chocolate cake, it creates a cupcake that is so good on its own that it doesn't even need frosting. Plus, the absence of frosting makes these one-two-punch beauties extra easy to transport.

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Chocolate Mini Loaves

Before dusting the tops of these rich, dark mini loaves with confectioners' sugar, cut out small hearts or other festive shapes from a piece of paper to make stencils, and place them on the loaves.

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Broken Heart Chocolate Cake

For that person who feels nothing but daggers toward Valentine's Day, we gift you a cake that will crack you up. It's pretty cathartic to make, and it's delicious too.

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

This is our most-popular Valentine's Day recipe. Follow it and you'll be on your way to chocolate-covered success!

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Chocolate Sheet Cake

Ree's fluffy chocolate cake can be made on a baking sheet or in cupcake tins.

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Chocolate Stout Affogato Egg Cream

This adults-only egg cream features stout or chocolate stout and coffee liqueur.

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Chocolate Cherry Candy Cake

Filled with a candied-cherry mousse and covered in rich chocolate ganache, this delicate cake is inspired by cordials of chocolate-covered cherries, a classic "box of chocolates" staple.

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Chocolate Raspberry-Mousse Candy Cake

This fruity cake makes for a decadent Valentine's Day treat. Velvety raspberry mousse stands in stark contrast to the dark chocolate cake, which is enrobed in a snowy white chocolate ganache.

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Chocolate Coconut Fudge Candy Cake

Dark chocolate ganache balances a rich, dense coconut filling in this luxurious cake, inspired by the classic tropical-meets-chocolate candy.

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Chocolate Caramel-Creme Candy Cake

Like a chocolate truffle oozing caramel from its core, this pleasantly bitter caramel creme-filled chocolate cake is sweetened on the outside with a smooth milk chocolate ganache.

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Double-Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

These heart-shaped cookies are uber-chocolatey on the outside with a white chocolate filling on the inside.

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Raspberry-Chocolate Parfaits

Toss raspberries with chocolate liqueur and layer with crumbled brownies and chocolate ice cream for a quick-fix dessert.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

This pie covers all of the sweet bases for Ree's husband, Ladd. It's full of chocolate and peanut butter and served in a cookie crust.

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Chocolate Pudding

There's nothing humbler, more comforting, than homemade chocolate pudding. If someone made this for you, wouldn't you fall in love with them?

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Chocolate Tart

If you're going for something a little more elegant, this luscious chocolate tart is a good way to go.

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cheesecake

Chocolate-covered strawberries are the quintessential Valentine's Day sweet. Here they adorn a strawberry-packed no-bake cheesecake with a chocolate cake bottom — share a slice with your main squeeze.

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Chocolate-Covered Cherries

Strawberries are great, but you know what else tastes amazing covered in chocolate?

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Flourless Chocolate Cake

This dense, rich cake is the ultimate chocolate-lover's dream.

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Chocolate Pavlova with Strawberries and Cream

Crisp on the outside with a soft chocolate marshmallow center, this Pavlova is a breeze to make. You just need to plan ahead: The meringue dessert requires a 2-hour bake time plus a 3-hour cool time in the oven.

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Classic Molten Chocolate Cake with Cassis Berries

Crème de cassis, a blackcurrant liqueur that tastes wonderful with berries, is the perfect counter to the dark chocolate molten cake base in this romantic dessert.

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Towering Flourless Chocolate Cake

Make your sweetie this showstopping dessert, with rich, intense chocolate on the bottom and fluffy, towering meringue on top.

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The Neelys' Molten Lava Cakes

Break into these cakes while they're still warm for an oozy chocolate surprise.

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Chocolate Layer Cake

For a whimsical twist, press homemade chocolate bark along the outside of this chocolate cake.

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Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Combine bittersweet and semisweet chocolate to get just the right proportion for Ina's creamy frosting.

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Nigella's Chocolate Cheesecake

You can't go wrong serving up a rich and creamy chocolate cheesecake.

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Chocolate-Almond Torte

This is an intense chocolate dessert with layers of flavor from ground almonds, rum and orange zest.

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Chocolate Truffles

See how Jacques Torres makes truffles, the perfect Valentine's Day treat.

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Chocolate-Strawberry Waffle Ball on a Stick

Dress up your normal chocolate-covered strawberries with waffle batter and a quick fry for a standout Valentine's Day dessert.

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Heart of the Batter

Strawberries make the perfect heart-shaped fruit. Stuff them inside cupakes for a sweet surprise. Top the cupcakes with creamy chocolate frosting and a sliced strawberry.

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Chocolate-Espresso Martini

Shake up a deeply chocolatey cocktail with real chocolate, vanilla-flavored vodka, brewed espresso and coffee liqueur.

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Flourless Chocolate Torte

Light and elegant, this chocolate dessert only calls for a small handful of ingredients — and it's flourless to boot!

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Black-and-White Layer Cake

This stunning layer cake has the perfect balance of rich, dark chocolate and sweet, buttery white chocolate.

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Blackout Cake with Chocolate Crunch

Take a slice of something dark and decadent: chocolate blackout cake. With three layers of chocolate cake covered with rich, fudgy frosting and a coat of crunchy crumbs, it’s a chocolate lover’s dream. 

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Chocolate-Caramel Banana Ice Cream Pie

Layer an ice cream pie with chocolate, ice cream, bananas and dulce de leche. The chocolate graham cracker crust is a total game-changer.

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Chocolate Mousse with Puff Pastry Hearts

Spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day. This light and fluffy chocolate mousse can be made the night before your romantic feast.

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Chocolate-Walnut Pie

This chocolate-walnut pie gives pecan pie a run for its money. The extra (but easy) steps like toasting the walnuts and browning the butter make all the difference.

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Double Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding

For a dessert with a big wow factor, make croissant bread pudding studded with gobs of melted milk chocolate. Serve with a warm chocolate sauce for good measure.

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German Chocolate Cheesecake

One tiny sliver of this over-the-top cheesecake will put you in your chocolate happy place. 

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Chocolate Pots de Creme

Make these small cups of creamy chocolate pudding to impress your valentine.

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Mexican Chocolate Brownie Sundaes

Instead of adding spice to the brownies, try adding a pinch each of cayenne and cinnamon to a fresh batch of whipped cream. Dulce de leche is the obvious (and most-delicious) pairing. 

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Mini Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes

Small, one-bite desserts are ideal for cocktail parties when you want to try a little bit of everything from the dessert table. A chocolate-on-chocolate combo is always a crowd-pleaser. 

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Triple Chocolate-Hazelnut Cookies

These triple chocolate-hazelnut cookies taste best with a tall, cold glass of milk. 

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White Chocolate-Raspberry Parfaits

Get your sweet fix without turning on the oven. Whip up a batch of white chocolate mousse and top it with tart raspberries and a quick and easy raspberry sauce.

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Espresso Chocolate Truffles with Toffee

Take espresso and chocolate to the next level with crushed toffee bars.

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Brownie Rubble

Spread the Valentine's Day spirit with these impressive brownies.

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Love and Kisses Cookies

The Pioneer Woman's take on blossom cookies get a Valentine's Day makeover.

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