3 Valentine’s Day Desserts to Sweeten Up Your Vday

By  February 12, 2013

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Do you know how you’re going to celebrate with your sweetie? Well, Valentine’s Day is the most popular day for sales of packaged chocolate candies but why not shake it up a bit by making something homemade. Or make it a date and bake together. Whether you’re a chocolate lover or red velvet diva, each of these 3 recipes will be perfect for celebrating Cupid’s day!

1. Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars

This dessert is for the decadent chocoholics. A layer of rich and fudgy red velvet brownies topped with Oreo truffle and finished with delicious chocolate. We don’t think it gets much better! Add our own twist by topping with Valentine’s sprinkles or making it into a cake instead of bars. Or top a square with rich chocolate ice cream. Get the recipe here on Pizzazzerie.com.

2. Red Velvet Milkshakes

Share a milkshake with your sweetie but move over vanilla and chocolate, a new flavor is in town and it’s hot hot hot! Red velvet milkshakes are much easier than you think and absolutely delicious for a unique twist on this dessert drink. Make a double to share or minis to serve up at a Valentine’s  Day Party! Either way, you and your sweetie will be sippin in style. Get the recipe for Red Velvet Milkshakes here.

3. Raspberry S’more Macaroons

Macarons are becoming the new “cupcake” in dessert trends. You’re seeing them at more and more bakeries! Learn how to make them at home and heart-shaped for Valentine’s Day! You can fill them with anything you want but we’re partial to this delicious s’more filling. Get the recipe for Raspberry S’more Macaroons.

No matter which dessert you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day, you’ll enjoy a sweet memory with your loved ones!

Courtney Whitmore is a cookbook author of 3 dessert books (Push-Up Pops, Candy Making for Kids, and Frostings), food and party stylist, and blogger at Pizzazzerie.com where she shares daily inspirations on entertaining in style from recipes to DIY party ideas. Growing up in the South, she attended Vanderbilt University earning both a bachelors in Communications + masters in Organizational Leadership. She’s been featured on Martha Stewart, HGTV, Lady’s Home Journal, AOL, and Access Hollywood Live.