20 Chocolate Dessert Recipes to Make for Valentine’s Day

20 Chocolate Dessert Recipes to Make for Valentine's Day

Double Chocolate Cheesecake

In the spirit of Valentine’s day, I wanted to reflect on the things I love. If you are anything like me, and you love chocolate, then you have come to the right place!! I have gathered 20 of the best, most indulgent, rich, chocolatey recipes in all the land!

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The Best Chocolate Recipes for Valentine’s Day

There’s really no such thing as too much chocolate on Valentine’s day. I mean, chocolate is a love language after all! Plus, it’s everywhere we go around this time of year and choosing to ignore it would feel like such a waste of rich, creamy delicious bliss. Much like the abundance that exists in the different types of chocolate, there’s a whole variety of incredible recipes that show how chocolate makes any dish better and more swoon-worthy. It’s a no-brainer cake with chocolate makes sense but just wait until you have a taste of chocolate-kissed bread pudding, ice pops and cheesecake. Have a browse through our 20 best dessert recipes that are chock-full of chocolate that are perfect to gift your lover, gal pal, or simply yourself because self-love! I plan on baking my way through this whole collection…#19 is happening real soon. And #16, and #4…ok, all of them!

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This chocolate cake has an earthy, rich, slightly bitter flavor, which pairs really well with cinnamon, smoky chipotle chile powder and a touch of cayenne for a little heat.

Get the recipe: Flourless Mexican Chocolate Cake


This recipe is a fun twist on the classic cheesecake, resulting in a cross between a fudgy brownie and a rich cheesecake.

Get the recipe: Bailey’s Chocolate Cheesecake Squares


Double duty is what chocolate does in this rich cheesecake. This version sports everyone’s favorite ingredient both in the dense filling and in the delicately delicious crust.

Get the recipe: Double Chocolate Cheesecake

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Krista Marshall

Creamy cool whip + mini chocolate chips + Nutella. It rarely gets better than this!

Get the recipe: Nutella Pops

Related: 17 Drool-Worthy Nutella Recipes

These Slutty Brownies are made with classic chocolate chip cookie dough, a layer of Oreo cookies for extra crunch, then more fudgy brownie batter—all baked into a delicious treat.Get the recipe: Slutty Brownies

You don’t need to come up with an occasion to make this cake. Holy moly.

Get the recipe: Three-Layer Chocolate Cake

Related: 10 All Time Favorite Layer Cake Recipes

Oreo cookie crust, light chocolate cheesecake, covered with chocolate ganache and topped with homemade chocolate whipped cream. Get the recipe HERE.


These cocoa-kissed red velvet cupcakes are the Valentine’s Day treat that scream, “be mine.”

Get the recipe: Red Velvet Cupcakes

Related: 20 Best Cupcake Recipes to Make for Your Sweetie



These cookies have soft and chewy texture with a rich, dreamy chocolate flavor. The best part? They are FULLY loaded with chocolate chips.

Get the recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Related: The Original 1938 Toll House Cookie Recipe


Theresa Greco

This decadent chocolate dessert from Ina Garten is one you eat with a spoon and a treat you will still be thinking about hours after the last bite has been savored.

Get the recipe: Ina Garten’s Brownie Pudding

Related: 19 Classic Ina Garten Recipes That Prove She’s the GOAT



This recipe makes just two small lava cakes, so they’re perfect for Valentine’s Day! And best of all? You can have them from mixer to the table in just 25 minutes.

Get the recipe: Easy Chocolate Lava Cakes for 2 (Two Ways!)


Pam’s Daily Dish

A perfectly boozy chocolate treat.

Get the recipe: Baileys Chocolate Truffles

backforseconds.comChewy, fudgy, brownie-like cookies are loaded with chocolate and M&M candies – YUM! Get the recipe: Brownie M&M CookiesRelated: How to Make Red Wine Boxed Brownies


Add a little cayenne pepper and cinnamon to your brownies and you have the best sweet and fudgy Mexican Brownies!

Get the recipe: Mexican Brownies


Back for Seconds

I am calling this a cake but it is SO fudgy it’s almost more like a brownie. It’s ooey gooey and absolutely divine!

Get the recipe: Marshmallow Oreo Fudge Cake

Ashlee MarieIt couldn’t be easier, or more delicious, to make your own homemade Andes mints. Get the recipe: Homemade Andes Mints
Homemakinghacks.comI don’t think it would be possible to legally cram in any more chocolate flavor. This recipe is only for true chocolate fans. Get the recipe: Death by Chocolate Slow Cooker Dump Cake
namelymarly.comYou don’t always expect chai flavorings to be combined with chocolate. That makes this cake extra special. Get the recipe: Chai Chocolate Cake
ihearteating.comThis triple-chocolate bread pudding is seriously chocolatey, and it couldn’t be simpler to make. Get the recipe: Crock-Pot Triple-Chocolate Bread Pudding
cookingontheweekends.comThis biscotti is crisp, sweet, full of chocolate and will dip perfectly into your morning coffee. Get the recipe: Triple-Chocolate Gluten-Free Biscotti