30 Best Valentine’s Day Recipes

Valentine’s Day is generally all about going out and having a nice dinner, but what if this year, we change things up? We have rounded up 30 of our BEST and most popular recipes for breakfast, dinner, AND dessert. Ohhhhh, yes. From simple pancakes, to luscious pasta’s, to decadent cakes. So, if you’re wondering what you need to make all Valentine’s Day for your boo (or just your loved ones), you’ve come to the right place!

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– Valentine’s Day Breakfasts –

Start your day off right with a delicious breakfast in bed!

No-Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

The quickest and most delicious No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls! They’re SO easy to make, very fluffy, tender, full of flavor, and SO. GOOD. There’s no better quick cinnamon roll for your holiday baking needs!

overhead shot of cinnamon rolls with two taken out of the oan

Baked Banana Nut Donuts with Chocolate Glaze

Healthier Baked Banana Bread Donuts with Dark Chocolate Glaze…aka the perfect way to start your day! Every bite is soft, perfectly sweet, full of banana flavor, and SO. GOOD.

overhead shot of doughnuts on wire cooling rack with three others around, banana chips, and spoon

Double Chocolate Biscotti

These Double Chocolate Biscotti are simple, but oh so delicious. Every bite is crisp, chocolate-y, and pairs perfectly with your favorite cup of coffee!

biscotti with flowers on serving plate with coffee and a knife

Chocolate Sweet Rolls

These Chocolate Sweet Rolls are everything you need in a perfect pastry! Sweet, chocolate-y, and oh so delicious.

six chocolate sweet rolls on parchment with mug of coffee behind

Chocolate Filled Doughnuts

The perfect way to start the day! These Classic Dark Chocolate Filled Doughnuts are rich, perfectly sweet, and seriously delicious. Our new favorite breakfast!

stacked chocolate filled doughnuts with milk behind, a cake stand of doughnuts, and flowers

Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

These Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins are fluffy, super chocolate-y, and extremely delicious! Best eaten warm, right out oven while the chocolate is gooey and melty. SO GOOD!

chocolate chip muffins on cooling rack with white napkin and flowers

Strawberry Sweet Rolls with Strawberry Glaze

Fruity, summery, and SO. GOOD. These Strawberry Sweet Rolls with Strawberry Icing are just the breakfast bake you’re looking for this summer!

strawberry rolls with strawberry icing on pink napkin with flowers, strawberries, and more rolls around

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttery, fluffy, and oh so delicious. These Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes are the easy breakfast you’ve been looking for!

syrup being poured on stacked buttermilk pancakes

Homemade Blueberry Pop Tarts

Perfectly sweet, flaky, berry-filled, and SO GOOD! These Homemade Blueberry Pop Tarts are better than anything you can buy and super simple to make.

three pop tarts stacked with purple flowers, a napkin, a jar of jam, eucalyptus, a bowl of blueberries, and more pop tarts behind

– Valentine’s Day Dinners –

There is nothing better than a homemade dinner! From pasta to soups, it’s guaranteed to be delicious (and romantic)!

Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Spinach, Pine Nuts, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Orzo

The healthy-ish weeknight dinner for two you’ve been looking for! This Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Spinach, Pine Nuts, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Orzo is super simple to make, requires minimal ingredients, and tastes SO. GOOD.

shrimp orzo and spinach in two plates with lemon, spinach leaves, and pine nuts around

Roasted Cherry Tomato and Thyme Galettes

Bursting with the best tomato flavor, these Roasted Cherry Tomato and Thyme Galettes are the perfect mix of summer flavors! So easy to make and SO GOOD.

two and a half galettes on marble with thyme and flowers

Easy Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi

Easy, delicious, and quick to make! This Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi is packed with garlicky, buttery flavor that will have you coming back for seconds. SO. GOOD.

two white plates of shrimp scampi with a pot of oregano, flowers, and white wine

Caprese Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Summer in a bowl. This Caprese Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette is the perfect dinner or even quick lunch!

caprese pasta salad with balsamic vinaigrette dressed over the top with a grey napkin, two forks, and a white pourer with vinaigrette

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

This Spaghetti Aglio e Olio is a warm, comforting pasta dish with a bit of kick! It’s perfect for any day of the week, but especially on date night. It’s SO good!

spaghetti aglio e olio on a white plate with a copper spoon and fork and a grey napkin

Homemade Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

Homey and delicious! This Homemade Spaghetti and Meat Sauce develops deep and vibrant flavors that everyone will love.

a bowl of spaghetti and meat sauce with parsley chopped on top with a white napkin on a marble table and two bowls in the background

Classic French Onion Soup

This Classic One-Pot French Onion Soup is home-y, easy to make, ready on about 35 minutes, and is truly SO delicious. It will become your new go-to for dinner during the colder months!

french onion soup in copper plate on white plate with another pot behind and glass of white wine

Margherita Pizza

This super easy Margherita pizza recipe is a simple and delicious dinner! With only four ingredients, this pizza is quick, healthy, and SO good.

overhead shot of Margherita pizza on parchment with basil leaves, red pepper flakes, two glasses, stacked plates, and a white napkin

– Valentine’s Day Desserts –

Finish your night with a decadent and delicious dessert!

Maple Crème Brûlée

A delicious twist on the classic French dessert! This Maple Crème Brûlée is not only easy to make, but is infused with hints of toffee and vanilla from the maple syrup. Creamy, sweet, and just SO. GOOD.

overhead shot of creme brûlée with two spoons, bowl of sugar, and flowers

Flourless Red Velvet Fallen Soufflé Cake

Light, airy, and extra chocolate-y! This Flourless Red Velvet Fallen Soufflé Cake is the ultimate holiday treat. The absolute best part? This cake is naturally gluten free and SO good!

overhead shot of red velvet cake with three slices cut into it, fairy lights, red ranunculus, and cake knife

Tiramisu Layer Cake

All the delicious flavors of the classic dessert, now made into an even more delicious cake! This Tiramisu Layer Cake is the perfect cake to bake for any and all occasions. It’s perfectly sweet, with bold flavors from the cocoa and espresso, and finished with the most delicious mascarpone filling. It’s SO GOOD!

close up of cake with slice missing out of it on white cake stand

Mini Chocolate Chip and Walnut Skillet Cookies

Rich, chocolate-y, sweet, gooey, and oh so good. These Mini Chocolate Chip and Walnut Skillet Cookies are truly the best cookie!

overhead shot of three skillet cookies with a grey napkin, white flowers, two spoonfuls of cookie

Easy Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

Rich, chocolate-y, perfectly sweet, and so. good. These Easy Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes are the perfect dessert for any occasion!

chocolate lava cake on brown plate with another cake behind

Coconut Cake with Coconut Pastry Cream Filling and Vanilla Buttercream

This Coconut Cake is moist, fluffy, perfectly sweet, seriously delicious, and extra coconut-y! There is no better cake to bake for any and all occasions. It’s truly the perfect treat!

coconut cake with two slices behind, roses on top, and a bowl of coconut shreds

Dark Chocolate Coffee Truffles

Silky smooth, chocolate-y, rich, and SO. GOOD. These Dark Chocolate Coffee Truffles are the perfect treat for any occasion!

stacked coffee truffles on lined pan with coffee beans and more truffles behind

The Ultimate Dark Chocolate Layer Cake with Whipped Dark Chocolate Ganache

Every bite of this Dark Chocolate Layer Cake is rich, decadent, moist, perfectly sweet, and extra chocolate-y. It’s truly SO. GOOD. With double the chocolate, there’s definitely a reason that this cake is the ultimate dark chocolate cake!

chocolate cake on upside down white plate with parchment paper, chocolate curls and empty glasses behind

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfectly sweet, lots of chocolate, and SO good! These Chocolate Chip Cookies are sure to become your new favorite!

five cookies on a wire cooling rack with two glasses of milk

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Rich, moist, extra chocolatey, and so good! This Flourless Chocolate Cake is the one dessert that will always have you coming back for more. Bonus? It’s completely gluten free!

slice of cake sitting with the rest of the cake on a white plate with plates and glasses behind

Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

The ultimate Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe! It’s super easy to make, always delicious, perfectly sweet, and guaranteed to be everyone’s new favorite cake.

red velvet cake on a white plate with a jug of milk, a jar of forks, and two slices of cake

Chocolate and Cheese Dessert Board

Absolutely delicious and gorgeous! This Chocolate and Cheese board is loaded with cheeses, chocolates, nuts, cookies, + berries. It really can’t get any better!

wood serving board with cheese, chocolates, heart shaped cookies, berries, and fresh flowers on a marble board with two plates and glasses of rosé and a jar of honey

Whole Wheat Dark Chocolate Coconut Brownies | Dairy Free + Nut Free!

The ultimate healthy brownie! These Whole Wheat Dark Chocolate Coconut Brownies are not only dairy free and nut free, but seriously fudge-y, extra chocolate-y, and SO. DELICIOUS.

brownie on white board with coconut flakes, glass of milk, and melted chocolate

Did You Make Any of These Valentine’s Day Recipes?

If so, be sure to to leave a comment below and let us know! Also, be sure to tag us on social media and remember to leave a star rating. Happy Valentine’s Day!

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