13 Swoon-Worthy Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day

Fall in love with these decadent after-dinner sweets
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13 Swoon-Worthy Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day

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Whether it’s a box of hand-crafted truffles or a rich, frosted triple-chocolate cake, who can say no to this indulgent aphrodisiac?

Baked Chocolate Alaska

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This classic dessert gets an all-chocolate twist with a rich cocoa cake and a homemade Kahlúa-spiked chocolate ice cream. Click here for the recipe.
 

Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflé

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An ultra-impressive chocolate dessert is just five ingredients and 15 minutes away. For an extra Valentine’s Day twist, cut a small heart out of a piece of paper, placing the paper on top of the finished soufflé, and then dust the dessert with powdered sugar. When you remove the piece of paper, the sugar heart will remain. Click here for the recipe.
 

Chocolate Bourbon Torte

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One of the secrets to an incredibly moist and flavorful cake is to brush each individual layer with sugar syrup as you assemble the cake. This chocolate torte does just that, soaking the layers with a simple syrup made from sugar, water, and bourbon. Click here for the recipe.

Chocolate-Dipped Figs

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It’s love at first bite when two aphrodisiacs, chocolate and figs, are combined for a simple and elegant dessert. Click here for the recipe.
 

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

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Need a special chocolate dessert that you can make ahead? These easy-to-make chocolate-covered strawberries are best after resting overnight in the refrigerator. Click here for the recipe.
 

Chocolate Fondue

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Everything is better covered in chocolate — including more chocolate! This recipe takes skewered chocolate kisses and dips them in melted chocolate for an over-the-top chocolate dessert. Mix it up by skewering fruit and marshmallows, too. Click here for the recipe. 
 

Chocolate Hazelnut Pie

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With a nutty hazelnut and graham cracker crust, a silky chocolate cream filling, and a sweet hazelnut and mascarpone cream topping, all this pie is missing is a couple of forks to eat it with. Click here for the recipe.

 

Dark Chocolate Bark

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Salt makes rich dark chocolate even more flavorful and delicious. This chocolate bark, perfect for anyone who prefers a small, sweet bite after a meal, uses crunchy salted pistachios to bring out the flavors in the semisweet chocolate. It’s sweetened up with an orange juice reduction and candied orange peel. Click here for the recipe.
 

Dark Chocolate Tart

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Inspired by French haute cuisine, this rich and buttery tart is sure to seduce you with its lush and luxurious chocolate filling. Click here for the recipe.

 

Flourless Chocolate Cake

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This fudgy chocolate cake only calls for five ingredients, and two of them are chocolate. For a twist, sprinkle a little cinnamon or espresso powder on top of the whipped cream. Click here for the recipe.
 

Theo’s Chocolate Mousse

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Rich and creamy mousse is a favorite amongst chocolate lovers. The secret to perfect chocolate mousse is using a dark chocolate; once you add the sugar and heavy cream, the dessert will be sweet, silky, and perfectly balanced. Click here for the recipe.
 

Triple Chocolate Chunk Panini

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Melty, crunchy, and sweet; what more could you want in a chocolate dessert? This easy-to-make triple-chocolate sandwich is the perfect dessert after a light meal or as a special Valentine’s Day breakfast. Click here for the recipe.

Ultimate Chocolate Cake

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The ultimate one-bowl chocolate cake, this moist and delicious dessert is perfect dusted with powdered sugar. Click here for the recipe.