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Chocolate Recipes for Your Valentine

Celebrate this Valentine’s Day by drowning your heart in a tub full of Chocolates. If you are scouring Internet for Valentines chocolate desserts, that’s a perfect way-out for a chocolastic-day treat. God help those poor souls who run away from the slightest sights of chocolates, well, for a chocolate buff it is like a road way to heaven.

 

Of course, munching dark chocolate cookies right from the plate is awesome, but, few questions always lingers in your mind i.e. How to make chocolate for Valentine’s Day or How to make homemade chocolate recipes on this Valentine’s Day. Surprise your partner with some of the yummiest Valentines chocolate desserts.

 

Chocolate Dessert Recipes for Your Valentine

 

Following are some Valentine’s Day chocolate recipes acting as an en route to chocolate land for you and your partner. It’s time to enlighten your Choco-streaks on the fire.

 

Chocolate Recipes for Your Valentine

 

1. Almond & Chocolate Pots de Crème

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup / 240 ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and seeds scraped (or 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract)
  • 2 tbsp. almond butter
  • 2 organic egg yolks, room tempered
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup or honey
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 3 1/2 oz. / 100 g organic fair-trade dark chocolate (minimum 70%), coarsely chopped
  • Serve with
  • 1/2 cup / 120 ml Turkish yogurt
  • 10 fresh raspberries of any seasonal fruit
  • 1 small handful pistachio nuts, finely chopped

 

SERVES: Makes 6 small cups

 

Sweet, Silky, and Smooth Almond & Chocolate Pots de Crème top the list with its elegant and fancy appearance. So, fulfill your cravings with this scrumptious dessert.

 

Ingredients like thick cream, smooth and silky semi-sweet chocolate, crystal refined sugar and egg yolks make this recipe a show stopper. A perfect treat for you partner to make this valentine day perfect. This recipe is amazingly easy to make and needs a quick blender shot and a few minutes of prep time. Bon Appetit!

 

2. Chocolate Mousse Meringue Cake 

 

INGREDIENTS

 

FOR THE MERINGUE:

  • 8 large (8 oz) egg whites
  • 1 1/4 cup (250 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (58 g) unsweetened cocoa powder

 

FOR THE MOUSSE:

  • 2 cups (283 grams) 60-70% dark chocolate
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/3 cup (66 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 cups (454 grams) heavy whipping cream

 

SERVES: 10-12

 

Chocolate Mousse Meringue Cake is a perfect blend of Nigella’s chocolate mousse, whipped cream and some berries. This two layered meringue cake is sandwiched together with dripping chocolate and milky layers of whipped cream. Of course! If you are not a diet freak then this recipe is worth tasting. Give wings to your taste buds with a spoon full of Chocolate Mousse Meringue Cake.

 

3. The Moistest Chocolate Mug Cake 

 

INGREDIENTS

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tbsp. granulated sugar (you can add 1 tbsp. more if you like it a bit sweeter)
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup + 1 tbsp. milk
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. hazelnut chocolate spread

 

SERVES: 1 or 2

 

This Valentine’s Day, spend some quality time with your partner while eating this delectable dessert from the same cup. Eating from a single cup will definitely increase your love for each other.

 

4. Five-Minute Chocolate Fudge S’mores Mug Cake 

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2-3 tablespoons graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (mine was dark cocoa, hence the dark color)
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 ounces milk chocolate (chopped or morsels)
  • marshmallow fluff, cream or actual marshmallows

 

Serves:  1 serving, can easily be doubled

 

If you had a long week and you didn’t get time to do some preparations for this Valentine’s Day, then don’t be disappointed. Preparing Five-Minute Chocolate Fudge S’mores Mug Cake is just a matter of five minutes (as the name suggests). Yes, a warm, marshmallow-topped cake right away on your table is an ultimate heaven.

 

5. Dark Chocolate Cookies & Cream Cookies

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup Hershey's Special Dark Cocoa
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 12 snack size Hershey's Cookies'n'Creme candy bars, roughly chopped

 

SERVES: 5-6

 

Popping out of your chocolate dessert bucket list, dark chocolate cookies simply pave their way with some irresistible features. If you are a dark chocolate buff, then get ready to tingle your taste buds with these cookies.

 

6. The Classic Chocolate Cake

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

 

SERVES: 12

 

A trip to chocolate land of recipes would be incomplete, if you don’t include this classic recipe in your wish list. Brush up your baking addictions with the best recipe of all times. So, if you haven’t tried it before then you should try it once. Its Finger-licking awesome!

 

7. Triple Chocolate Brownie Batter Cookies 

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 8 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened natural cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso granules, optional but highly recommended (see below for explanation)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch salt, optional and to taste
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

 

Give a nice treat to your taste buds with Triple Chocolate Brownie Batter Cookies. This appetizing feast will definitely take you and your partner on a chocolaty ride while increasing that love and passion for each other.

 

Relax and munch on the Choco-treats with your Valentine.

cal February 8, 2016 at 10:46 am

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