18 Decadent Desserts To Make For Valentine’s Day
Fall in love with these sweet treats, laced with chocolate, caramelized fruit and sweet cream.
Dark Chocolate Mousse With Salted Caramel Sauce
Watch childlike smiles creep across guests’ faces when they dig into personal jars of dark chocolate mousse, a fun and casual way to serve the finale to a memorable alfresco meal.
Chocolate Coconut Bars
In Spanish homes a variety of candies, cakes and cookies are often served on platters after la comida (the main meal, which is served midday). A little bit of mixing, dipping and sprinkling leads to these mini coconut almond bars.
Chocolate Malted Meringues
A trip to the malt shop for a frozen treat, or a bedtime Horlicks or Ovaltine malted milk are all soothing childhood memories. Now when paired with chocolate, be it in a milkshake or cupcake, a moist delicious layer cake, or a decadently airy meringue, this not-too-sweet treat feels like…
Panforte (aka panaforte) is an Italian Christmas treat that’s now enjoyed year-round. Dark, soft and chewy, this Chocolate Panforte tastes almost candy-like.
Make-Ahead Chocolate Souffles
Whip up the batter, fill the ramekins and refrigerate for an easy and decadent oven-ready dessert.
This now-classic recipe was entered into a contest held in the city of Nanaimo, B.C., in 1986 for the best bar recipe, and its buttery middle layer and thick chocolate crown made it an undeniable winner.
Iced Soy Chocolate Chai Tea
Cold, rich and lightly spicy, this iced version of the traditional Indian drink is a cool counterpoint to spicy food.
White Chocolate Syllabub
If trifle became a cloudlike dessert, it would be syllabub. Unapologetically boozy, this chilled confection needs two kinds of tipple to create its signature taste: a brandy and a liqueur. Here it’s Calvados — an apple brandy — plus white chocolate liqueur. But you could easily switch them up in a…
Dark Chocolate Tart
Perfumed with orange and cinnamon, this devilishly decadent tart is like a slice of chocolate truffle.
Salted Chocolate Caramel Bars
These bars deliver a decadent contrast of delicate shortbread and chewy caramel under a roof of bitter salted chocolate.