5 of our favorite Valentine’s Day dessert recipes

5 of our favorite Valentine’s Day dessert recipes

Nothing says “I love you” quite like giving your sweetheart something sweet, rich and indulgent on Valentine’s Day. Being bakers of sweet treats ourselves, we at Mother Rucker’s Sweets have a knack for knowing a good dessert when we see one.

That’s why we’re passing along a few outstanding Valentine’s Day dessert recipes we love. Each one is delicious, easy to make and sure to please your valentine.

Red Velvet Cake Bites

Grab a box of red velvet cake mix, a tub of cream cheese and a pound of almond bark to make this recipe for Red Velvet Cake Bites. Although you’ll need to set aside over an hour to make them, the recipe is surprisingly simple — just bake the cake, crumble it, add frosting and form the mixture into little cake balls. You’ll end up with a bounty of candy-coated bite-sized cake balls decked out in thin red stripes.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

The name for this recipe for Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes fails to mention the most important part: buttercream frosting! Don’t get us wrong — we love the idea of using chocolate-covered strawberries as a topping for the fluffy, sweet chocolate cupcakes this recipe makes, but the mere mention of buttercream frosting sends our hearts racing — just like your valentine’s heart will when they bite into these little portions of pure decadence.

The Most Chocolate Pudding

Valentine’s Day and chocolate are two things that just go together, which is fine by us, because we love them both! That’s why we’re sure that this recipe for The Most Chocolate Pudding is sure to be a hit with your sweetie. It calls for choice chocolate with a high cocoa content for the best result, and you’ll understand why when you take your first taste of this rich and buttery pudding. Don’t skimp on the chocolate shavings, or better yet, crumble up a few pieces of Mother Rucker’s Cocoa Cookie Brittle and sprinkle them on top to add some crunchy texture your pudding.

Drunken Strawberries

Few recipes are as easy as this recipe for Drunken Strawberries. Simply stir rosé and vodka into a bowl full of fresh strawberries and let them soak for an hour. Drain the strawberries, roll them in sugar, and you’re done! These boozy berries exude an intoxicatingly sweet flavor that’ll warm your sweetheart from the inside out — perfect for a nippy Valentine’s Day evening.

Raspberry Cheesecake Dip with Mother Rucker’s Sweet Cookie Brittle

Need an innocent excuse to draw your valentine closer after dinner? Look no further than this recipe for Raspberry Cheesecake Dip. It takes just five ingredients to whip up this cookie dip that balances the tartness of raspberries with cream cheese for a sweet treat that you and your valentine can share while curled up on the couch together and watching a good movie. It also makes a scrumptious topping for a variety of Mother Rucker’s Cookie Brittle, such as Cocoa Cookie BrittlesLemon Cookie Brittles and Almond Cookie Brittles.

Happy romancing!