21 Ridiculously Easy Valentine’s Day Recipes to Wow Your Loved Ones

Make Valentine’s Day even more special with these easy and simple recipes for your loved ones. So what if you’re not a good cook? These quick and simple recipes are powerful enough to wow your loved ones and deepen your relationship.

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Chocolate Raspberry Cake
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This chocolate raspberry cake is rich in dark chocolate, free of refined sugar, and deliciously perfect for a special occasion. Need a treat for two for Valentine’s Day? This simple cake is fast and easy to make and even comes with an optional raspberry filling or topping, depending on how you assemble the cake.

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Lobster Bisque

Lobster Bisque
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Lobster bisque is a velvety concoction of rich flavors and sumptuous lobster meat and has long been revered as a gourmet delicacy. But this recipe is prepared the old-fashioned way – in small batches, where every spoonful gets the attention it deserves, ensuring a delicious and exquisite taste experience.

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Shrimp Linguine

Shrimp Linguine
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You are going to love this shrimp linguine recipe! It’s perfect for a special dinner at home, but fast enough to make for a delicious weeknight dinner as well. This shrimp and linguine starts with a base of chewy linguine, is topped with buttery garlic shrimp, and finished with crunchy garlic breadcrumbs for big time flavor and texture in each bite. Serve this fresh shrimp pasta with a simple kale salad and a glass of chilled white wine (or NA wine!).

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Red Velvet Ice Cream (Complimented With Cream Cheese)

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This easy red velvet ice cream recipe is a creamy no-churn recipe! This simple recipe combines your favorite red velvet cake crumbs with smooth homemade vanilla ice cream made without an ice cream machine.

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Mussels Pasta

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This Mussels Pasta With Garlic And Fennel was inspired by the reader’s favorite Creamy Garlic Mussels and is a culinary trip to Tuscany. This is a recipe that tastes and looks like a luxury but comes together simply and in less than half an hour. It’s the best mussels recipe for busy weeknights when you need a quick meal but still want a deliciously inspired one.

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Cherry Hand Pies (Heart-shaped)

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Heart shaped cherry hand pies are perfect for your sweetheart or kids on Valentine’s Day or any time of the year! You only need 4 ingredients to make these festive mini pies with a flaky crust and juicy filling. Baked in the oven, not fried.

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Truffle Pasta

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Truffle pasta is a classic Italian dish that exudes elegance and taste with every bite. This delicious pasta dish combines the earthy flavors of truffles with the rich creaminess of a perfectly cooked pasta. It’s healthy, flavorful, and super easy to make!

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Pizza (Heart-shaped Cute & Romantic)

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Make these heart-shaped mini pizzas in a few minutes and delight your sweetheart or kids this Valentine’s Day! Great for lunch, dinner, or an after school snack! Easy step by step instructions with photos. This recipe uses dough, pizza sauce, cheese, and pepperoni for classic mini pizzas.

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Mini Chocolate Cake

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This Mini Chocolate Cake For Two With Mascarpone Cream makes a perfect little dessert for a date night or when you want to indulge in a fancy treat but no willing to spend hours in the kitchen. This cute dessert is easy to make and so incredibly delicious!

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Lavender Chocolate Panna Cotta

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Indulge in an earthy silkiness of aromatic lavender, comforting chocolate and zingy blueberry in this sophisticated and creamy Lavender Chocolate Panna Cotta dessert.

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Dark Chocolate Waffles (Served As Ice Cream Sandwiches)

Dark Chocolate Waffles & Ice Cream Sandwiches
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These dark chocolate waffles are decadent and not something you would eat everyday or even every week, but once or twice a year when a heart shaped treat makes you smile? Why not?

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Lemon Pepper Risotto

Lemon Pepper Risotto
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This recipe for Low FODMAP Lemon Pepper Risotto with Pan-Seared Scallops is perfect for Valentine’s Day or anytime you want an intimate dinner for two. Don’t let the word “risotto” scare you.

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Pina Colada (Rum, Pineapple, & Coconut)

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Piña colada (rum, pineapple, and coconut cocktail) is a drink that symbolizes the tropics, beach, and sunny days under palm trees. The world-famous drink from Puerto Rico has become one of the most popular cocktails in the world, and you’ll soon see just why I think this is the best piña colada recipe.

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Red Velvet Waffles

Red Velvet Waffles
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The interest in red velvet EVERYTHING seems to know no bounds. And since I was playing around with the heart-shaped waffle maker creating Dark Chocolate Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches, I figured red velvet waffles were a given! We know you all like your sweets.

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Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake
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This versatile flourless chocolate cake, covered with a dark chocolate ganache glaze, has many things going for it besides its intense chocolate flavor. We call it Heart of Gold Flourless Chocolate Cake, and are quite partial to the heart shape, but we give you instructions for a simple round one, too.

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Garlic Butter Prawns

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This pan-fried garlic butter prawns recipe is simple yet totally impressive for a dinner party or a treat-yourself night in. Whole shell-on prawns cooked in butter and garlic with a few squeezes of lemon juice to brighten the dish, does it get any better?

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Pstar Martini

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As the name suggests, this cocktail is for those who are feeling a bit mischievous. Fresh and fruity with a playful punch, pornstar martinis are the way to go if you want to bring a bit of fun to the party.

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Sloe Gin Fizz

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This sloe gin fizz cocktail is an absolute showstopper! It’s easy to make and brings a deliciously simple harmony of flavors that work wonders and create magic in a glass. Trust me… this one goes down so easily!

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Strawberry Flan

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What’s better than enjoying a bite of luscious and fruity strawberry flan? A flan recipe is easy and inexpensive to make. Although, when finished, it looks like it just came out of the window of a Parisian patisserie. So, try out this strawberry custard flan recipe.

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Chocolate Delice

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Doesn’t this chocolate delice dessert look the part? In essence, it is a rich chocolatey dessert with intense flavours, secured by the addition of chocolate. Pay attention all chocolate lovers. This is the recipe you’ve been looking for!

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Chocolate Cherry Cake

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This chocolate cherry cake or Black Forest Cake is made from scratch with gluten-free or wheat flour, cherry pie filling, and homemade chocolate frosting, so it is moist, rich, and delicious.

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