The dark and dreary days of January are almost over, and here at RecipeGeek HQ, we're looking forward to February. What's so special about February you ask? Well it's the month that all chocolate-lover's look forward to because of a little special day called, you guessed it: Valentine's Day.
As self-confessed chocoholics, we're already planning what decadent and (of course) chocolaty concoctions we'll be serving up our friends, family and that certain special someone on this ultra-romantic day. So, whether you're opting to stray from the norm by throwing an intimate dinner party with friends, planning a sexy night for just you and your main squeeze or preparing for an action-packed day skating or skiing with the kids, we've got the perfect chocolate-inspired recipe that will make this Valentine's Day one to remember:
1. Superfood Chocolate Truffles
These decadent chocolate truffles not only pack a chocolate punch, they are chock full of healthy antioxidants and minerals. Whip them up, package them all pretty and give them to that certain someone who makes your heart flutter.
2. Chocolate Ganache Tart
Ditching the idea of a romantic one-on-one, and instead planning an intimate dinner party with friends to celebrate V-Day this year? This chocolate ganache tart will be a show-stopping end to what will surely be a show-stopping dinner.
3. Decadent Chocolate Pomegranite Brownies
These decadent chocolate brownies, sprinkled with luxurious pomegranate seeds, are the ULTIMATE chocolatey Valentines Day treat for that special someone you love. Make a batch, pack them in a special box tied with a ribbon and watch as your special someones heart melts.
4. Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake
A perfect choice for that person who loves chocolate, but who also likes to keep things simple (no fussy caramel creme brulee, thank you very much) . Simple, but deep, dark and decadent, this chocolate bundt cake is perfect for that person whose idea of heaven is a good ole slice of chocolate cake.
5. Chocolate Raspberry Brownies
Celebrating Valentine's day with a bunch of rowdy kids? These impossibly moist and chocolatey raspberry-studded brownies will not last long with little fingers and tummies around!
6. Spiced Hot Cocoa
Planning a skating or skiing date with your sweetie or your kids this Valentine's Day? We've got the ultimate spiced hot cocoa recipe that will keep you cozy after braving the polar vortex!
7. Chocolate Ganache Recipe
Looking to serve the ultimate chocolate dessert on Valentine's Day? Learn these 5 fool-proof steps to making chocolate ganache perfectly and set yourself up for the most indulgent Valentine's day ever.