Valentineâ€™s Day is a beacon of love, light and romance in the dark of February. From roses to wine, movies to dinner out, thereâ€™s one sure fire way to celebrate -- dessert! If youâ€™re on the hunt for some sweet ideas for Valentineâ€™s Day treats, Timbercreek brings you this list of our favourite desserts to make for someone special.
Belgian Brownie Cakelets
If your sweetheart is sweet on brownies, these Belgian Brownie Cakelets will knock their socks off. The recipe makes about 12, meaning thereâ€™ll be lots of delicious leftovers to enjoy. Theyâ€™re not difficult to make either -- if you can whisk, you can make these.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
These little beauties are a stand-alone, practically-make-themselves dessert (melted chocolate + strawberries), and are guaranteed to win over that special someone. Find out more here.
Coconut No-Bake Cookies (Vegan)
Nothing says love like, well, coconut? This nine-ingredient dessert (coconut sugar, almond milk, cocoa powder, coconut oil, peanut butter, oats, and coconut) requires no oven to make. These bad boys are a cinch.
Valentineâ€™s Day Bark
Line a baking sheet with wax paper, melt semi sweet chocolate and spread it on the paper in an even layer. Mix in whatever you love to pair with chocolate - sea salt, pretzels, sprinkles, white chocolate, cinnamon hearts, etc. Refrigerate until set, about 1 hour. Check it out.
Easy Vegan Truffles
These 30-minute vegan chocolate truffles are a Valentineâ€™s delight in a decadent dark chocolate shell. The perfect dessert for Valentine's Day, special occasions, or for no reason at all. See more.
Tahini Stuffed Dates
Though thereâ€™s nothing red in this one, itâ€™s no less sweet and perfect for V-day. Fresh dates are pitted and filled with tahini, then dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with coconut and/or sesame seeds -- easy peasy. Read about it.
Rose Strawberry Panna cotta
This Panna Cotta is a stunning dessert made without gelatin and is suitable for vegetarians.The recipe is a teensy bit more involved, but will be a delight for your better half. Have a look here.
Fancy Fortune Cookies
For a little Valentineâ€™s Day fun, buy a pack of premade fortune cookies (or make them from scratch if youâ€™re brave), melt your favourite chocolate in the microwave or over a bain marie, dip, spread, or dribble in creative ways, let set in the fridge and voila -- a chocolatey fortune awaits!
Valentine Mini Baked Doughnuts
With a handful of ingredients, 30 minutes, and the willingness to get your hands dirty, these little doughnuts bake up quick and are the perfect Valentineâ€™s Day surprise! Check it out here.
Popsicles? In winter? Yes! These little frosty treats deliver on taste and Valentineâ€™s charm. Just make sure to eat them inside. Check it out.Timbercreek hopes that this article gives you some ideas to sweeten up your Valentineâ€™s day. For more information about Timbercreek Communities in your city, please visit our website.