With Valentine’s Day just around the corner it’s about time to start thinking about what the perfect dessert for your Valentine is. Whether you plan on making it from scratch at home or taking your Valentine out for a special dinner, the dessert has to be spot on!
Winning desserts of course depend on your Valentine’s preferences but you usually can’t go wrong with a chocolate inspired dish! If you’re still looking for ideas and making your plans, some of these favorite desserts will hopefully be very helpful to you.
Chocolate Lava Cake: Chocolate cake is a traditional favorite that is both easy to make at home and usually easy to find while out and about. An awesome way to spice up this traditional favorite is to turn it into a chocolate lava cake. Here is a recipe from Food Network to help in your preparations for the special day: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/chocolate-lava-cakes.html.
Chocolate Covered Fruit: If you’re going for a slightly healthier approach that still has some sweet and sugary goodness chocolate dipped or chocolate covered fruit is a great way to go. Whether your Valentine likes cherries, strawberries, bananas or another delicious fruit, you can easily customize this dessert to their personal likes. If you want to get extra creative, you can create a table center piece with this dessert too. All through dinner your Valentine will be waiting eagerly to bite into the delicious tempting fruit display. This is also a dessert that you could make together, it’s fun and pretty straight forward. Here is a Wikihow link that walks through one quick way to make chocolate covered fruit: http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Chocolate-Covered-Fruit.
Strawberry Shortcake: In case your Valentine isn’t a big chocolate person, there are a variety of other dessert options too. One easy-to-do at home dessert is strawberry shortcake. This is a really diverse dessert because you can add ice cream, whip cream and different toppings to it. The dessert is rather easy to make and can be done quickly, this is also a dessert that you could make together for fun. Here is a Food Network recipe for one type of Strawberry Shortcake to try out http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/strawberry-shortcake-recipe3.html.
Whatever you end up deciding to go with for your dessert remember that it’s about having an enjoyable and memorable night with your Valentine. Have fun with it whether you’re cooking at home or going out to eat.
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