5 Valentine’s Day baking ideas

By TASTE, 10 February 2022

Sure you can buy chocolates for your Valentine, or you can really impress them by giving them a home-made sweet treat. We’ve rounded up five delectable options that are guaranteed to put a smile on your loved one’s face.

1. Red velvet cupcakes

Red, love and Valentine's Day are synonymous, so why not stick to the theme by making red velvet cupcakes? We'd eat these for the cream cheese icing alone!


Find the recipe for red velvet cupcakes here. 

2. Chocolate mousse brownie cake

Can't decide between chocolate mousse or brownies? Have both! This decadent chocolate mousse brownie cake is so easy to make thanks to Woolies' easy chocolate mousse and brownie mixes.


Find the recipe for chocolate mousse brownie cake here. 

ALSO READ: 7 easy Valentine's Day dinner ideas

3. Strawberry custard bomboloni doughnuts

Want to try something a little different with strawberries? This strawberry custard goes perfectly with bomboloni doughnuts. You can either fill the doughnuts with the custard or simply dip them. If you're not keen on making the doughnuts yourself, grab some mini doughnuts from Woolies and just make the strawberry custard.

Strawberry custard bomboloni doughnuts

Find the recipe for strawberry custard bomboloni doughnuts here.

4. 3-ingredient lemon tarts

Whip up these tarts in 30 minutes so you have more time to spend with your Valentine. These are also great little treats to hand out in the office or to friends and family if you're keen on spreading the love.


Find the recipe for 3-ingredient lemon tarts here. 

5. Marbled chocolate bark

If chocolate is an absolute must on Valentine's Day, take things up a notch by making this insane marbled chocolate bark. Topped with nuts, Chuckles, pretzels and freeze-dried berries, this one is a game-changer.

Marbled chocolate bark

Find the recipe for marbled chocolate bark here. 


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The TASTE team is a happy bunch of keen cooks and writers, always on the look out for the next food trend or the next piece of cake.
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