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As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, I can’t help but get excited about all the culinary possibilities! Whether you’re celebrating with someone special, your galentines, your family, or just treating yourself, food is a great way to make the holiday memorable. Here are 8 recipes to help you celebrate the day of love!
- “Raspberry Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast” by Love Renee Hannah
Even though this toast seems fancy, it’s deceptively easy. Suited for a festive brunch, this elegant French toast is stuffed with creamy mascarpone filling and balanced with tart raspberry sauce.
- “Egg-in-a-hole with bacon and avocado” by Delicious Magazine
Another easy morning recipe, this takes the classic egg-in-a-hole and changes it to egg-in-a-heart – so cute! Pair with a side of bacon or veggie sausage and some avocado, and you have a lovely Valentine’s Day brunch.
- “Pasta al Limone” by Bon Appétit
With February being peak citrus season, pasta al limone is an elegant and timeless Italian dish that would go perfectly as a main dish for your Valentine’s Day dinner. Pair with a salad and some crusty Italian bread
- “Rosemary Beef Tenderloin with Wild Mushroom Cream Sauce” by Half-Baked Harvest
Is there anything that screams Valentine’s more than a steak dinner? Upscale but not overly-ambitious, this delicious tenderloin recipe with flavors of rosemary, mushrooms and caramelized shallots can be easily scaled up or down based on your group size
- “Red Velvet Truffles” by My Heavenly Recipes
Although shaping the truffles can be a bit of a hassle, these cake truffles are so adorable; they’re definitely worth the extra time! Plus, use store-bought cake mix and frosting to cut down on time. Make a big batch to bring to friends as a Valentine’s Day treat.
- “Black Cherry Cheesecake Brownies” by Broma Bakery
This recipe encapsulates everything that is Valentine’s Day with its black forest inspired flavors. A decadent chocolate brownie is topped with a cheese cake layer, marbled with black cherry preserves.
- “Chocolate Lava Cakes” by Sally’s Baking Addiction
There are few things in life I enjoy more than a chocolate lava cake. Denser than a soufflé with a molten center, these individual cakes are sure to be a showstopper at your Valentine’s celebration.
- “The Rose Pink Ginger Mocktail” by A Worthy Read
What’s a holiday without some drinks? This mocktail is bursting with raspberry, grapefruit, and ginger, making it the refreshing compliment your brunch or dinner needs. And it’s a perfect Valentine’s Day pink!