Nothing says romance quite like chocolate on Valentine's Day. These classic desserts will impress your sweetie after a decadent meal. Just make sure you make room for it.
1. Blackout Cake
This extreme chocolate layer cake from the Four Seasons Hotel Boston will up the romance factor.
Recipe: Blackout Cake
2. Chocolate Brioche Pudding
Try this sophisticated version of bread pudding.
Recipe: Chocolate Brioche Pudding
3. Dark Chocolate Pie
A whole-wheat crust and a filling made with reduced-fat milk and low-fat Greek yogurt in lieu of heavy cream make this dark, rich chocolate pie a bit more healthy. See more at HealthyRecipesBlogs.com.
Recipe: Dark Chocolate Pie
4. Triple-Chocolate Cake
Creamy milk chocolate mousse is sandwiched between chocolaty cake layers.
Recipe: Triple Chocolate Cake
5. Flourless Chocolate Cake
This is the ultimate chocolate lover's recipe.
Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Cake
6. Blackout Donut
The darkest and richest chocolate donuts on Earth, enjoy these after dinner or as a sweet morning treat.
Recipe: Blackout Donut
7. Mexican Hot Chocolate Wedding Cookies
Small and easy to make, these delightful little treats pack a lot of cocoa flavor in every bite.
8. Dark Chocolate Champagne Cupcakes
Chocolate cake and frosting are spiked with champagne, transforming an ordinary cupcake into something fabulous.
9. Maple Cupcake with Milk Chocolate Ganache and Candied Bacon
Chocolate? Check. Maple syrup? Check. Candied Bacon? Oh, yes!
10. Chocolate Bread Pudding with Two Chocolate Sauces & Almond Bark
Indulge of dark and white chocolate over soft bread pudding.
Recipe: Chocolate Bread Pudding
11. Salted Chocolate Mousse Tartlets
Salt of the Earth Bakery's executive chef, Alexandra Joseph Rabbani, fell in love with her husband back when they were both in high school. It took him a little longer to jump on the bandwagon, but this chocolate mousse with a salty twist that she whipped up for him most definitely helped.
Recipe: Salted Chocolate Mousse Tartlets
12. Chocolate Mint Fondue
Mint and chocolate help create a simple yet elegant fondue.
Recipe: Chocolate Mint Fondue
13. Delectable Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes
No one will know these moist, decadent cupcakes are actually vegan.
Recipe: Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes
14. White Chocolate Crème Brulee
This creamy dessert is always a hit. For this recipe, no torch is required.
Recipe: White Chocolate Crème Brulee