Conquer someone’s stomach is the first step to fall in love, says the legend … We teach you the recipes of the most attractive romantic desserts. Whether you have a partner or not, these sweets are perfect for completing a winter menu. Many of them include a fundamental ingredient: chocolate.
Tiramisu with chocolate
The recipe for the classic Italian tiramisu with chocolate is very easy to make. You just need some eggs, sugar, mascarpone cheese, some biscuits and coffee. Do not forget to scratch a chocolate tablet and add it over the cream along with a few tablespoons of cocoa powder.
Chocolate candies and dehydrated fruits
If you do not have a gift and you prefer to kill two birds with one stone, you can opt for these homemade chocolate and dried fruit chocolates. You will have to cut the tablets into small pieces and melt them in the microwave. You will need molds or a bucket for ice. Enter the chocolate mixture and the pieces of dehydrated fruit. You just need to decorate them and triumph!
Chocolate cake and cookies
You can opt for a traditional dessert like chocolate cake and cookies. This recipe is perfect if there are children at home, so you will all enjoy a special day. You only have to melt the tablets, wet the cookies in milk, place floor by floor and decorate to taste. We recommend you use lacasitos or chocolate noodles. If you have a more intimate plan, decorate it with strawberries and cream and you will have a perfect personalized cake to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
This recipe for butter cookies is ideal for a quiet Valentine with your partner. They will serve to accompany a tea or any other infusion, in addition to breakfast the next day. The dough is very easy to prepare. You will need flour, cornstarch and butter. You can customize the recipe with the decoration. Design some hearts above or the initials of your names. If you dare, write a message with melted chocolate on top and you will surprise your partner!
Balls of inflated rice
The inflated rice balls are a perfect sweet to give the day of lovers. You can make them chocolate, vanilla or any other flavor that you like and find in the store. You will need butter and chocolates to make the mixture. Then form balls with the dough, let them cool and prepare an original design to present them. It’s a safe bet!
Red Velvet cake: white on the outside and red on the inside
If you want a truly typical Valentine’s cake, opt for the Red Velve recipe, a white cake on the outside and very red on the inside. You cannot miss the red coloring to add to the mixture of butter, flour, yeast, flour and yogurt. You will also need vanilla and cocoa essence.
Bizcobolas and ‘cakepops’ with a heart shape
The recipe for biscuits and ‘cakepops’ is the same as the Red Velvet cake. The difference is in the presentation. If in the previous one you had formed a traditional cake, this time we taught you how to make balls with message and ‘cakepops’ with a heart shape . Buy some sticks to hold the red chocolate and a few tables of white chocolate to melt and make the cover.
Valentine’s chocolate cake
For this cake you will need a mold with a heart shape and a lot of chocolate! The recipe for the cake is the traditional one. In this case the difference is in the presentation. Use cream for the sides, strawberries if you want to give a touch of passion red. And details of colors if you are more greedy than normal.
Brownie with nuts
If you are addicted to brownie, we will show you the recipe for this sweet with nuts. You will need flour, baking soda, salt, butter, sugar, and two tablespoons of water, chocolate, eggs, nuts, sugar or vanilla essence.
The most romantic desserts
Chocolate is the star ingredient of any romantic dessert and that’s why we offer you these delicious ideas for a sweet Valentine, but the most tender romantic desserts do not stop there. The strawberries, raspberries and blueberries give a special touch to any dessert by supplementing them with icing sugar, cream or, why not, with chocolate.
But for the most passionate couples we have the best proposals with these red velvet romantic desserts where red passion takes the reins; play with its contrast accompanying them with cream or cheese cream in the different recipes that we propose: the famous red velvet cake, muffins or macarons.
Both to give as a gift and to make a couple plans preparing any of these romantic desserts enjoy the most romantic Sunday sugar of the year.
Unconditional love of chocolate
Roll with chestnuts (for 6/8 people): Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Separate the egg whites from 6 eggs. Beat the egg whites to the point of snow. When they double their volume, add 75 g of sugar and continue beating until they are firm. Besides, beat the yolks with 75g of sugar.
Add 50g of sieved cocoa powder, mix and add the egg whites with soft and enveloping movements. Line a baking sheet and pour the dough. Bake for 20 minutes, remove from the oven and let it cool. Mix 250g mascarpone and 250g of chestnut puree until you get a smooth cream.
Add 100g of chopped chestnuts into small pieces. Spread the chestnut cream over the sponge cake and roll carefully. Apart, melt 200g of chocolate in a water bath, along with four tablespoons of butter and four of water. Mix well and let cool for 15 minutes. Place the cake on a rack and cover it, with the help of a spatula, with the chocolate cream. Decorate with some glazed chestnuts.
Mousse with caramel (for 6 people): Bring 20cl of cream to a boil. Make a light caramel by heating 100g of sugar with a tablespoon of water. Add the cream to the caramel and mix well. Let cool a few minutes and add 50g salted butter and 200g of chocolate in pieces. Remove. Separate the whites from the yolks of 3 eggs. Beat the yolks; add them to the chocolate mixture and mix. Then beat the egg whites until stiff and add them. Pour the mousse into small glasses and serve cold.
Crunchy cake (for 6/8 people): Preheat the oven to 180 ° C and bake 1 sheet of dough breeze half an hour, placed in a previously greased mold. Melt 30g of chocolate and 10g of butter in a bain-marie, mix and add 90g of praline. Remove and add 30g of crumbled biscuits. Stretch this mixture over the mass of the breeze. Reserve in cold 30 minutes.
For the ganache, break 300g of dark chocolate into pieces. Heat 200g of cream, pour over them and stir. Let it cool before adding 3 yolks one by one. Then, pour 40g butter and mix. Pour the ganache over the cake and let it cool for at least two hours.
Fondant with orange (for 6 people): Start with the fondant, separating the yolks from the whites of 4 eggs and melting 270g of dark chocolate to the fire. Remove it and add 160g of soft butter and yolks. Apart, mount the egg whites until stiff and incorporate 30g of sugar when they double their volume. Add the chocolate little by little and mix well.
Line a sponge cake and pour the cream. Leave in the refrigerator 12 hours. Heat 50cl of semi-skimmed milk until it boils. Add 6 beaten yolks with 140g of sugar and cook 10 minutes, stirring constantly, until you have the custard. Turn off, add 1 lemon zest and 2 oranges, and let cool. Serve the custard with the fondant.
A red passion
Red velvet cake: thanks to FunCakes you can now make velvet red tart with chocolate flavor. With the ingredients at room temperature, pre-heat the oven to 175ºC, add 500g of this preparation, 3 eggs, 100ml of vegetable oil. And 200ml of water in a recipient. Mix for about 6-8 minutes. Pour the mixture into a greased baking dish. Bake the cake in the middle position of the oven for 40-45 minutes. For the filling uses cheese frosting.
Red Macarons: with FunCakes you only have to add 3 egg whites to 400g of the mixture for 3-4 min. Add coloring if you wish. With a pastry bag, form the macarons in a baking tray with paper or macaron rug. Let stand for one hour. Preheat the oven to 140 ° C. Bake for 12-13 minutes. Join the tapas in pairs with dulce de leche or melted chocolate with your favorite jam.
Red muffins with cream frosting: mix 250gr of butter and 400g of sugar. Beat until a creamy and smooth dough forms. Then, add 6 eggs one by one and continue to beat. Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Perfumes the dough with vanilla essence. Pour 250cl of milk interspersed with 500gr of flour and integrate these ingredients with the previous ones. And add red food coloring. Distribute the preparation in silicone molds for muffins, or paper capsule. Bake the muffins for 20 minutes. Let them cool on a rack and decorate with cheese frosting.
For the ‘Berry lovers’
Chocolate mousse in chocolate cup with raspberries: we make the same mousse seen in the previous gallery. But this is what we will fill it with over cups made of chocolate: we melt preferably black chocolate. And fill disposable aluminum molds with the shape we want, smearing the walls of the complete interior. Let cool for at least 30 min in the refrigerator. And once the chocolate is hard turned remove the mold. We will place raspberries with powdered sugar sprinkled on top to give the final touch
Chocolate hearts with strawberry interior: We cut a strawberry in two and join them with a toothpick keeping the shape of the heart. Melt chocolate and sprinkle it on the split strawberry covering it completely. Sprinkle with decorations made with sugar.
Chocolate bowls with yogurt and red berries: Melt dark chocolate in a salad bowl. We inflate a balloon with a size as we want and we introduce the balloon halfway, we plow and let it cool. And we will have our chocolate bowl to which we can fill it with yogurt and berries.