I love Valentine’s Day! It’s a day dedicated just to showing someone you love them, and my favorite way to show someone I love them is with tasty, romantic, decadent, heart-warming valentine’s day recipes, made just for 2!
Help yourself to 15 of my favorite romantic dinners, desserts, appetizers and cocktails – perfect for a cozy, candle-lit night in.
Decadent Dinners & Sides
1. Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon
This exquisite Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon recipe is the most perfect meal for a cozy, casual night or a fancy dinner for 2. Rich, hearty and full of heart warming flavors, this recipe will definitely urn you some cabernet kisses!
2. Homemade French Onion Soup
This homemade french onion soup recipe is quite rich, not too sweet, not too savory and sure to get you, and someone you love, nice and cozy. In this recipe, you’ll learn how to make this soup completely from scratch so you’ll have control over every heavenly flavor!
3. Stuffed Cornish Game Hen with Garlic and Sage
This garlic and sage Cornish game hen is stuffed with delicious, homemade Anjou pear and baby bella mushroom stuffing. The best recipe for an elegant candle lit dinner for 2. You’ll be surprised just how incredibly simple they are to make! The hens take only a few minutes to prepare, and 45 minutes to roast.
4. Sage Butter Scallops with Brie & Roasted Garlic Basmati
These sage butter seared scallops are so simple, so luscious and so impressive, especially when served with a creamy brie basmati rice with a roasted garlic, red onion whisky sauce. Such a fun recipe to make with someone else.
5. Romantic Valentine’s Day Deviled Eggs
Want to create the prettiest Valentine’s Day deviled eggs? All you need is some mustard, mayo, creamy horseradish and a little drop of dye or all-natural beet juice color. They’re so pretty, they’ll make cupid’s wing flutter!
6. Bruschetta with Seared Tomatoes, Roasted Garlic & Burrata
This delicious bruschetta recipe with seared cherry tomatoes, roasted garlic and burrata is the most decadent appetizer for 2! With pretty rose prosciutto accents, you won’t have to send flowers.
7. How to Make a Bacon Rose Bouquet
Nothing says “I love you” like a perfectly crispy bacon rose bouquet! Learn how to make exquisitely crispy, lifelike bacon roses with this simple recipe and arrange them perfectly in a beautiful bouquet! All you need are a few strips of thick-cut bacon, a few wooden skewers and a little greenery to make this perfectly unforgettable Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart.
8. Beautiful Spring Canapés
Help Spring come early with these rosy spring canapés. What a lovely surprise to prepare these pretty snacks for an extra fancy romantic Netflix night.
9. Deviled Eggs with Bacon Roses
Another romantic deviled egg for the man or woman who loves their deviled eggs with a sexy little bacon rose on the side.
10. White Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse with Raspberry Compote
This no-bake, creamy, decadent white chocolate cheesecake mousse recipe is ribboned with raspberry-rosemary compote. It’s gluten-free, silky and sweet, tart and delicately hinted with rosemary essence. It’s perfect for Valentines Day!
11. Beautiful Lemon and Raspberry Cheesecake Bars
These beautiful lemon and raspberry cheesecake bars are both tart and sweet, so simple to make and perfect to bring to a Galentine’s Day Party!
12. Creamy, No Bake Lemon Cheesecake Mousse with Strawberries
If you have to take your dessert on the road to your girlfriend’s house, this no bake lemon cheesecake mousse with strawberries is the most perfect, easily mobile, incredibly delicious dessert you can surprise her with!
13. The Divine Damiana Valentine Cocktail
If you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day cocktail to really put you in the mood, this Damiana tea and sake cocktail is a divine Valentine aphrodisiac.
14. White Rosemary Rose Coconut Cocktail
This White Rosemary Rose coconut cocktail tastes like winter white magic! With coconut milk, white rum, honey and rosewater, it’s not too sweet and not too floral. It’s delicate, dreamy and makes such a romantic cocktail.
15. Spicy Mexican Chocolate Liqueur
Add a little creamy spice to your Valentine’s Day cocktails with this decadent, chocolaty, homemade, spicy Mexican chocolate liqueur!
I hope you enjoy these Valentine’s Day recipes!