Chocolate Eclair Hearts Recipe
Bake some sweet hearts for your sweetheart. In a twist on traditional oblong eclairs, the light French pastry known as pate a choux is piped into heart shapes and filled with milk-chocolate whipped cream. Topped with a glossy layer of dark chocolate glaze, these treats are perfect after a dinner party or dining a deux.
Meringue Heart Ice-Cream Sandwiches
Piping meringue into hearts will be easier if you draw the shapes onto parchment paper first. We made some hearts roughly 2 3/4 inches across and others 3 1/4 inches.
Brownie Heart Cupcakes Recipe
Transform chocolate brownies into decadent cupcakes for a Valentine's Day sweet certain to induce a smile. They're perfect for an office party for 20 or a quiet dinner for two.
Pecan Linzer Cookies with Cherry Filling Recipe
Crumbly, nutty cookies layered with sweet cherry jam and dusted with sugar make delectable valentines. If you're feeling soft-hearted, serve these alongside Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow Hearts.
Heart-Shaped Strawberry Parfaits
This recipe for heart-shaped strawberry parfaits, from chef John Baricelli, makes a delicious Valentine's Day dessert. Note: Raw eggs should not be used in food prepared for pregnant women, babies, young children, or anyone whose health is compromised.