Get recipe: Lemon-Cream Cheese Cupcakes
If you’re lucky, love is in the air this year as you plan for our favorite February holiday. Between chocolates and cards and flowers, love songs and grand gestures, it can be easy to forget that the best surprises often come from the heart—and your own two hands. This Valentine’s Day, don’t buy pre-packaged sweets for your sweet—make them a special, personalized Valentine dessert. These 12 zodiac sign-based ideas are a fine place to start.
Your special Aries loves all that is spicy and bold. This rich Ancho-Chocolate Cheesecake ticks those boxes and then some for a decadent Valentine dessert.
Taurus loves to indulge slowly with luxurious ingredients, flavors and textures. This Classic Tiramisu Recipe is the perfect Valentine dessert for you and your dearest Taurus to share.
Food isn’t the focus for Gemini, so instead of something elaborate, try something fun like these Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Kisses. Light, creative and playful, just like your Gemini love.
Dear Cancer loves the handmade, from the heart, especially traditional recipes. Luscious Lemon Pound Cake is a perfect Valentine dessert. Try drizzling with chocolate or caramel, or topping with fruit!
This regal zodiac sign loves a grand display. Give your Leo what they want with a classic, decadent Crème Brûlée. This fire sign will love the use of the broiler—adding some extra wow!
Love is in the small details for Virgo, so they’ll really fall for these light, delicate Peanut Butter-Chocolate Meringue Cookies. They’re both a picture-perfect and delicious Valentine dessert.
This zodiac sign loves sharing, equal portions and beautiful presentation. These Bite-Size Salted Caramel Cheesecakes fit the bill perfectly for your Libra love’s Valentine treat.
Wow your Scorpio sweetie with Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Chunks. The bold, decadent flavors make this the perfect sweet treat for this passionate zodiac sign.
Everything fresh and exotic is what Sagittarius craves. Serve it up with the sweet Tropical Creamy Dessert Valentine treat. They’ll love the fresh fruit!
Your Capricorn cutie craves everything comforting: salty, sweet, traditional treats. The Cheddar-Crusted Apple Pie will fill their need for a sweet-and-salty fix.
Lemon-Cream Cheese Cupcakes are just what your Aquarius wants for their Valentine dessert. Tart, refreshing and just a little bit unexpected—everything your sweetie wants in sweets and life.
This sensitive zodiac sign appreciates the light and delicate. Chocolate Molten Lava Cake is the perfect dessert for you and your Pisces Valentine to share.
Make this Valentine’s Day be extra special with a homemade Valentine dessert for your beloved. Whether you go the zodiac sign route or not, your love is sure to fall for your special show of affection. If you’re new to the kitchen, check out our Cooking Videos and give yourself a head start. Working with a little kitchen helper? Our Kids Cooking Videos are a perfect pick.