Valentine cake

Berry special chocolate Valentine cake

Bakers needn’t be put off this showstopper because of its heart shape – a large Swiss roll tin or roasting tin will work perfectly with a homemade paper template.

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Berry special chocolate Valentine cake Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Raspberry and strawberry profiteroles

Prepare these French choux pastry ahead and on Valentine’s Day sit back and enjoy filling them with strawberries and cream – and maybe even chocolate – together.

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Raspberry and strawberry profiteroles Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Chocolate heart fondant with a strawberry and mint salad

This gooey chocolate fondant is a sure way to melt your loved one’s heart this Valentine’s Day.

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Chocolate heart fondant with a strawberry and mint salad Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Strawberry, ricotta, lemon and cream tart

Let this centrepiece say it all.

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Strawberry, ricotta, lemon and cream tart Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Pistachio and raspberry love hearts

Prepare these sweet hearts the night before for an easy evening of entertaining.

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Pistachio and raspberry love hearts Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Raw chocolate mousse from Honestly Healthy Eat With Your Body In Mind by Natasha Corrett & Vicki Edgson

This super healthy dessert made with avocado and coconut oil is perfect for those watching their waistline.

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Raw chocolate mousse from Honestly Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Chocolate fondue

Made in minutes, pour this wonderfully luxurious fondue into a pretty heart-shaped cup or keep hot in a mini fondue bowl with a burner.

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Chocolate fondue Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Raspberry and hazelnut shortbreads make a dainty dessert set to win hearts.

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Raspberry and hazelnut shortbreads Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES’

Brandied chocolate truffles

Sweets for your sweet…

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Brandied chocolate truffles Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Healthy baobab chocolate tart by The African Chef

A sweet treat needn’t mean kicking the healthy eating regime to the curb with this dessert recipe, containing avocado, dates, almonds and baobab powder.

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Healthy baobab chocolate tart by The African Chef Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Source: HELLO MAGAZINE

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