By Neha Gargi Last Updated:
There is pure pleasure in every bite of chocolate. It is sinful, yet so fulfilling! Packed with serotonin, this feel-good food from heaven is exactly what you need to impress that special someone in your life. On this Valentine's Day, we have listed down 10 amazingly simple and decadent dishes that you can whip up in no time. Pick just one or two (or all), and there is no doubt that your partner would be totally floored by your skills. So, go ahead and let there be nothing else but chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate to express your love!
Red succulent strawberries dipped in the sea of chocolate and sprinkled with choco chips, almonds and pistachios would be the perfect romantic treat for your guy or girl. There cannot be a dessert simpler and tastier than this. You can even soak the luscious strawberries overnight in your favourite wine for some extra punch.
All it takes is just three simple ingredients from your pantry to win over anyone’s heart and tummy. Whipping up these yummy chocolate truffles would take just a few minutes of your time, and all you need is dark chocolate, cream, and some spices. For a romantic twist, cut out the truffles with a heart-shaped cookie cutter. Finish off with a lovely message like “Be Mine” or “I Love You” written on the truffles with some whipped cream.
The deliciously golden toasted and buttered bread with a sinful spread of melted chocolate is all you need to melt your beloved’s heart! It is an amazing variation from the regular bread and butter breakfast. It is not only super-delicious but also very quick to prepare. To make it a little more chocolatey, you can add some chocolate chips in between and top the sandwich off with some whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
The rich and creamy no-bake chocolate custard is an extremely easy and a very impressive dessert to impress your love with. The ingredients are again readily available in your pantry and it takes no more than twenty minutes of your time to make this decadent dessert. Blend milk and vanilla essence with eggs, salt, chocolate, and then just chill the mixture in the freezer for a few hours. Just remember to make it at least three hours prior to serving for a perfectly chilled dessert at the end of a scrumptious meal.
A healthy variation of the traditional chocolate pudding, the orange chocolate pudding is a perfect treat for the ones who love to watch their calories. You can add fruits like orange, avocado, and dates in this delectable dessert for bringing out the perfect taste. Blend everything with cocoa powder, orange juice and zest, and then simply refrigerate. Surprise your beloved with this delicious chocolate pudding in an easy-to-make orange bowl made out of orange peel.
Papery thin crepes filled with creamy chocolate and yummy banana slices are sure to make your partner go bananas over your amazing culinary skills. It is super-easy and takes very little time to get this on your breakfast table. You can garnish these mouth-watering crepes with whipped cream and a sprinkling of grated or melted chocolate.
Chocolate mousse is a dessert that sounds complicated but is a whole lot easier to make. The rich and creamy dessert will add a perfect finishing touch to your dinner. All you need is some basic ingredients from the pantry like an egg, chocolate, butter, and cream. You need to whip the egg whites and cream separately to form white peaks, and then mix them together to get the mousse to be light and airy; mix in the melted chocolate later and then let it chill. You can garnish this decadent dessert with some sliced fruits such as strawberries, raspberries or oranges to further enhance the flavour.
Have some popcorn lying in your pantry? If yes, then there could not be anything better than this crunchy snack-cum-dessert to bowl over your partner over a movie date. It is insanely delicious with a perfect balance of sweet and salt. Your partner would find it very difficult to keep his/her hands off this little crunchy delight, and you later on.
Impress your beloved in just 10 minutes with a cup of delicious spicy hot chocolate. It is amazingly simple and perfect for cuddling up cosily. If you are not too health conscious, then you can top it off with some whipped cream for an incredible feeling.
An irresistible dessert for your special someone, which consists of layers and layers of deliciousness. It is a super-easy dessert that will make you an instant star in their eyes. Simply layer on crushed Oreos or sponge cake if you want a softer texture, cream, chocolate pudding or ice cream, and choco chips, and put it in the freezer. The best part is it requires no baking or sweating for hours in the kitchen!
So, which one of these decadent indulgences are you going to serve your beloved? No matter which one you choose, we are sure your special someone will enjoy it immensely. Let us know in comments section below, which dish you prepared and wooed your partner with your cooking skills.