15 romantic Valentine’s Day cake ideas

Published on 17 January 2022 3 min read

Nothing says “I love you” like cake! With our Valentine’s Day cake ideas, you can find inspiration to treat the person you love the most to a deliciously decadent sweet treat. From indulgent chocolate cakes to super sweet red velvet cupcakes, our cake ideas are guaranteed to win your valentine over!

Easy heart-shaped Valentine’s cake

You don’t have to be a master baker to create a seriously loveable cake for Valentine’s Day! Bake a classic chocolate cake in a heart-shaped pan and smother it with pink buttercream icing using a spatula. Topped off with a border of raspberries, this delightful cake is sure to go down a treat! 

Pull-apart heart brownie

If you’re throwing a party for Valentine’s Day or just want to share the love, this pull-apart brownie heart is a great idea! Bake a batch of bite-sized brownies and arrange in a heart shape before decorating with fluffy buttercream.

Mini chocolate cupcakes

These choctastic mini cupcakes are covered in set chocolate and sprinkles. A great treat for kids as well as grown-ups, they taste as good as they look!

Valentine's Day Cake Pops

If you’re celebrating Galentine’s Day this year, these tasty little cake pops make the perfect present for gal pals. Choose your favorite flavour for the cake mix, decorate with heart-shaped sprinkles and tie together with a ribbon for a gorgeous gift!

Shaggy Valentine’s Day cake

If you’re looking for a showstopping cake for Valentine’s Day, this one checks all the boxes! This fun, textured cake is decorated using a cool multi-opening piping nozzle, so while it might look like it’s taken hours to create, it’s actually a pretty speedy bake!

Perfect paisley Valentine’s cake

If you’re a piping pro, this paisley Valentine’s cake is the perfect sophisticated sweet treat! The black piped bead fleurs-de-lis, hearts and paisley shapes against the smooth pink buttercream look so impressive.

Hilarious couples cupcakes

There’s no better way to win hearts than with a cupcake version of your other half. Whether it’s Mr and Mrs, Mrs and Mrs or Mr and Mr – these funny couples cupcakes are guaranteed to get a few laughs!

Heart-shaped bundt cake

Use a heart-shaped bundt pan to create this gorgeous chocolate cake topped with fresh flowers, sweet berries, icing hearts and pastel stars. As well as being the perfect bake for Valentine’s Day, this cake would also be great for bridal showers, anniversaries and weddings.

Rose topped brownies

Bake your favorite brownie recipe in individual heart-shaped moulds for a sweet Valentine’s Day treat. These little cuties are topped with almost-too-pretty-to-eat roses.

Terrazzo Valentine’s Day cake

Create this super cool cake with an easy buttercream transfer technique. Cut a sheet of parchment paper big enough to wrap around the side of your cake and pipe on random shapes in different colours. Pop the parchment paper in the freezer and when it’s set you can swipe a layer of pink buttercream icing over the top. Once chilled, this terrazzo effect icing is ready to wrap around your cake. Not just romantic, but clever too!

Valentine’s Day donuts

Loved ones are sure to go nuts for these delicious bakes that kids will love helping to decorate. You’ll need your full collection of sprinkles for these!

Super fun penguin cake

There’s no better way to declare your love than with a loved up penguin cake! Easy buttercream icing and a fondant heart cutout make this cake as easy as it is cute. How can you resist that little face?

Heart-shaped layer cake

This heart-shaped layer cake makes a stunning Valentine’s Day centerpiece! We can’t get enough of the tonal pink piping, which looks seriously impressive but is actually incredibly easy to achieve. Beginner bakers – this is one for you!

Red velvet cheesecake brownies

Sumptuous, rich, decadent and totally delicious – these red velvet cheesecake brownies lend themselves perfectly to Valentine’s Day! A winning combination of classic red velvet cake and sweet cream cheese.

Molten chocolate lava cake

This molten chocolate lava cake might be designed to share, but it’s so delicious you’ll want to eat the whole thing yourself! Bursting with rich, chocolatey flavour, this bake makes the perfect dessert option for a romantic Valentine’s Day meal.

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