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14 of our Best Valentine Desserts

February is the month of love, bringing joy to what would otherwise be a bleak season. To brighten up the end of winter, we’ve crafted some beautiful Valentine Desserts that would make ideal Valentine’s Day Treats. Share them with a loved one, friends, and family to spread the love.

Valentine Desserts from the Eastern Shore

Sweet treats bring a smile to anyone’s face, especially when the weather outside isn’t exactly the nicest. These Valentine’s Day Treats are easy to make and give any meal a unique finishing touch.

Live by chocolate

The perfect Valentine treat (in my book) involves chocolate. When chocolate and fruit collide, that is the perfect storm. These Chocolate Dipped Strawberries are the cat’s meow!

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

We are always looking for ways to cover things in chocolate at our Honey House. These strawberries are a true treat and simple to make!
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Chocolate lovers rejoice! These Honey Cocoa Truffles are packed with rich cocoa and honey and easy to make. Feel free to add your favorite nuts, dried fruits, and even a splash of liquor to create a personalized goodie for your honey. Truffles freeze well, so you can save them for later if you make too many.

Whoever heard of too much chocolate for Valentine Desserts?

Honey Cocoa Truffles

The basis of a truffle is heavy cream, butter and whatever flavor you fancy. In this recipe, we sweeten the mixture with Eastern Shore Honey and a high percentage of cocoa chocolate.
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It might still be chilly, and you can always enjoy ice cream, warm it up a bit with some fudge sauce. This Sexy Brownie Sundae is decadent and indulgent, so share one with your honey after a special meal. Everyone seems to have their perfect brownie recipe, so tweak this as you see fit.

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Sexy Brownie Sundae with Honey

Maybe you don't know how sexy a Brownie Sundae can be. Maybe it's the honey. Or the deep dark chocolate. Serve this Honey Peanut Fudge Sauce on top for the best sundae ever!
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Chocolate Bark is good for breakfast, too

Keeping in the crunchy-snack realm, we also have an excellent recipe for Honey Pistachio Granola Bark. Whip up a batch of this beautiful bark to give away to friends who always seem to be on the go. It’s a perfect mid-morning nibble and equally as good with your afternoon cup of coffee.

Chocolate Pistachio Granola Bark

Imagine your favorite superfoods combined with granola and topped with dark chocolate. Does this sound too good to be true? Good! Because we aim to please, we’re sharing our recipe for Chocolate Pistachio Granola Bark.
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If you’re a person who loves candies, we also have your back! Salted caramel candy is fuss-free but still pretty enough to give away as gifts for your Valentine. Make a big batch and enjoy the sweet and salty combination any time you need a little pick-me-up! We love to wrap these up in sheets of wax paper and tuck them away in small boxes as a thoughtful gift.

Salted Caramel Candy Recipe

Honey caramels make a perfect gift at any time of the year, especially around the holidays. When you make candy with honey there is a depth of flavor added that cannot be matched.
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Biscotti are dry biscuit-like cookies hailing from Italy. Traditionally dipped in coffee or tea, they’re just as delicious when eaten by themselves. Our Honey Orange-Cranberry Biscotti are crunchy and sweet and perfect for sharing over a cup of tea with your honey.

Cranberry Orange Biscotti

This Cranberry Orange Biscotti recipe is perfect for any time of the year. It is also vegetarian.
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The history of the rum cake is fascinating. When researching the origins of rum cake, I learned that the recipe, inspired by figgy pudding and other steamed puddings popular before the 16th century in the United Kingdom. The Rum cake recipe was invented in honor of steamed pudding by early settlers who arrived in the Caribbean. The method for steamed pudding is complicated, and most amateur cooks weren’t fond of following all of the steps.

Honey Rum Cake Recipe

Move over fruit cake, this rum cake recipe is a blast from the past that will entertain your friends and family year-round. A classic recipe with all sorts of ideas on how to make it your own!
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Who knew carrot cake could be so beautiful as a Valentine Dessert?

These Healthy Carrot Cake Bars are lighter than our Brownie Sundae, so these are a great option if you want something sweet but safe for the waistline. Pack them full of nuts and chopped fruit, and they’ll make great energy bars or breakfast snacks. A box of these bars would be a perfect Valentine’s Day Treat for your friend who loves hiking and is always on the run!

Healthy Carrot Cake Bars

There are lots of ways to bake with carrots these days but the good news is these healthy carrot cake bars contain honey as an alternative to sugar, and overall, contain less sugar and a healthier oil than most carrot cakes.
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Sweet breakfast treats that double as an ideal way to end a romantic dinner. Another yummy apple treat is our Apple Tart. It’s beautiful, especially when you take the extra time to correctly align the apple slices and gently fold ridges into the dough. Trust us; it’s worth the little bit of effort to make it perfect.

Apple Tart Recipe

Tarts are flaky and light, which makes them the perfect snack for after dinner, or even for a quick on-the-go breakfast. Our honey makes every apple recipe better.
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For something fruity, try a Honey Baked Apple. Easy to make, they’re a healthy treat that you won’t feel bad about snacking on. Imagine how good one of these would be with a bit of whipped cream and a drizzle of honey. Stuff them with your favorite granola blend for an added crunch that will keep you coming back for more.

Honey-Baked Apples

My mother baked these apples and served them warm and filled the core with heavy cream. I can taste this now, as I write!
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Cherry Cobbler can be made fresh with fresh cherries in season and frozen cherries in winter. Serve warm with ice cream or greek yogurt. A gluten-free and guilt-free take on the recipe is as good for breakfast as dessert.

Cherry Cobbler Recipe

This Cherry Cobbler Recipe is gluten-free but you'd never know. This is such an easy dessert to make, your family will enjoy the treat!
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If everyone is still watching it, get your sexy on with fruit for your Valentine Desserts

Caramelized Pears are elegant, easy, and delicious when paired with vanilla ice cream. These are very pretty, too, especially sliced over a bowl of ice cream. Pears are soft and packed with natural sugars that caramelize during cooking. Bring richness to the treat that your Valentine will love. You can also poach pears! Poaching fruit deeply imbues the flavor of all the ingredients in the pan and heightens the rich natural sweetness found in the flesh of the pear. Our Poached Pears are done with a bit of brandy and vanilla and are great served warm or cold.

Honey Poached Pears

We make these honey poached pears with 10 ingredients. A little honey, vanilla, lemon juice, and brandy bring big flavor from farm to table.
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Valentine’s Desserts from Waxing Kara

For a short time each year, we offer our Chocolate Dipped Lollipops. Handcrafted, these are a real gourmet treat that you should share with someone you love. We love to stir these into a hot cup of coconut milk for a quick “hot chocolate” drink. But really, these never last long enough to make it to the kitchen.

Gourmet Honey Lollipops Dipped in Chocolate

Try our new Lemon Honey Lollipops. These are perfect for your sweetie who loves their tea-just stir into a warm cup, and you have all the lemon+honey goodness your brew needs. Lemon Honey Lollipops are also perfect for sore throats, which abound this time of year.

Overhead view of Lemon Honey Lollipops scattered on top of lemon slices
When life hands you lemons, make lemon lollipops.

We hope you have a beautiful day no matter how you celebrate. Take care of yourself, treat your honey to something sweet, and tag us in your Waxing Kara Valentine’s Day haul on Instagram. We always love to see your photos, especially when enjoying your Valentine’s Desserts.