30 Valentine's Day Cake and Cupcake Recipes That Make For the Sweetest Celebration

Lauren Harano

The phrase "made with love" takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to cooking on Valentine's Day. Making something sweet for your significant other takes time, creativity, and a certain level of skill, especially when it comes to baking a cake or batch of cupcakes. While you might have breakfast in bed and a three-course dinner all figured out, picking what to serve as the late-night Valentine's Day treat takes a little more effort. Luckily, this curated list of V-Day-inspired goodies was selected with care. Ranging from a blood-orange pound cake to a vegan chocolate cake with creamy chocolate almond-butter buttercream, everything on this list will make your honey and their taste buds swoon with delight.

Make this Valentine's Day as sweet as ever when you serve the best dessert of all. Whether you want to impress your loved one with something new and exciting or you're looking for a tried-and-true classic, these recipes are sure to make them fall in love with you (and your baking skills) all over again. Check out the sweetest cake and cupcake recipes ahead.

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