20 Crazy-Cute Cupcakes to Make Your Valentine

#8 includes wine, so...


Chocolates and flowers are fine, but wouldn't a cupcake be better? We think so. From adults-only liquor cupcakes to chocolate-stuffed treats, we bet your love will be even sweeter after trying one of these decadent desserts.

What you'll need: cupcake pan ($14, )

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Con Poulos
PB and J Cupcakes

Think back to the days of teasing your crush on the playground with these nostalgic peanut butter and jelly cupcakes.

Get the recipe for PB and J Cupcakes »

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Kat Teutsch
Chocolate Lovebug Cupcakes

This is the only kind of bug we'll eat. 

Get the recipe for Chocolate Lovebug Cupcakes »

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Chocolate Sweetheart Cupcakes - Valentines Day Desserts
Steve Giralt
Chocolate Sweetheart Cupcakes

Write a love note to your sweetheart (or play secret admirer) with these customizable chocolate treats. 

Get the recipe from Woman's Day »

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David Lauridsen
Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red velvet cake and cream cheese frosting are a match made in heaven. 

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John Komar
Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecakes

Take your box of chocolate-covered strawberries to the next level. Hint: there's cheesecake involved. 

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Kat Teutsch
Truffle Box Cake

Date night is about to get a lot sweeter with this heart-shaped layer cake topped with cream-filled truffles. Yum. 

Get the recipe from Woman's Day »

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Courtesy of Lauren Kapeluck
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

Double the romance and have cake and chocolate-covered strawberries at the same time.

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Courtesy of Sprinkle Bakes
Chianti Chocolate Cupcakes

Looking for the ultimate wine-and-chocolate pairing? Here it is.

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Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes - Valentines Day Desserts
Courtesy of Handle the Heat
Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

For those of you who would prefer to be in a relationship with Nutella, these cupcakes are for you.

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Courtesy of Life Made Simple
Chocolate Sweetheart Cupcakes

Chocolate plus candy on a cupcake? We haven't been this excited since Halloween.

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Courtesy of Handle the Heat
Strawberry Milkshake Cupcakes

Bring all the boys to your yard.

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Courtesy of Life, Love and Sugar
Strawberry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

You don't need to be a chocolate-lover to celebrate with cupcakes! Swap out melted chocolate for candy melts to make the love toppers.

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Courtesy of Your Cup of Cake
Ghiardelli Cherry Cupcakes

These cocoa-cherry treats will go over way better than a box of chocolates.

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Courtesy of Carrie Sellman
Love Bug Cupcakes

The best romances are a little silly, and these little critters are too cute not to make!

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Courtesy of Kailley's Kitchen
Valentine's Day Doughnut Cupcakes

Stack one favorite sweet on top of another to make this double-decker dessert.

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Courtesy of Natasha's Kitchen
Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Prague Frosting

Use melted chocolate to write out sweet nothings to your Valentine.

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Courtesy of Look What I Made
Surprise-Inside Heart Cupcakes

Slice these cupcakes in half to reveal their sweet (heart-shaped) surprise!

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Courtesy of Erin Phraner
Mix and Match Mini Cheesecakes

Technically, these aren't cupcakes. But they are every bit as portable (and just as cute!).

Get the recipe for Mix and Match Mini Cheesecakes »

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Courtesy of Cookies & Cups
Whoopie Pie Cupcakes with Red Velvet Frosting

Here's the easiest-ever way to make whoopie pies: Bake up a batch of chocolate cupcakes, slice off the top, and add a layer of creamy filling between. Genius.

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mini pink velvet cupcakes
Sherry Rujikarn
Mini Pink Velvet Cupcakes

Our twist on the classic red velvet cupcakes involves dying the batter pink and making 'em mini. Optional: Top with tons of Valentine's sprinkles.

Get the recipe for Mini Pink Velvet Cupcakes »

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WATCH: How to Make DIY Valentine's Day Treats

On a DIY kick? Try crafting these adorable Valentine's Day treats for the little ones. 

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