So, you're on the hook to make something for your kid's Valentine's Day party at school. These cupcake recipes range from easy ones that can be done in a flash to slightly fancier-looking designs if you're feeling extra motivated. (And just for grown ups, #11 involves wine and #13 involves Baileys.) PS: If you still need to shop gifts, we've got ideas for him, her, toddlers, and kids.
Without the adorable garnish, no one would guess that these cupcakes combine strawberries and lemon juice.
A simple chocolate batter houses a gooey truffle that will make you the MVP of the bake sale.
Everyone gets a love note with these miniature cakes!
PB & J + cupcakes = 4ever love.
Unwrapping this cupcake will reveal three layers of the classic Neapolitan ice cream flavor. Sold.
This mouthwatering recipe calls for marshmallows that you'll only need to put in for five minutes for the perfect texture.
For those of you who would prefer to be in a relationship with Nutella, we're setting you up here and now.
Bite into this delicious dessert, and you'll discover the yummiest hazelnut center. And they're so much easier than they look.
Red velvet cake and cream cheese frosting are a match made in heaven.
This is the only kind of bug we'll eat.
The beautiful pink and white frosting makes these cupcakes look extra delicate. But don't let it distract you from the infused wine.
The struggle of choosing between a slice of cheesecake or a cupcake is now over. Take a bite and discover a hidden creamy center.
This decadent chocolate dessert has Baileys in the cupcake and the frosting. I mean...
A chocolate cupcake is a fool-proof treat to give, but your sweetheart won't be expecting the sour twist from the mini rosebud.
Enjoy these sweet cupcakes and with a Kahlua center. Beyond good.
Take your box of chocolate-covered strawberries to the next level. Hint: there's cheesecake involved.
Date night is about to get a lot sweeter with this heart-shaped layer cake topped with cream-filled truffles. Yum.
Double the fun and have cake and chocolate-covered strawberries at the same time.
Looking for the ultimate wine-and-chocolate pairing? Here it is.
Chocolate plus candy on a cupcake? We haven't been this excited since Halloween!
Warning: These will bring all the boys to the yard.
We warned you that things would get fancy. Fancy as in real rose petals on top.
Swap out melted chocolate for candy melts to make these love toppers.
These cocoa-cherry treats will go over way better than a box of chocolates.
The best romances are a little silly, and these little critters are too cute not to make!
Stack one favorite sweet on top of another to make this double-decker dessert.
Use melted chocolate to write out sweet nothings to your Valentine.
Slice these cupcakes in half to reveal their sweet (heart-shaped) surprise!
Technically, these aren't cupcakes. But they are every bit as portable (and just as cute!).
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.