30 Easy Valentine's Day Cupcake Recipes to Make in February

These simple cupcake recipes are packed with chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla goodness.

Courtesy of Life, Love and Sugar / Kat Teutsch

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.

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Valentine's Day Cupcakes Strawberry Lemonade
Chelsea Lupkin
Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

Without the adorable garnish, no one would guess that these cupcakes combine strawberries and lemon juice.

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Valentine's Day Cupcakes Chocolate Truffle Dessert
Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes

A simple chocolate batter houses a gooey truffle that will make you the MVP of the bake sale.

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

Everyone gets a love note with these miniature cakes!

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PB& J Cupcakes - Valentine's Day Recipes
Con Poulos
PB and J Cupcakes

PB & J + cupcakes = 4ever love.

Get the recipe for PB and J Cupcakes »

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Valentine's Day Cupcakes Strawberry Neapolitan Flavors
Neapolitan Cupcakes

Unwrapping this cupcake will reveal three layers of the classic Neapolitan ice cream flavor. Sold.

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Valentine's Day Cupcakes Chocolate Marshmallow Stuffed
Marshmallow Stuffed Cupcakes

This mouthwatering recipe calls for marshmallows that you'll only need to put in for five minutes for the perfect texture.

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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, we're setting you up here and now.

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Valentine's Day Cupcakes Chocolate Ferrero Rocher
Jon Boulton
Ferrero Rocher Stuffed Cupcakes

Bite into this delicious dessert, and you'll discover the yummiest hazelnut center. And they're so much easier than they look.

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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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Chocolate Lovebugs Cupcakes Valentine's Day Dessert
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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Valentine's Day Cupcakes Moscato Wine Infused
Moscato Cupcakes

The beautiful pink and white frosting makes these cupcakes look extra delicate. But don't let it distract you from the infused wine.

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Strawberry Cheesecake Stuffed Cupcakes

The struggle of choosing between a slice of cheesecake or a cupcake is now over. Take a bite and discover a hidden creamy center.

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Valentine's Day Cupcakes Baileys Chocolate
Baileys Cupcakes

This decadent chocolate dessert has Baileys in the cupcake and the frosting. I mean...

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Valentine's Day Cupcakes Chocolate Rosebuds Heart
Mini Rosebud Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake is a fool-proof treat to give, but your sweetheart won't be expecting the sour twist from the mini rosebud.

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Valentine's Day Cupcakes Kahlua Coffee
Kahlua Cupcakes

Enjoy these sweet cupcakes and with a Kahlua center. Beyond good.

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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.

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Courtesy of Lauren Kapeluck
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

Double the fun 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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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

Warning: These will bring all the boys to the yard.

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Valentine's Day Cupcakes Pink Rose Petals Detail
Charles Schiller
Rose Petal Cupcakes

We warned you that things would get fancy. Fancy as in real rose petals on top.

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

Swap out melted chocolate for candy melts to make these 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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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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