Whether your saying happy Valentine’s Day to your partner or happy Galentine’s Day to your bestie, these Valentines Day cupcakes will melt their heart.
A store bought gift is nice, but nothing is as thoughtful as a handmade Valentine’s Day gift.
These baking ideas for Valentine’s Day are a great option for a handmade present.
If you’ve left it all to the last minute, never fear! With 14 Valentines Day Cupcake recipes here, there’s sure to be one that fits your special person.
Best of all, many of these recipes use everyday ingredients and tools you’ll likely already have in your pantry. You and your loved ones will be celebrating with these Valentine’s Day mini desserts in no time at all.
Regardless of whether you’re making a sweet treat for a loved one or a romantic homemade gift for your boyfriend, girlfriend husband or wife, here’s 14 Valentine’s Day cupcake ideas to celebrate February 14th – Valentine’s Day 2022.
1. Whiskey Caramel Valentines Day Cupcakes
If your idea of romance is snuggling with your loved one next to a warm fire, then these whiskey caramel cupcakes are for you. Great valentine’s day baking idea for him this year,
2. Rose Cupcakes with Rose Petals
Nothing says I love you like a bunch of roses, except for maybe rose petal cupcakes, Give your loved one the gift of roses with a cupcake twist this valentine’s day.
3. Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Whipped Cream
Strawberries and romance go together like Bonnie and Clyde, or Sherlock & Watson. Added bonus, strawberries are the most widely known aphrodisiac (after chocolate). Say I love you with strawberry cupcakes this valentine’s day.
4. Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes
Say I love you while also loving the planet with these Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes. With gluten free and food dye free options your tummy will love you too after tasting these valentine’s day cupcakes.
5. Love Letter Cupcakes
How cute are these love letter Valentine’s Day Cupcakes! Classic chocolate cupcakes topped with vanilla buttercream and the most adorable fondant hearts.
6. Raspberry Chocolate Cupcakes
How delightfully decedent do these raspberry chocolate cupcakes look.
7. Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes
If raspberry and chocolate isn’t you’re thing, how about cherry and chocolate? These pink cupcakes look and taste delicious.
8. Valentine’s Day Cupid’s Bow Cupcakes
These cupid’s bow cupcakes are just as effective as the real thing! Such a cute decorating hack for valentine’s day cupcakes.
9. Mocha Cupcakes with Espresso Buttercream
These Mocha Cupcakes remind me of saturday coffee catch up with my girls. Say happy Galentine’s day to your coffee crew with these Mocha Cupcakes.
10. CopyCat Hostess Cupcakes
Love these lovely copycat hostess cupcakes, How cute! They even say love instead of the traditional loops of icing.
11. Red Rose Cupcakes
Cupcakes with roses scream valentine’s day. Love this hack for decorating cupcakes with buttercream roses.
12. Lemon & Earl Grey Cupcakes
Here’s a valentine’s cupcake (or Galentine’s cupcake) option if your special someone isn’t such a sweet tooth. These lemon and earl grey cupcakes are that perfect balance between a light sponge and dense mud cake. And the frosting is deliciously light and creamy.
12. Vanilla Raspberry Cupcakes
Real raspberries give the buttercream on these cupcakes their gorgeous pink hue. So romantic.
13. Boozy Red Wine Cupcakes
If there’s anything more romantic than red wine and chocolate, I don’t know what it is! I love a twist on classic dish, and these red wine chocolate cupcakes sound absolutely delicious.
14. Maple Bacon Cupcakes
Last year I made my husband bacon roses for valentine’s day (it’s a thing, look it up!). This year it’ll be bacon cupcakes (don’t tell him and ruin the surprise!) Bacon lovers will love these maple bacon cupcakes.
I hope you love these valentine’s day cupcake ideas as much as I did.
Have a very happy valentine’s day, and as always happy baking x
If you loved these recipes, you might like these valentine’s day macarons – includes heart shaped macaron template!