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Got chocolate? Swoon-worthy Valentine’s Day desserts


HOUSTON – Love at first BITE!

Love is in the air, and this Valentine's Day you can make sure to wow your sweetheart with delicious treats that will win over their heart.

Whether you're planning a romantic date-night for 2, celebrating Galentine's Day or even prepping for your kids school valentine's day party, we’ve got options to keep you covered.

From chocolate fondue to truffles and more, culinary instructor with Smart in the Kitchen, Marcia Smart, shares 3 dessert recipes perfect for all of your Valentine’s Day needs.

CHOCOLATE FONDUE

CHOCOLATE FONDUE
CHOCOLATE FONDUE (CHOCOLATE FONDUE)
  • Romantic dessert for 2 or for the entire family
  • Make sure to have a display of dipping options: marshmallows, berries, pound cake, etc.,
  • Use fondue skewers to dip
  • PRO TIP: Buy good quality chocolate and don’t light the flame under the pot until after you’ve poured in the chocolate, (otherwise it can scald as it gets poured into the fondue pot).
  • Click here for the full recipe

CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT TRUFFLES

CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT TRUFFLES
CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT TRUFFLES (CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT TRUFFLES)
  • A healthy dessert for a Galentine's Day party
  • The dessert is packed with hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, cocoa powder and semisweet chocolate, making it full of nutrients
  • PRO TIP: Store leftovers in glass containers in the refrigerator. Add parchment between layers of truffles, they can last up to 3 months
  • Click here for the full recipe

CHOCOLATE POPCORN BARK

CHOCOLATE POPCORN BARK
CHOCOLATE POPCORN BARK (CHOCOLATE POPCORN BARK)
  • Great teacher gift that the kids can be involved with and help make
  • Feel free to add additional toppings: Mini red and pink M&Ms, pretzels, white chocolate chips, etc.,
  • Start with good-quality dark chocolate: Guittard, Valhrona, Scharffenberger or Ghiradelli
  • PRO TIP: Aim for no less than 60% dark chocolate and up to about 75% cocoa
  • Click here for the full recipe

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