Valentine's Day 2022: Cute chocolates, cakes and other sweet treats ideal for gifting
1 February 2022, 00:01 | Updated: 9 February 2022, 18:34
Valentine's Day is one of our favourite celebrations - and not just because there are hearts everywhere! Whether you are buying for a partner, lover or friend, we think these adorable chocolates will bring a smile to their face...
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You can’t go wrong with chocolates in a romantic heart-shaped box!
Guylian’s Belgian chocolate marbled hearts are filled with delicious roasted hazelnut praliné.
Buy now: Amazon, £7.50
Send delicious handmade flapjacks from Devon to the person you're sweet for this year.
A giant slab of Millionaire Flapjack (equivalent to four individual pieces) is the centre piece of this fabulous box that’s inscribed with 'Love You' in white chocolate and surrounded by eight other pieces of of Flapjackery’s most popular flavours including, Chocolate Fudge, Chocolate Orange Flapjack, Clotted Cream Fudge, Rocky Road, Golden Caramel, Praline and Granola.
They’re all gluten free, vegetarian, suitable for home freezing and delivered to your door in a recyclable box.
Buy now: Flapjackery, Love You Message Flapjack Box, £48
Personalised milk chocolate heart
This 200g tasty heart is made from 45 per cent Venezuela single origin milk chocolate with your message hand-piped across the front in white chocolate.
It's an impressive gift, measuring 18.5cm across, and coming in a compostable wood pulp bag, tied with ribbon.
Buy now: Chococo, £17.50
Niederegger marzipan hearts
Niederegger marzipan was first made in 1806, and is still adored by lovers of the almond-y sweet treat.
The dense filling of these indulgent dark, bittersweet chocolates is made with 58 per cent pure Mediterranean almonds, with no extra sugar added to produce the pure natural taste.
Buy now: Chocolates Direct, £40
Giant 'I Love You' Dairy Milk
Too shy to share your feelings? Let the nation's favourite chocolate bar do the talking.
The 850g bar will be enough to get your message across loud and clear.
Buy now: Moonpig, £16
Lots of Love Jar Of Hearts
Once these more-ish chocolate hearts have been eaten, you will be left with a handy glass jar to refill... with more sweets?
Buy now: Montezumas, £22.50
This dog with heart-shaped eyes is a Valentines Day treat
These heart-shaped Chuffles are a unique dessert hybrid that combine a cheesecake and truffle.
The Valentine’s collection is a decadent selection of 24 artisan cheesecake truffles, handmade using Pleesecakes’ finest cream cheese mix, encased in a thick rich chocolate shell.
There are three flavours, Vanilla Caramel with a white chocolate shell; Raspberry White Chocolate in a dark shell; and Milk Chocolate Sea Salt in a milk shell.
Buy now: Pleesecakes, £26
Truffle Selection Box
Love Cocoa is a luxury and ethical British chocolate brand created by James Cadbury (the great-great-great grandson of the iconic chocolatier).
The Truffle Selection box contains:
- Milk Truffles
- Salted Caramel Truffles
- Milk Champagne Truffles
- Pink Gin Truffles
- Raspberry Champagne Truffles
- Birthday Cake Truffles
Crosstown Dough Bites
Boxes of 15 tasty sourdough doughnut bites will be available fo doorstep delivery across England, Wales and lowland Scotland between 11 and 14 Feb and can be pre-ordered here now.
They're great for sending direct to a loved one’s door, for a sweet treat if you’re dining at home or celebrating Galentines with a group of pals.
The flavours are:
- Candy Apple – Filled with Candy Apple compote, dipped in a vibrant Grenadine glaze, then finished with popping candy crumble and a sparkle of edible glitter.
- Passion Fruit (ve) - Sweet and tart passion fruit curd, glazed with a Passoa liqueur icing and adorned with dried lily flowers.
- Chocolate Hazelnut (ve) - Decadent chocolate hazelnut custard is encased in black cocoa dough, dipped in dark chocolate ganache and finished with chocolate curls and a kiss of gold dust.
Buy now: Crosstown, £35
You Mean So Mochi To Me gift box
Little Moons’ eye-catching Valentine's gift box is filled with eight delicious flavours straight from their Pick & Mix mochi bar, sending any loved ones’ hearts racing this Valentine’s Day.
They are made by wrapping bite-sized balls of creamy artisan gelato ice cream in a layer of soft and delightfully delicate mochi dough that has a distinctive soft and chewy texture.
The mochi bites are gluten free, and free from artificial flavourings, colourings, and preservatives.
No one does romance like our French friends across the Channel, right?
Give your amour a box of brightly coloured and delicately flavoured macarons - or treat yourself to a box and a night bingeing the new series of Emily In Paris.
Buy now: Petrossian
Everything you need to make this delicious chocolate dessert comes through the post - including the heart-shaped silicon mould - all you need to provide is a splash of oil!
So whether you are baking something for someone you love (or treating yourself) you can whip up a show-stopper of a bake without having to dash out to the shops on a last minute mission.
Each kit contains:
- Base mix (ground almonds, cocoa powder, salt)
- Maple syrup
- Coconut milk powder
- Vegan dark chocolate
- Maldon Sea Salt
Mon Dessert have also released some other delicious DIY recipe boxes, including donuts and handmade truffles.
Buy now: Mon Dessert, £19.95
If you're yet to experience the luxurious Belgian chocolate brand, then be warned - you might end up having to buy a second box for yourself.
Their Luxury Belgian Chocolate Hearts Selection Gift Box contains a variety of delicious chocolate filled with tangy fruit ganache.
- White chocolate with grapefruit ganache
- Milk chocolate with passion fruit ganache
- Milk chocolate with rhubarb ganache
- Dark chocolate with pear ganache
- Dark chocolate with lime ganache
If that is a tad too adventurous then their cinnamon dusted chocolate nuts are also absolutely delicious.
Buy now: Farhi, £55