Valentine’s Day recipes

Anacamila Anaya, Staff Reporter

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and instead of being alone, try these recipes to cure your sadness. 

Red Velvet Truffles

To make these delectable treats you will need

  • 1 9×13 cooked red velvet cake, crumbled
  • 1 Container of cream cheese frosting 16 oz
  • 1 ½ Bags of white chocolate melting wafers 10z
  • 1 cup Red candy melts
  • Valentine’s sprinkles


  1. Prepare a large baking tray or cutting board with parchment paper. 
  2.  Mix the crumbled cake with half of the cream cheese frosting. Add more as needed to get a mix that can easily stick together.
  3. Use a cookie scoop and form 1 ½ inch balls from the cake mix.
  4. Place them all evenly on the baking tray.
  5. Freeze for 30 minutes 
  6. Meanwhile, melt the white chocolate in 30-second increments, stirring each time until it has melted completely.
  7. Remove the baking sheet from the freezer and dip the balls into the white chocolate.
  8. Place them back into the tray and let them cool and harden. 
  9. To spice things up add extra toppings like food coloring, sprinkles, or candy melt drizzles. 
  10. To make the drizzle, just melt the red candy melts and add them to a Ziploc bag, and cut a pin-size hole in the bottom.
  11. Lightly drizzle it over the truffles and add sprinkles.
  12. Let the drizzle harden up and then enjoy. 

You can store these truffles in an airtight container for up to one week. 

Recipe by: My Heavenly Recipes

Bite-size cake balls to make your Valentine’s Day happier. This recipe makes about 27 of these delectable treats.

Chocolate Covered Strawberries:

  If you want to remain happy,  you should try these easy snacks. 


  • Strawberries
  • Red, White, & Pink Candy Melts
  • Valentine Assorted Sprinkles


  1. Rinse your strawberries.
  2. Melt each color of chocolate in separate bowls. 
  3. Dip each strawberry into the different colors of chocolates.
  4. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and immediately add the sprinkles.
  5. Make them to your liking by adding designs, drizzle, sprinkles, or plain.
  6. Leave them in the fridge to cool for 30 minutes- 1 hour (depending on the chocolate)
  7. Take them out and enjoy!

Recipe by: The Inspiration Edit 

Simple and easy treat. Get creative and make different styles.

Strawberry Milkshake:


  • Strawberries (frozen or fresh, fresh is preferable)   
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Milk (2% is usually better)


  1. To make a good milkshake, you will need a good amount of strawberries.
  2.  Wash the strawberries and pat dry them.
  3. Place them in the blender jar after cutting them in half.
  4. Blend in the ice cream and milk for ten to twelve seconds, or until everything is combined.
  5. Place into a cup and add desired toppings such as extra strawberries, sprinkles, whipped cream, and chocolate shavings. 

End your Valentine’s Day with a nice sweet beverage. 

Recipe by: Unicorns in the Kitchen

Get yourself cheery with this homemade milkshake. Milkshake to wash down the tears.

If these recipes don’t help make your Valentine’s Day a little more special, then keep making them until they do.