Romantic Recipes

Camembert Souffles

Camembert Souffles

Set the mood for a romantic morning meal with these beautiful Camembert Souffles. They can help to make an ordinary morning special.
—Irina Ummel, Arlington, Washington


Antipasto Salad with Basil Dressing

Antipasto Salad with Basil Dressing

Serve this Antipasto Salad with Basil Dressing as an appetizer, side salad or a light meal. It's perfect for a family gathering or romantic picnic for two.
—Hunter Marlo, Blacksburg, Virginia


Crab-Stuffed Filet Mignon

Crab-Stuffed Filet Mignon

Here's a perfectly elegant entree for you and someone special. They'll be impressed with the flavor of this Crab-Stuffed Filet Mignon…you'll love that it's so fast and easy!
—Shane Harris, Abingdon, Virginia


Mushroom Steak Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

Mushroom Steak Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

When I want to serve a romantic dinner for my husband and me, I fix this elegant yet easy Mushroom Steak Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette. I just add crusty French bread and a glass of wine.
—Candy McMenamin, Lexington, South Carolina


Candied-Almond Chocolate Strawberries

Candied-Almond Chocolate Strawberries

For a special presentation, I sprinkle a serving tray with crushed almonds, lay these Candied-Almond Chocolate Strawberries on top and garnish them with mint leaves.
—Laura McAllister, Morganton, North Carolina


White Chocolate Creme Brulee

White Chocolate Creme Brulee

If you like classic creme brulee, you have to try this version. Dressed up with white chocolate, White Chocolate Creme Brulee is a special romantic treat.
—Carole Resnick, Cleveland, Ohio


Dark Chocolate Fondue

Dark Chocolate Fondue

Savor all the decadence without a lick of guilt! Our Test Kitchen kept all the velvety, melt-in-your-mouth texture of fudgy fondue in this lusciously lighter version. Dark Chocolate Fondue is just the thing to kindle romantic after-dinner conversation or welcome friends in from the cold.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Hazelnut Cheesecake Parfaits

Hazelnut Cheesecake Parfaits

These Hazelnut Cheesecake Parfaits are rich and impressive-looking, but light and not too sweet—the perfect finale for a romantic dinner. Sugared toasted hazelnuts add gourmet flavor.
—Shelly Platten, Amherst, Wisconsin


True Love Chocolate Cake

True Love Chocolate Cake

A college roommate gave me this amazing True Love Chocolate Cake recipe and it's been my favorite ever since. To use it for other holidays, just replace the hearts with appropriately-colored hard candies.
—Stephanie Basker, Salt Lake Cty, Utah