As the classic day of love fast approaches, you might find yourself out of ideas for how to start your sweetheart’s day off the right way. Fear not, because we’ve whipped up a smorgasbord of Valentine’s Day breakfast recipes that are guaranteed to wow your babe, first thing in the AM. (Get ready to break out your heart-shaped cookie cutter!)
From red velvet waffles to heart-shaped bagels, we’re diving deep into V-day breakfast foods.
Each of these is a morning love letter crafted with simple ingredients and designed to make your Valentine’s morning delicious and memorable. Make this Valentine’s Day one for the books, with easy recipes so decadent, you’ll both wish every day was Valentine’s Day.
Quick Valentine’s Day Breakfast
Start your Valentine’s Day morning with something simple and incredibly adorable. Rachel of Clean Food Crush has got you covered with a classic that’s been given a love-filled twist. Crispy, heart-shaped bacon that perfectly complements an over-easy egg. It’s the kind of breakfast that says, “Sorry I hit snooze so many times. Still love me?” This quick and easy recipe is the perfect way to kick off your special morning.
Feeling the love already? Check out the full recipe here.
Heart Shaped Pancakes
What screams Valentine’s Day breakfast ideas louder than heart-shaped pancakes? Lois of Walking On Sunshine Recipes brings this adorable concept to life, serving them up with fresh fruit, a drizzle of maple syrup, and a sprinkle of powdered sugar for that sweet touch their sweet tooth can’t resist. These fluffy pancakes are an easy way to add a little love to your plate.
Dive into the full recipe here.
Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze
Ready to take your Valentine’s Day morning to the next level? Kevin of Kevin Is Cooking’s red velvet waffles with cream cheese icing are–in short–a DREAM. They’re fluffy, they’re rich, and they scream “I went all out” without actually having to. In just 30 minutes, you can whip up something that looks like it jumped out of a fancy brunch menu.
Indulge in the full recipe here.
Strawberry & Chocolate Hazelnut French Toast Roll Ups
Imagine your significant other rolling out of bed to the smell of Caitlin of Kalefornia Kravings’ strawberry and chocolate hazelnut French toast roll-ups. It’s the kind of breakfast that make them wonder if they’re still dreaming. Sweet strawberries and rich chocolate wrapped in a tender embrace of French toast? Yes, please! This recipe is a fun twist on a classic, proving that the best part of waking up might just be chocolate in your French toast.
Grab the full recipe here.
Savory Sweet Potato Fritters with Avocado & Fried Eggs
For those who lean towards savory breakfasts, Linda of The Organic Kitchen’s sweet potato fritters topped with creamy avocado and heart-shaped fried eggs are a match made in heaven. It’s a Whole30 and Paleo-friendly way to start the day that says, “I care about your heart in more ways than one.” Plus, who knew grating a sweet potato could lead to such delicious recipes?
Find out how to make this heartwarming meal here.
Berry Heart Parfait
Light? Check. Refreshing? Check. Sweet? Double check! Catherine of Weelicious has a berry heart parfait that ticks all the boxes for a healthy yet indulgent Valentine’s breakfast. It’s a feast for both your eyes and your mouth, and will satisfy babe’s sweet tooth with a generous helping of fresh berries and yogurt. This simple recipe is perhaps the easiest way to layer up some love in a glass.
Spoon in the deliciousness with the full recipe here.
Strawberry Nutella Crepes
Lynn of 365 Days Of Baking & More knows the way to your heart this Valentine’s Day morning: crepes filled with Nutella and fresh strawberry, dusted with powdered sugar. It’s a sweet treat that’s both simply and decadent. Whether you’re aiming to impress your significant other or just treat yourself (who says YOU can’t have any?), these crepes are a fantastic choice.
Roll up some love with the full recipe here.
Nutty Valentine Smoothie
Tarashaun of Blender Babes is bringing you this Nutty Valentine Smoothie, and a glass full of reasons why starting your day with a smoothie is a great idea. With raspberries, cacao, pistachios, and coconut milk, it’s a blend that’s both energizing and indulgent. Plus, the potential aphrodisiac benefits? That’s just the cherry on top.
Sip your way to a blissful morning with the full recipe here.
Valentine’s Day Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon rolls are already a gift to mankind, but Brandie of The Country Cook takes it a step further by shaping them into hearts and filling them with jam. (Pay no mind to the woman drooling in the corner. 🤤 …it’s me. I’m the woman.) It’s a two-ingredient miracle that’s sweet, sticky, and straight from the heart.
Find out how to whip these up here.
Valentine’s Day Scones
Side Chef Huang’s V-day scones are here to prove that scones can be just as romantic as any other fancy dessert. With miniature chocolate chips and a heart shape, these red-tinted beauties are perfect for a Valentine’s Day brunch. They’re just the right mix of sweet and tender, ideal for a cozy morning in with your boo.
Bake some love into your morning with the full recipe here.
Who says Valentine’s Day breakfast has to be drowned in syrup to be special? Surup of Recipe Magik’s Heart Shaped Bruschetta is here to shake things up with a savory twist that’ll make their heart (and stomach) sing. It’s a simple and easy appetizer that transforms your Valentine’s Day morning into a gourmet experience with just 20 minutes of effort. Fancy pastries, step aside, because fresh, zesty tomatoes on crispy bread are about to steal the show.
Ready to bring a bit of Italian romance to your kitchen? The full recipe awaits you right here.
Red Velvet Smoothie Bowl
Imagine starting your day with the decadence of red velvet without any of the guilt. (Is that possible?) Yes! Amanda of Amanda’s Cookin’ is bringing us a Red Velvet Smoothie Bowl filled with cherries, chocolate, and a sneaky serving of veggies, making it as nutritious as it is delicious. It’s a bowl full of love that’s sure to set a sweet note for the rest of your loved one’s Valentine’s Day.
Dive into a breakfast that’s as good for your heart as it is for your taste buds. Get the full recipe here.
Valentine’s Day Mimosa Bar
Why settle for a simple cup of coffee when Kelly of Eat Yourself Skinny’s V-day Mimosa Bar can elevate your brunch game to celestial heights? *cue the choir of angels*
With an assortment of fruit juices, colorful garnishes, and, yes, those irresistibly cute pink straws, it’s the ultimate way to toast to love. Whether it’s Valentine’s morning or a lazy Sunday, this mimosa bar makes any occasion a special occasion.
Get bubbly with the full setup here.
Heart Shaped Churros
For those who believe love should be deep-fried and sprinkled with sugar, this next breakfast is your soulmate. Marisa of Meximoments has whipped up some Heart Shaped Churros! These Mexican treats are not just adorable, they’re the perfect combination of crunchy, soft, and sweet, especially when dipped in honey.
Ready to fry up some love? The full recipe is waiting here.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Baked Oatmeal
Take a note from Becky of The Cookie Rookie and try her Chocolate Covered Strawberry Baked Oatmeal. It’s an easy-to-make dish that brings all the romance of chocolate-covered strawberries to your breakfast table. (It also makes for the perfect breakfast in bed treat!) Cuz we all know that the surest way to someone’s heart is through their stomach.
Whip up this romantic dish with the full recipe here.
Heart Shaped Bagels
Show off your baking prowess this Valentine’s Day with Cara from Fork & Beans’ Heart Shaped Bagels. Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and utterly full of love, these bagels are here to make a statement: Homemade is always better when it’s made with love. And don’t worry, you don’t need to be a seasoned baker to pull these off. Impress your valentine with your skills by following the full recipe here.
Puff Pastry & Lox
For a Valentine’s Day breakfast that says “I fancy you” without requiring a lot of effort, Matt from Real Food By Dad has you covered with his Puff Pastry and Lox. It’s a dish that brings the luxury of brunch right to your kitchen table, with layers of flaky pastry, rich cream cheese, and smoked salmon–all shaped into hearts. It’s a simple way to make a grand gesture.
Ready to upscale your breakfast game? Find the full recipe here.
Rose Rice Pudding
Embark on a culinary journey to the East with Shreya (also known as The Flavor Seeker) and her Rose Rice Pudding. This version of North Indian Phirni is not just a treat for the palate but a feast for the eyes, with every spoonful a loving gesture. Fun Fact: The pudding’s rose flavor and sweetness comes from Roohafza, a commonly used rose concentrate in South Asian households. No added sugar and just sweet enough, like the best love stories.
Begin their day with a taste of romance by checking out the full recipe here.
Strawberry Love Muffins
Forget about messy strawberry shortcakes. Amber of Slim Pickin’s Kitchen has some Strawberry Love Muffins that pack all the flavor (with none of the fuss) into your Valentine’s Day morning. These protein-packed muffins are the perfect balance of tart and sweet, proving that love can be both healthy and delicious. They’re just waiting to be devoured by you and your loved one.
Bake up some love with the full recipe here.
Valentine’s Day Breakfast Board
Why choose one breakfast item when Maria and Josh of Two Peas & Their Pod have created a Valentine’s Day Breakfast Board that lets you have it all? This customizable feast is a great way to bring the whole family together for a celebration of love over pancakes, waffles, bacon, and more. It’s a board that says “I love you” in a thousand different ways, each more delicious than the last.
Create your own board of love with the full guide here.
We’ve come to the end of our journey through the land of Valentine’s Day breakfast delights, and now you’re fully equipped to start February 14th on the sweetest note possible!
Whether you decided to surprise your loved one with a valentine’s day mimosa recipe or opted for the cozy comfort of a sweet breakfast, you did it with love, and that’s what matters most. We’d love to hear what you cooked up and how it went, so be sure to leave us a comment!
Until next year, keep those hearts warm and those plates full. Here’s to a fabulous start to your Valentine’s Day!