9 Desserts to Please St. Valentine

Essential Chocolate Cake

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This cake can be concocted exactly as written, or you can try adding different flavors to the batter, from Earl Gray tea to chopped nuts. View recipe here .

9 Desserts to Please St. Valentine
Heavy and rich to light and flaky, a selection of sweets for saints and lovers alike.

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