Some estimates suggest people spend more than $1 billion every Feb. 14th on chocolate treats, alone. To that we say, wouldn’t you just rather make your own?

Anyone can order flowers or dash over to the local market to pick up some chocolates for Valentine’s Day. But there’s no better way to share your passion for cooking with your special loved one than with a homemade chocolate dessert.

Certainly when we think of Thermador we think of bold, sleek luxury appliances that help culinary enthusiasts craft hearty, rib-sticking meals for those eager to be entertained. But there’s nothing wrong with using a little finesse — especially on days when Cupid’s arrow takes flight.

Here are some of our favorite Thermador chocolate recipes, perfect for showing off in your culinary focused kitchen (and satisfying your sweetie’s sweet tooth):

Chocolate Truffles


Triple Chocolate Mocha Cheesecake


Chocolate Crepes