Galentine’s Day comes but once a year, and it’s one of the holidays we get most excited about celebrating. This year when you’re brainstorming the perfect color scheme for your party or Galentine’s Day brunch, think pink! These 22 desserts are the perfect treats to make your celebration feel as special as your friendships.


1. Raspberry Meringue Sandwiches: These light-as-a-cloud raspberry meringues are sandwiched with whipped chocolate ganache. It’s like each one holds a secret Galentine’s surprise inside. (via Baking a Moment)


2. Strawberry Bundt Cake: Roasted strawberries are the secret to this moist bundt cake. The freeze dried strawberries in the icing don’t hurt, either. (via Caroline’s Cooking)


3. Ultimate Strawberry Milkshake: You know you’re enjoying a truly epic milkshake when you need to use a straw and a spoon to get down all the goodies. (via The Lucky Pear)


4. Strawberry Cupcakes: Filled with diced strawberries and pink sprinkles, these cupcakes are worthy of a celebration. Best of all, they’re finished off with a colorful swirl of frosting and a gumball for good measure. (via Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt)


5. Pink Ombre Rhubarb Mini Cakes: Mini ombre rhubarb cakes are pretty enough to double as Valentine’s Day decorations. Best of all, thanks to fresh rhubarb compote and rhubarb icing, they’re full of flavor too. (via Lauren Caris Cooks)


6. Ombre Peach Layer Cake: Luscious layers of homemade peach jam are sandwiched by moist vanilla cake in this recipe. The ombre frosting gives an elegant hint of the fruity surprise hiding within. (via Live for Cake)


7. Red Love Apple Galette: Even if you love baking, little shortcuts are always appreciated. In this case, blushing red love apples are pretty enough that you don’t need to spend extra time decorating your dessert. (via Eat Little Bird)

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8. Raspberry and Pink Lemon Sorbet: If you’ve been scared to make ice cream at home, this recipe is for you. It takes just a handful of ingredients and is made in the food processor, without any fancy ice cream making equipment. (via Circa Happy)


9. Pink Champagne Macarons: Nothing screams Galentine’s Day like all things bubbly and pink. That’s why these macarons, made with sparkling pink moscato, are the perfect treat. (via Sprinkles for Breakfast)


10. Strawberry Rice Krispies Treats: If you’re a fan of the classic Rice Krispies treats, wait until you try these. They’re not just pink — they get an extra boost of flavor from strawberry marshmallow creme. (via Dessert for Two)

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11. Strawberry Shortcake Bars: Relive your childhood with these strawberry shortcake bars. And don’t forget: No one’s stopping you from adding any leftover strawberry crumbles to some softened vanilla ice cream for an extra treat. (via Deliciously Sprinkled)


12. Raspberry Cheesecake Ice Cream: You’ll see raspberries in a whole new light after tasting this decadent ice cream. (via Lovely Little Kitchen)


13. No Bake Pink Lemonade Pie: Some Valentine’s Day desserts are a little too rich, but not this pie. It stays nice and light, thanks to the fluffy pink lemonade filling. (via Spicy Southern Kitchen)

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14. Blood Orange Cookies: These colorful cookies get a citrusy boost thanks to a glossy coating of blood orange icing. But that’s not all — there’s blood orange juice in the cookie dough itself too. (via Tutti Dolci)


15. Pink Champagne Cake: We can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a piece of cake and a glass of Champagne. This treat combines both into one dessert you won’t be able to stop raving about. (via Liv for Cake)


16. Pink Mint Chocolate Bark: Peppermint bark isn’t just for Christmas. Here, it gets a Galentine’s Day makeover, thanks to candy melts and pastel nonpareils. (via I Spy DIY)


17. Grapefruit Champagne Mimosa Cupcakes: Grapefruit and Champagne cupcakes are the perfect toast to your friends this Galentine’s Day. Don’t be shy — you’ll want to spread extra grapefruit Champagne marshmallow frosting on each one. (via Baking a Moment)


18. Cherry Doughnut Holes: When doughnuts taste this good, they do double duty as breakfast and dessert. Just don’t forget a generous coating of two-ingredient icing to make them really special. (via Just So Tasty)


19. Pink Pomelo Rose Tarts: Pomelo and rose make these silky tarts extra-fragrant. For even more pizzazz, each one is topped with a burnished cloud of honey meringue. (via Butter and Brioche)

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20. Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies: Dark chocolate brownies are made extra-rich with the addition of a cheesecake swirl. There are fresh raspberries on top too, that help balance the ultra-decadent flavor. (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)

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21. Strawberry Crinkle Cookies: There’s no need to break your back in the kitchen sweating over a batch of these strawberry crinkle cookies. They’re made with cake mix, so you can spend more time actually enjoying your dessert than making it. (via Meatloaf and Melodrama)

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