21 Valentine Cupcakes That Will Make Your Coworkers Love You

Even anti-romance curmudgeons can secretly love pink cupcakes. Bring a batch of these to the office and you will be a hero forever.

1. Valentine Heart-Shaped Cupcakes

All you need to bake heart-shaped cupcakes is a bunch of marbles. Magic! Instructions here.

2. Pink Velvet Sweetheart Cupcakes

Cream cheese frosting is even more delicious when you can peek at it through a tiny heart-shaped window. Recipe and instructions here.

3. Red Velvet Heart Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

This recipe uses heart-shaped cupcake molds, but you could also just use the old marble trick.

4. Vanilla Cupcakes With White Chocolate Truffle Centers

Just regular, innocent-looking cupcakes until you bite into the SECRET LINDT TRUFFLE TREASURE buried inside! Would be arguably even more delicious with milk or dark chocolate truffs. Recipe here.

5. Neapolitan Cupcakes

Recipe and instructions for making this fun frosting pattern here.

6. Vanilla Cupcakes With Maraschino Buttercream

Recipe here.

7. Heart In A Cupcake

Awwww! Here’s how to do it.

8. Red Velvet Pomegranate Rose Cupcakes

For those who like a few antioxidants with their sugar overload. Recipe here.

9. Dark Chocolate Raspberry Buttercream Cupcakes

Recipe here.

10. Conversation Heart Cupcakes

This just requires a diverse array of frosting colors and some fine motor skills. Obviously, we recommend that the messages be cuss words.

11. Alphabet Cookie Message Cupcakes

Sometimes it’s easier to say it with cupcakes. Just keep it profesh, OK? Instructions here.

12. Red-Hot Velvet Cupcakes With Cinnamon Frosting

SPICY. Recipe here.

13. Sweet Cherry Chip Cupcakes

Recipe here.

14. Sweetheart Rose Cupcakes

Scented with rosewater, for true romantics only. Recipe here.

15. Heart-Stencil Brownie Cupcakes

Bake brownies in muffin cups, cut out a paper heart shape, sprinkle powdered sugar on top. Use the anti-heart paper outline to make white hearts. EVEN YOU are capable of this artistry!

16. Red Velvet Cupid’s Arrow Cupcakes

Recipe and instructions (including printable arrow patterns) here.

17. Mini Cupcake Ombré Heart

Very Martha. Recipe and instructions here.

And if the people in your office have dietary restrictions…

You can earn their love forever by bringing vegan or gluten-free treats.

18. Vegan Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

19. Gluten-Free Vanilla Raspberry Swirl Cupcakes

Recipe here.

20. Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red velvet for the vegans, too. Recipe here.

21. Gluten-Free Valentine’s Funfetti Cupcakes

Recipe here.

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