Ah, the deliciously smooth and rich taste of chocolate. If you, too, are a chocolate lover, here are some mouthwatering chocolate recipes to satisfy your chocolate cravings!
1. Chocolate Mousse
Each bite of this chocolate mousse is simply divine — a perfect balance between light and rich, with sugary sweetness and earthy chocolatey goodness. To make this recipe you will only need six ingredients: heavy cream, egg yolks, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, bittersweet chocolate, and sea salt. It will take around 25 minutes of actual prep and around three hours of resting time.
Get the full recipe from Cooking Classy.
2. Chocolate Wafers with Ginger, Fennel and Sea Salt
These crispy dark chocolate wafers are a healthier (but just as tasty) alternative to candy bars. While at first glance this recipe may seem complicated, they are actually relatively easy to make. Make sure you have bittersweet chocolate, sugar, fennel seeds, minced crystallized ginger, sea salt flakes, and wafer-thin crispbreads before you get started.
Get the full recipe from Food & Wine.
3. Pain au Chocolat (Chocolate Croissants)
Pain au chocolat is essentially a buttery, flaky croissant with a rich chocolate center. If you love croissants, get ready to fall deeper in love with the chocolate version.
Making pastries from scratch requires precision and patience. However, if you are willing to commit to the process, the outcome is definitely worth it. Get the full recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction.
4. Molten Chocolate Chunk Brownies
If you are a chocolate lover, you are probably also a brownie lover — so, therefore, you will love this recipe. These molten chocolate chunk brownies are simply divine! One recipe yields about 16 brownies.
Get the full recipe from Epicurious.
5. Pomegranate Dark Chocolate Bites
Another healthy-ish recipe, these pomegranate dark chocolate bites are easy to make, require very few ingredients, and are incredibly flavorful. They also have a good balance of salty and sweet flavors.
To make these bites, you will need only three ingredients: pomegranate seeds, dark chocolate, and sea salt flakes. Get the full recipe from This Healthy Table.
6. Chocolate Zucchini Bread
If you are a fan of baked sweet loaves (like banana bread) you will definitely love this chocolate zucchini bread. Also, it’s a clever way to sneak a healthy squash into your tasty afternoon treat.
This bread will take about an hour to make, including prep and bake time. Get the full recipe from Modern Honey.
7. Chocolate Lebkuchen Cherry Balls
Cherries and chocolate really go well together, as evidenced in these chocolate lebkuchen (lebkuchen is similar to gingerbread) cherry balls. To make these scrumptious treats, you will need chopped candied orange peel, gingersnap cookies, cream cheese, semisweet chocolate chips, almond extract, maraschino cherries, and sliced almonds.
Get the full recipe from Taste of Home.
8. Dark Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
Olive oil cake has been trending on the internet for a little while now, but it was also popular long before. This dark chocolate version is a delicious spin on the classic cake, and it tastes great with a dollop of cardamom cream and a sprinkle of pistachios.
Get the full recipe from Love and Lemons.
9. Superfood Hot Chocolate with Honey Caramelized Brioche
A toasty mug of hot chocolate is the ideal treat for a cold day–this superfood hot chocolate with honey caramelized brioche kicks it up a notch. Enjoy the delicious chocolatey sweetness while consuming a solid dose of nutrition.
Get the full recipe from Half Baked Harvest.
10. Baked Gluten-Free Chocolate Donuts
These baked chocolate donuts are great for both the gluten-free and the gluten tolerant. The espresso glaze with quinoa crispies adds a wonderful crunch.
Get the full recipe from Simply Quinoa.
11. Death By Chocolate Ice Cream
The perfect treat for the summer (or all year round if you are anything like my family), this chocolate ice cream is wonderfully rich and creamy.
Get the full recipe from Delish.
12. Chocolate Truffles
You will crave these decadent homemade chocolate truffles all day long. Gather together your preferred chocolate, heavy cream, unsalted butter, vanilla extract, and a few extra ingredients like unsweetened cocoa powder or crushed nuts for the topping.
Get the full recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction.
13. Gourmet Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Fresh, tart strawberries pair wonderfully with warm, rich chocolate. This ‘gourmet’ recipe is also super simple to make — you only need bittersweet chocolate chips and strawberries. You can also add some coconut flakes, walnut pieces, white chocolate drizzle, or caramel drizzle.
This is a great recipe to share with your family or friends (or just eat by yourself on a night alone.) Get the full recipe from Tastes Better From Scratch.
14. Dark Chocolate Pudding
These dark chocolate pudding bowls are a quick and easy treat: you can make your own pudding in as little as 15 minutes following this recipe! Of course, if like most people you prefer your pudding cold, it is a good idea to cool it in the fridge for a few hours before eating.
Get the full recipe from Erren’s Kitchen.
15. Peanut Butter Cups
For all the fans of Reese’s Cups, you can easily make your own at home! As long as you have a muffin tin with liners and the proper ingredients (peanut butter, powdered sugar, chocolate chips, vanilla extract, salt, and coconut oil), you will be good to go!
Get the full recipe from A Mind “Full” Mom.
16. Chocolate Covered Pretzels
The salty crunch of pretzels enveloped with the sweetness of chocolate is a classic tasty treat. You can make your own pretty easily: you just need a bag of pretzels and your preferred (melted) chocolate.
Get the full recipe from Good Housekeeping.
17. The Most Amazing Chocolate Cake
And finally, the most amazing chocolate cake recipe out there… at least according to The Stay At Home Chef. (The recipe does have numerous raving reviews though, so there are others that agree with its name.)
The ‘most amazing’ chocolate cake is actually rather simple to make. According to the recipe, it only takes about 10 minutes of prep and 35 minutes of baking time. You will need the classic cake ingredients — flour, sugar, eggs, etc. — as well as unsweetened cocoa powder, buttermilk, and cream cheese for the frosting. Et voilà! Enjoy the warm, mouthwatering chocolaty bliss.
Get the full recipe from The Stay At Home Chef.