There will always be place in the world for a little black dress and for a chocolate dessert. From a smorgasbord of chocolate cakes and dark chocolate & sea salt tarts to molten chocolate lava cakes and fondants – with all manners of craveably-chocolatey cookies, brownies and puddings thrown in between – gathered here best dessert recipes involving copious levels of chocolate.
While this collection does include some eggless recipes, if you are looking for only eggless recipes, do click through to this dedicated round-up of eggless chocolate desserts.
From recommendations for the best chocolate to use at home, to tips for intensifying that chocolatey flavour and getting a super smooth finish on a ganache cake – Isha Shetty, pastry chef extraordinaire behind Vanilla Miel is sharing her hacks for better baking with chocolate.
The Best Chocolate Cake Recipes
We see your request for the best chocolate cake recipe and up the ante with not one, not a few but ten of deliciously-different chocolates. The craveable collection runs the gamut from a liquid chocolate comfort cake to Swedish Kladdakaka (a sticky chocolate cake), ultimate dark chocolate loaf cake and so much more!
Chocolate Molten Cakes & Fondants
Who doesn’t love a good lava cake? These soft molten cakes break apart to reveal the most glorious gush of chocolate, making for desserts that are as impressive as they are startlingly-easy to rustle up. In fact, once you start experimenting, there are a whole world of possibilities to discover with exciting riffs on the classics, from a dulce de leche lava cake to a low-carb healthy(ish) dark chocolate fondant!
Eggless Chocolate Desserts
You didn’t think that we’d leave out cocoa-rich brownies from the mix did you, especially when there’s the added prospect of melted chocolate involved. Think triple chocolate mudslide brownies, fudgy vegan dark chocolate salted brownies and more…
Hot Chocolate Bombs
Elevate your hot chocolate fix with these insanely-Instagrammable hot chocolate bombs, which explode in a in a cup of piping hot milk, revealing a gush of marshmallows and hot chocolate mix. A quick stir later and you’re sipping on a beautiful cuppa cocoa!
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