24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes You Have to Make this Year

Words: Emma Nkunzana

We pay tribute to one of the most lauded ingredients foods of all time with this round-up of a few of our favourite chocolate recipes. No matter what your preference, there’s bound to be something to satisfy even the most rampant sweet tooth. This is our ultimate chocolate recipe list that ranges from heartwarming chocolate drinks to gooey fondants, earth shattering cakes and decadent brownies. The recipes are simple, easy to follow and most of all, delicious These chocolate recipes will keep the strongest of cravings at bay and keep the keen home baker busy for at least a couple of months.

Death by fondant…

Who can resist a rich sponge filled with oozing molten chocolate? The answer is no-one. Try either of these three chocolate recipes for the perfectly melty liquid chocolate bombs.

Black Forest Chocolate Fondant

The secret to this tangy berry and dark chocolate dessert? Kirsch, a cherry flavoured fruit brandy.
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Dark Chocolate Fondants With Salted Caramel Ice Cream 

Chocolate and salted caramel in perfect harmony. A dessert for the ultimate sweet tooth.
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24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Black Forest Chocolate Fondant
24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Dark Chocolate Fondants With Salted Caramel Ice Cream

What a tart I’ve got…

And yes, these are super simple and easy chocolate recipes.

Decadent Flourless Chocolate Tart

You won’t believe this tart only uses four ingredients!
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Chocolate, Pistachio & Raspberry Torte

This torte is pure decadence, perfect for a teatime treat.
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24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Decadent Flourless Chocolate Tart
24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Chocolate Pistachio & Raspberry Torte

Doubly Decadent Chocolate Tart

This dessert should come with a warning – very rich and super addictive.
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Chocolate Ganache & Ginger Tart

Don’t be intimidated by making a ganache, we show you the easy way.
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24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Doubly Decadent Chocolate Tart
24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes -Chocolate Ganache Ginger Tart

Chocolate Recipes For the masterchef…

Show off your master culinary skills with one of these showstopper chocolate recipes.

Raspberry & Chocolate Slice

Almost too pretty to eat. Almost.
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Crispy Chunky Hazelnut Chocolate 

A chocolate cylinder, with a delicate mousse, poached pear, chocolate crumble and a vanilla and salted caramel sauce. Difficult, yes, but worth it? Absolutely.
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24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Raspberry Chocolate Slice
24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Crispy Crunchy Hazelnut Chocolate

Ebony & Ivory…

White chocolate is sweeter and creamier, pair with contrasting flavours that cut through the richness.

White Chocolate Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce

A silky smooth velvet-like like texture makes this a luxurious cheesecake.
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White Chocolate Panna Cotta Tart

This Italian classic is neatly packed into a tart, containing all its jiggle.
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chocolate recipe round up White Chocolate Cheesecake
chocolate recipe round up White Chocolate Panna Cotta Tart

Bottoms Up…

Let’s raise our mugs to drinking melted chocolate. We’ll cheers to that!

Rocky Road Hot Chocolate

As a brownie, it never disappointed. But transformed into a warm drink flavoured with marshmallows and amaretto makes this a hot chocolate game changer.
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Red Velvet Hot Chocolate with Whipped Cream Cheese Topping

With a dollop of cream cheese icing, this dessert is pure luxury in a mug.
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24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes- Rocky Road Hot Chocolate
24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Feed your inner cookie monster…

The downside to biscuits? One is never enough! Try these chocolate biscuit recipes.

Chocolate Ganache Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate cookies sandwiched between more chocolate, what’s not to love?
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S’mores Biscuit & Marshmallows Sandwiches

Indulge in some childhood nostalgia with these Marie biscuit marshmallow sandwiches dunked in chocolate.
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24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Chocolate Ganache Sandwich Cookie
24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - S'mores biscuit Marshmallow Sandwiches

Brownies…

Honestly, who can ever say no to a brownie? Soft, fudgy and chocolatey – serve warm with a scoop, or several, of ice cream.

Nutty Chocolate & Tonka Bean Brownie

Filled with all the nuts, cooked ’til gooey perfect, topped with ice cream and served with a caramel chocolate sauce. Mic drop.
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Double Chocolate & Orange Brownies

Double the chocolate equals double the pleasure, you’re welcome.
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24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Nutty Chocolate Tonka Bean Brownies
24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Double Chocolate & Orange Brownies

Chocolate Chilli Brownies

With the addition of chilli and coffee these brownies have officially graduated into adulthood.
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Peanut Butter Swirl Chocolate Brownies

Peanut butter plus chocolate are a winning combo. These brownies have a nutty flavour with a chewy gooey centre.
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24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes- Chilli Chocolate Brownies
24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Peanut butter Swirl Chocolate Brownies

For The Health Conscious…

A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips? Well, it doesn’t have to be. With these chocolate recipes you can still have your cake and eat it too.

Baked Chocolate, Berry & Coconut Pudding

If you’re following a paleo or Banting diet or and need to satisfy those sugar withdrawals – this is the one for you.
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Gluten-Free Pear and Chocolate Cake 

No one you love should be denied the pleasures of chocolate cake because of gluten intolerance.
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24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Baked Chocolate Coconut Berry Pudding
24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes -Gluten Free & Pear Chocolate Cake

LCHF Blueberry & Coconut Fudge Cake

Easy to make, even easier to eat.
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Gluten-free Chocolate & Beetroot Cake

The addition of beetroot makes this cake super moist.
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24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - LCHF Blueberry & Coconut Brownies
24 Mouthwatering Chocolate Recipes - Gluten Free Chocolate & Beetroot Cake

If you’re battling for time and need to dash out to satisfy your chocolate craving try our recommendation of top spots to enjoy a slice of cake.

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