Chocolate Recipes: How To Use Up Leftover Easter Chocolate

Words: Jess Spiro

We all know that Easter is a time of indulgence and that indulgence often involves chocolate – lots and lots of Easter chocolate. Unfortunately, there will come a time when you’ve eaten all the chocolate that you possibly can – when you’ve squeezed the last marshmallow egg into your mouth and the final bunny has been dismembered.

So, what to do once you’ve recovered from that sugar coma and are still sitting with a mountain of chocolate? Easy. Make these chocolate recipes and revel in your thriftiness.

Recipes for Using Up Leftover Easter Chocolate

Chocolate Recipes Chocolate Mug Cake Easter chocolate
white chai hot chocolate Easter chocolate

5 Minute Mug Cake

If you’re feeling rather lazy and in need of a quick chocolate fix, this simple 5-Minute Mug Cake should do the trick.

White Chocolate Chai

Temperatures are dropping, so on a cooler evening make a cup of this White Chai Hot Chocolate, it’ll definitely hit the spot.

Chocolate Olive Oil Torte with Seasonal Berries

This decadent chocolate torte looks impressive but is actually quite easy to make; it’ll become a dinner party go-to, we guarantee. Berries not in season? You can top with any fruit you have, or forgo the fruit and go with nut brittle.

Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart

This doubly delicious salted dark choc torte is set in a chocolate biscuit base and is decorated with smashed malted puffs. The ultimate chocoholics dream dessert!

Easter chocolate double chocolate and orange brownies
Easter chocolate smores biscuit marshmallow sandwiches

Choc Orange Brownies

Don’t overlook using leftover chocolate to impress guests at your next dinner party. These chocolate and orange brownies are the perfect way to break up and melt a good 100g of hollow chocolate eggs.


These S’mores, while maybe a little more effort if making your own marshmallows, are great to pop on the table and have guests dip their own sandwich in the melted chocolate.

Easter chocolate naked triple chocolate mousse cake
Easter chocolate churros with a shot of hot chocolate

Triple Naked Chocolate Mousse Cake

If you’re keen to get rid of all of your Easter chocolate, no matter what, then flex your chef muscles and put this mousse cake together. Made with white, milk and dark chocolate it’s bound to ensure that there are no bits of Easter eggs left anywhere.


If you’ve only got a little bit to use up, melt it down with cream, make these churros and enjoy a sophisticated, Spanish dessert.

Easter chocolate decadent flourless chocolate tart
Easter chocolate chocolate liqueur truffles

Flourless Chocolate Cake

We love this flourless chocolate cake, perfect to throw together, as you’re likely to have all the necessary ingredients already on hand (including that leftover Easter chocolate). Serve with a dollop of cream or mascarpone.

Chocolate Truffles

These chocolate truffles are so simple, you almost don’t need a recipe (but here is ours just in case). These are awesome to end of a dinner party in style.

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