7 Delicious Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Chocolate. a decadent ingredient that can tempt people on the strictest of diets to take a nibble leading to an orgasmic finish as you swallow it.

Thinking of something rich and chocolatey after a heavy meal can excite your stomach to make room for dessert. Made from ground kernels of cocoa, chocolate is available in different forms that you can use to create treats.

If your sweet tooth craves the chocky-wocky, it’s time to head to the kitchen and whip up a dessert that looks good and leaves you feeling satisfied and as if someone injected you with a heavy dose of dopamine.

Let’s explore the seven delicious chocolate dessert recipes you can indulge in alone or with your loved ones.

1) Chocolate Scones

Scone is a sweeter and more delightful member of the bread family that makes you forget your carb intake. Chocolate scones can quickly become your favorite tea-time snack once you master the recipe perfectly.

Scones are moderately sweet and easy to make. The typical recipe includes a specific quantity of flour, butter, milk, cream, baking powder, and sugar.

Still, you can have your favorite type of chocolate for that extra dimension of flavor.

Chocolate scones pair well with your everyday coffee, fruits, and spreads. However, if you are looking for something enjoyable on its own, consider perfecting a recipe for chocolate chip scones that just hits the right spots of your tastebuds.

2) Chocolate Fondue

A fondue might sound simple, but it is a perfect dessert if you wish to share an exciting date night with the love of your life. The chocolate holds a silky and mouthwatering texture that melts in your mouth and compels you to swirl your tongue, enjoying the richness of the fondue.

The traditional recipe is made by melting the chocolate of your choice and adding some cream and a pinch of salt so it doesn’t harden. However, people take it up a notch by adding Mexican chili or a dash of cinnamon for denser flavors.

Chocolate fondue can be paired with apples, pears, bananas, and strawberries. You can create a platter with snacks like pretzels, marshmallows, salt crackers, gingerbread, and fruit for a well-rounded experience.

Opt for forks with three prongs to make lifting easier.

3) Chocolate French Crullers

Let’s not deny a dessert made by a French. French crullers are a tempting sweet treat with a dominant personality waiting to be loved. It is made from a traditional choux pastry, packed into a piping bag, and put in the oil for deep frying.

The pastry looks like a donut but tastes way different, as no yeast is involved.

Pair the classic chocolate French crullers with the toppings of your choice. It can be a traditional ganache or powdered sugar with caramel. You can also include a citrusy element by topping your favorite dried fruits.

Choux pastry is airy if cooked right, so filling this one with melted chocolate is always possible to give that extra depth of flavor.

4) Brownies

Brownies are the ultimate chocolate dessert with a slightly crunchy exterior (believe me, it’s not right if it’s not crunchy) and an ooey-gooey interior that leaves you chewing to your heart’s satisfaction.

Typical ingredients are flour, sugar, butter, and cocoa powder, but most recipes include variation in taste and texture by combining nuts, fudge, caramel, You can bake brownies in a traditional baking pan or a Pyrex dish (which is also great for serving it). Although great on their own, some people like to include an extra layer of ganache on top, along with a pinch of ground nuts, to maintain the crunch.

You can store brownies for 3-4 days in an airtight container, making them a good snack if you are hungry in the middle of the night.

5) Chocolate Cookies

Since we are discussing desserts that can be stored longer, let’s bring chocolate cookies into the mix.

Besides chocolate, brown sugar is the main ingredient that blends the flavors and makes your chocolate chip cookies stand out. So, make sure you opt for a traditional recipe with a longer shelf life. Remember to store your cookies in a top-tier airtight container that does not compromise the taste and texture of your cookies.

Dunk them in milk or coffee, or have one without anything. You won’t regret the experience.

6) Chocolate Lava Cake

We might have seen Joe Bastianich getting frustrated over improperly cooked lava cakes, but that’s no reason not to try your batch. These decadent mini cakes are baked at a specific temperature where the exterior is fully cooked, and the interior is warm but not solid.

Upon inserting the spoon, molten chocolate lava comes out and spreads on the plate.

This cake pairs perfectly with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and strawberries. Just give yourself a margin if the first batch doesn’t come out as expected.

Chocolate lava cake is a perfect finish to any meal. You can even impress your guests by serving it at the end of a hearty meal.

Traditionally, chocolate lava cake is made from dark chocolate, but you can incorporate non-traditional options like white chocolate, salted caramel, and dulce de leche.

7) Chocolate Trifle

You might get carried away with this one. A chocolate trifle is the ultimate dessert if you are big on get-togethers and dinners.

Made with repeating layers of crumbled chocolate cake, Oreos, chocolate pudding (or custard), whipped cream, and ganache, this dessert is the ultimate chocolate retreat.

The British are known for taking things from different parts of the world. But this dessert is a token of love for people around the world. Soak your cake in a bit of bourbon for a deeper and richer flavor.

Remember to serve your chocolate trifle in a traditional bowl that displays all the layers regardless of how you assemble it. It is served after chilling for at least 8 – 10 hours.


Chocolate is the ultimate ingredient in making mouthwatering, delicious desserts. You can easily indulge in the rich bittersweet notes of chocolate by creating some desserts at home.

These delicious recipes are perfect for everyday consumption and can be paired well with a hearty meal if you have guests over. Just remember to make chocolate the star of the show.

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