Sometimes you just need chocolate and nothing else will do. Whether you’re looking for chocolate dessert recipes, an instant chocolate fix, a simple chocolate cake recipe or a showstopping chocolate teatime treat, our list of the ultimate chocolate recipes has got you covered.
To-die-for chocolate cake recipes
Between birthdays, school bake sales and afternoon tea, there are many times when you absolutely have to have chocolate cake. From easy chocolate cake recipes to chocolate cakes worthy of Bake Off status, all of these chocolate cakes will have you trying (in vain) to resist a second helping.
Instant chocolate cake
Need an easy chocolate dessert NOW? Or maybe you have last-minute guests you need to impress. Get your chocolate fix in just 5 minutes with these chocolate puddings made in the microwave. Yes, you read that right, you can have this quick and easy chocolate dessert ready in 5 minutes — that’s why it’s one of our favourite chocolate dessert recipes.
Wow-factor chocolate dessert recipes
We’ve all been there: you’ve been invited to dinner and asked to bring dessert. You know the hostess is a culinary genius and you’re feeling the pressure to bring a dessert so delicious everyone sheds at least one tear when they hear there’s no more. Our advice? PEOPLE LOVE CHOCOLATE DESSERTS! So give the people what they want with one of these chocolate dessert recipes.
Quick and easy chocolate bakes
Even though these chocolate recipes are so easy we think of them as everyday bakes, there’s nothing ‘everyday’ about them. When your kids tell you the night before that they need to bring brownies to school tomorrow, these are the easy chocolate recipes you should turn to. The teachers will be ultra impressed you made something from scratch and you’ll save money buying a tray of slightly squashed cupcakes from the shop — win-win!
Healthy chocolate recipes
Although you might think the words ‘healthy’ and ‘chocolate’ could never be in the same sentence, we’re here to tell you the good news: chocolate is good for you. And if you combine it with the right ingredients, you get healthy chocolate recipes that are just as good for you as they are delicious. Plus the chocolate date balls and guilt-free chocolate oat biscuits make great lunch box treats AND the decadent chocolate mousse recipe is low carb!
Homemade gifts for chocolate addicts
Nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a homemade gift that you can eat. And nothing says ‘I am a wonderful, thoughtful person’ than a homemade gift that’s made from chocolate. Give these chocolaty treats out as hostess gifts, thank you gifts or just to let someone special know you’re thinking of them.
Chocolate recipes for Easter
Delectable chocolate dessert recipes to grace your Easter table. But dieters beware, the Easter egg rocky road is extremely moreish and snackable.
Now that you’ve got the sweet treats sorted with all the chocolate dessert recipes you’ll ever need, get started on the mains with these incredible salads, perfect for serving with Sunday lunch or a braai!
And don’t worry, if you’re feeling guilty about giving in to your chocolate cravings, we’ve got 6 reasons why chocolate is actually good for you!