23 Irresistible Chocolate Recipes
Whether you're looking for a midday treat or a decadent dessert, a healthy sweet or an irresistible comfort food, these recipes have you covered.
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Chocolate Orange & Vanilla Cardamom Barfi
Barfi is a milk-based Indian-style fudge traditionally made and shared on festive occasions. Here’s a modern version, made with vanilla, dark chocolate, and a hint of juicy citrus.
Crème de Marrons and Chocolate Bostock
Think of this little “pastry” as a cross between French toast and an almond croissant. Topped with a layer of chestnut spread, chocolate, and sliced almonds, this bakes until the frangipane puffs up and the nuts are golden brown.
Chocolate and Peanut Butter Caramel Shortbread Bars
Inspired by millionaire bars, the cookie base is made from protein-packed almond flour and the caramel layer is melt-in-your-mouth decadence. Even with the three layers, these bars are quite simple to make and well worth the bit of extra effort.
Double Chocolate Cake
We snuck in some calorie-reducing ingredients like applesauce, Greek yogurt and egg whites into this gooey chocolate cake.
Recipe: Double Chocolate Cake
Photo Credit: Maya Visnyei
Mocha Panna Cotta with Blueberries
This rich-yet-refreshing, velvety smooth dessert takes just a handful of ingredients to make before topping with berries.
Image: Laura Jeha
Date-Coconut Energy Bars
This recipe uses Medjool dates, which makes these bars a healthy and filling sweet treat.
Recipe: Date-Coconut Energy Bars
Photo by: Ellis Parrinder
These German-style cookies are extremely delicate and have a “melt in your mouth” texture. Decorate them with whatever sprinkles you have on-hand.
Recipe: Hedgehog Cookies
Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
Made with healthy ingredients like frozen bananas, peanut butter, plant-based milk and vanilla protein powder, this smoothie makes a sweet post-workout treat.
Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
Banana Chocolate Quinoa Bars
When it comes to taste and nutrition these not-too-sweet bars are winners. They’re the perfect snack to keep your energy going throughout the day.
Recipe: Banana Chocolate Quinoa Bars
Super-Comforting Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
Aloe and chia seeds: Two foods you wouldn’t necessarily think of as ingredients for breakfast or dessert, but this healthy bowl is a real treat.
Double Chocolate Donuts with Strawberry Chocolate Glaze
These decadent homemade treats are loaded with all your favourite things (butter! sugar! flour!) for a comfort food that’ll leave you satisfied.
Recipe: Double Chocolate Donuts with Strawberry Chocolate Glaze
Spiced Mayan Chocolate Coated Walnuts
This simple and flavourful mix adds a fiery kick of cayenne pepper to chocolate-coated walnuts.
These decadent brownies are packed with feel-good ingredients like gluten-free flour, almond flour, and, of course, avocado.
Recipe: Chocolate-Avocado Brownies
Chocolate Olive Oil Cake with Rosewater Ganache
The fruitiness of good olive oil is a fantastic match for dark chocolate in this rich, fudgy cake.
Deliciously Moist Chocolate Cake
This classic chocolate cake recipe deserves to be in everybody’s dessert repertoire.
Recipe: Deliciously Moist Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Chunk Cookies
These chocolate cookies with chocolate chunks are a chocoholic’s dream.
Recipe: Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Chocolate Hazelnut Fondue
This mouthwatering chocolate hazelnut fondue is begging to be paired with your favourite fruits.
Recipe: Chocolate Hazelnut Fondue
Creamy Chocolate Cupcakes
Cream cheese fills these cupcakes for a rich treat.
Recipe: Creamy Chocolate Cupcakes
Legendary Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
These mouthwatering cookies contain half the fat of original chocolate chip cookies.
Chocolate Cream Pie
This creamy chocolate cream pie is bound to become your new favourite dessert.
Recipe: Chocolate Cream Pie
Chocolate Toffee Bars
Homemade chocolate toffee bars make a wonderful (and easy) treat to bring to a potluck—and it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Recipe: Chocolate Toffee Bars
Chocolate Cherry Mini-Cupcakes
These chocolate cupcakes are made with cherry jelly and feature jelly icing, making them a sweet and fruity treat.
Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Mini-Cupcakes
No-Bake Chocolate Coconut “Truffles”
These vegan-approved two-bite energy balls, made with almonds, walnuts, and dates, and rolled in shredded coconut, will satisfy you morning, noon, and night.
Recipe: No-Bake Chocolate Coconut “Truffles”
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