Chocolate, despite all the bad reputation it has for gaining weight, high sugar levels, has also many great health benefits to this delicious sweet snack especially dark chocolate or chocolate that has at least 70 percent cacao. Chocolate boost endorphin and serotonin levels in the brain which makes people happy, this boosts is often referred to as ‘natural high’, minimizing stress, anxiety, and depression. Chocolate is widely used in desserts, it is sweet, thick and has a creamy texture. What is the best way to end your meal with? Definitely by satisfying your sweet cravings after a hefty meal. Here are 20 awesome chocolate recipes where you can try at home. Surprise your guests and loved ones with these chocolate desserts during special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, thanksgiving, Christmas etc. However, do keep in mind that too much of the good thing is a bad thing.
Warm Chocolate Puddings
Serve individually in a small portion after a heavy meal. Warm your stomach and warm your heart with this rich pudding that is served with crunchy tops and soft custard-like center.
Chocolate- Dipped Marshmallows
A simple dessert where guests, your loved ones or even kids can prepare, spending some quality time and fun together. You can decide on the different types of toppings according to your preference. Simple, fun and quick.
You wouldn’t say no to a cheesecake, moreover, a cheesecake with chocolate, pecans and caramel! Who will be able to resist this temptation? A great combination to complete your meal.
Bourbon- Caramel Truffles
You can now make your own elegant and beautiful piece of rich and outstanding truffles with this step by step recipe.
Chocolate Hazelnut Ice Cream Cheesecake
Chocolate. Hazelnut. Ice cream. Cheesecake. 4-in-1. What’s better?! This is an easy, rich and creamy NO COOK cheesecake. It is just too good to be true!
Salted Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
Salt as an ingredient in a sweet dessert? Salt helps in flavor boosting, while browned butter brings fragrance to the chocolate-coated chewy cookie dough. It is easy to eat and elegant to present.
Chocolate Oreo Ice Cream Pie
This is a drool-worthy dessert where it includes not only chocolate but also Oreo and ice cream- all in one dessert. It will definitely amaze your guest, leaving the plates empty.
Double Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake
Chocolate and cherries are one of the best combinations you can find in a chocolate dessert recipe.
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie
A fast and easy cookie recipe. They are light and crispy in texture, yummy and chewy in the middle. A great dessert/snack
Molten Chocolate Cake
An easy recipe which can be served in under an hour. It has a cake liked texture on the outside with an irresistible center of warm chocolate flowing through the middle.
No Bake Chocolate Lasagna
Yes, you read it right! It is chocolate lasagna and not beef lasagna! It is a must try recipe for all chocolate lovers. It is unbelievably simple to make yet absolutely delicious.
Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding
Bread and butter pudding is an old-fashioned English favorite dessert that goes easy on the wallet. This is an improvised version where chocolate is included. With chocolate added, nothing would go wrong only better.
Mini Chocolate Souffles
A mini dessert would be great for people who are under a diet yet wants something to satisfy their sweet tooth. This particular dessert will be a dinner-party stunner. It will be best when served warm.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake
An ideal dessert which combines chocolate and peanut butter. It has a rich flavor and thick texture and most importantly, no baking is required.
This is a dense, dark and delicious pudding that requires minimal preparation and cooking time. This recipe can be doubled as a perfect filling for cakes or cream pies.
Fudgy Mint Chocolate N0 Bake Cookies
A gooey textured chocolate cookie that requires no baking. The cool and creamy frosting gives the cookie a refreshing feel to the thick and fudgy cookie.
Hershey Bar Pie
It is a recipe where beginners can try and never go wrong while preparing it. It only requires an approx of 10-15 minutes of your time before it can be served on the table.
A great dessert for a summer evening. This is an alternative healthy popsicle that does not include added sugar. It is creamy, chocolate rich and delicious.
A drink made into a delicious dessert where you will definitely get the WOW effect while serving. This is an easy to make festive dessert which is great for gathering.
Fudgy Brownie Salted Caramel Shakes
Who says desserts have to be cakes or puddings? Try this shake that consists of fudgy chocolate brownies, chocolate ice cream, caramel ice cream topping and sea salt, all in one!