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Irresistibly chocolatey treats.

Chocolate truffle star cake

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(13 ratings)
Glamorous enough to serve as a dessert, this makes a stunning centrepiece. And the bonus is you can make the whole thing ahead and freeze until you need it
2 hours and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Chocolate & caramel ombre cake

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(79 ratings)
For the ultimate indulgence look no further than Sarah Cook's four-layered chocolate-caramel extravaganza
1 hour and 55 minutes
Moderately easy

Chocolate fudge cake with angel frosting

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(7 ratings)
The ultimate in indulgence, this chocolate fudge cake looks like a star with American-style frosting and bakes in just one tin
2 hours and 45 minutes
For the keen cook

White chocolate spotty cake

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(21 ratings)
Get creative with toppings to make a treat for family and friends - or add these bite-sized cakes to your next bake sale
50 minutes
Easy

Double chocolate loaf cake

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(138 ratings)
Chocolate and cake are two of our favourite things, so what's not to love about this indulgent cake?
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Chocolate courgette cake

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(80 ratings)
Grated courgette gives this cake a lovely moist texture - a great way to use up a glut from your garden
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Flourless chocolate & pear cake

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(56 ratings)
A light, but luscious cake made with hazelnuts - serve a slice for dessert with a dollop of crème fraîche
1 hour
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Chocolate & Earl Grey torte

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(15 ratings)
Never before has it been so easy to impress - this soft-centered torte can be made ahead and frozen or baked from scratch in just an hour
1 hour
Easy

Chocolate & ginger torte

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(8 ratings)
This decadent dessert with a triple-ginger hit is a chocoholic's dream
1 hour and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

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