Self-saucing sticky toffee chocolate pudding

Top 10 chocolate desserts

Dig into a decadent chocolate dessert with our easy recipes, from classic chocolate cheesecake to rich self-saucing puddings and next level pavlovas.

Take comfort food to the max with an indulgent chocolate dessert. These after-dinner treats are the perfect ending to a next level feast. Make a silky cheesecake, a chocolate torte or a gooey chocolate fondant.

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Discover our recipe inspiration below, or try some fruity flavours with our strawberry desserts and lemon desserts.

For even more ideas, see our ultimate chocolate desserts collection.

1) Chocolate & salted caramel waffle bread & butter pudding

Nothing says indulgence quite like this decadent chocolate & salted caramel waffle bread & butter pudding. It’s filled with layers of salted caramel sauce and a rich chocolate custard. Use ready-made waffles for an easy shortcut.

2) Chocolate cheesecake

Our top-rated cheesecake is an easy dessert to pull together for a dinner party or weekend treat. Combine melted dark chocolate and cocoa powder with cream cheese, double cream and caster sugar for the filling. The crunchy base is even easier with just digestive biscuits, butter and caster sugar.

3) Chocolate fondant

This molten chocolate fondant is filled with a gooey centre, which will impress friends and family at the dinner table. A generous dash of espresso powder will enhance the chocolate flavours, while caramel sauce adds a rich sweetness.

4) Chocolate & peanut butter pavlova

Combine sweet and salty peanuts, crisp meringue and a creamy chocolate crémeux mixed with rich peanut butter cream in this dessert. It’s a little more effort but well worth it for a stunning result.

5) Dark chocolate & passion fruit tart

Pair chocolate with passion fruit to make this deliciously decadent dessert. The tangy fruit curd works wonderfully with the rich ganache. Dust with cocoa powder over the top for an added touch of chocolate.

6) Self-saucing sticky toffee chocolate pudding

Combine sticky toffee pudding sponge with a generous helping of chocolate chunks and chocolate sauce for the ultimate comforting dessert. Pair it with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream or warm custard when serving.

7) Chocolate brownie trifle

Try this chocolatey twist on a classic dessert. Layer your favourite crunchy chocolate candy with shop-bought brownies, rich chocolate custard, Irish cream liqueur and whipped cream for a grown-up treat.

8) Chocolate cake

You can’t go wrong with a classic chocolate cake for dessert. This gluten-free recipe is every bit as delicious as a traditional version. A large spoonful of Greek yogurt keeps the sponge super moist while a splash of coffee enhances the chocolate flavour.

9) Chocolate mousse

Whip up this easy chocolate mousse with minimal ingredients and super-speedy prep. Simply combine two eggs with cacao powder, maple syrup, coconut oil and a dash of vanilla. Whisk until smooth then let set for 30 minutes.

10) Caramelised banana & chocolate galette

Impress friends and family with this simple, five-ingredient galette with caramelised banana and chocolate. Simply scatter dark chocolate over ready-made puff pastry, then top with bananas and hazelnuts.

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