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Chocolate dessert recipes

32 Recipes

Celebrate all things cocoa with our tart, cake, pudding and pie recipes.

Chocolate orange tart


(12 ratings)

This clever no-bake tart from Elle Young uses raw cacao and coconut oil, sweetened naturally with dates, oranges and honey
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Squidgy chocolate pear pudding


(55 ratings)

This hot, gooey chocolate pud, with dark chocolate and canned pears, can be made ahead and frozen - a perfect no-fuss dinner party dessert
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Torta del Nonna


(4 ratings)

Give this Tuscan tart a delicious twist by adding dark chocolate to the traditional custard filling and delicate sweet pastry
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Hot mocha puddings


(3 ratings)

It only takes a few minutes to mix, microwave and top these hot chocolate puds with ice cream and liqueur for a rich, indulgent dessert
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate & banana French toast


(13 ratings)

An indulgent treat for when you're in need of a sweet fix - chocolate and banana sandwiched in fried bread
  • 18 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate coconut banoffee pie


(9 ratings)

A dazzling dessert with bourbon biscuit base, caramel layer, creamy coconut topping and banana toffee
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate balloon bowls


(0 ratings)

These edible bowls will turn your dinner party dessert into something really impressive - fill with ice cream or your favourite pud
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate tea-pots


(3 ratings)

Not only are these rich desserts served in tea cups, they're also infused with Earl Grey and English Breakfast tea
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Bitter chocolate truffles


(0 ratings)

These bitesize chocolate treats are an impressive way to end a meal and also make a great gift
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Double-the-love chocolate cake


(17 ratings)

A simple white chocolate buttercream looks great when it’s swirled over this gorgeous wedding cake – however roughly you do it
  • 3 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate macaroons


(28 ratings)

These luxurious little treats are the perfect light hit when only chocolate will do
  • 45 mins
  • More effort

No-cook chocolate tart


(209 ratings)

You can make it up to two days ahead. Any leftovers will make a welcome treat with a cup of coffee the next day
  • 25 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate marquise


(53 ratings)

For the decadent dinner party - this rich chocolate dessert is for serious chocoholics only
  • 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Millionaire's chocolate tart


(50 ratings)

A dinner party version of teatime favourite, millionaire's shortbread. It's not too bitter, so the kids will love it too...
  • 2 hours
  • More effort


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