Espresso, chocolate & chilli cake with coffee cream

Chocolate dessert recipes

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

156 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A stunning no-cook pudding bursting with summer flavours - great for relaxed entertaining

6 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
59 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs
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10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Nothing beats homemade ice cream and the beauty is there's nothing to do on the day... unless you fancy chocolate sauce on top

2 hrs
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7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Choose really dark chocolate and cocoa for this unusual low-fat sorbet

3 hrs
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11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A little pot that's as light as a feather but with a taste of chocolate heaven

20 mins
Easy
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This rich dark chocolate sponge makes a great alternative Christmas cake, or dinner party dessert

55 mins
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16 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This glamorous dessert makes the perfect festive centrepiece for a posh Christmas party

6 hrs
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Not a dessert for the faint-hearted, these pudding pots are pure liquid chocolate - with a dash of coffee and brandy

10 mins
Easy
148 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This crowd-pleasing dessert is made ahead, so all you have to do on the night is take it out of the fridge and bask in the glory

5 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
22 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

With a crunchy biscuit base and rich mousse topping, this make-ahead, no-cook celebration pudding is easy as pie

30 mins
Easy
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