Dark chocolate cake, topped with chocolate curls, against a pale background

Dark chocolate recipes

57 Recipes

Calling all chocoholics! Indulge in our deliciously dark chocolate collection, including rich gooey brownies, tortes, mousses, cakes and truffles. 

1,286 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Indulge yourself with this ultimate chocolate cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
95 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A dense, dark and devilishly delicious cake, this will be gone before you know it

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
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59 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Create a mouthwatering chocolate truffle torte - and there's no cooking necessary!

1 hr
More effort
16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This cake is mixed and made in a saucepan – how easy is that! It’s best eaten on the same day, or within two

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Sophisticated and intensely chocolatey with a hit of juicy raisins and crunchy biscuit pieces, serve this decadent chocolate fridge cake as a teatime treat

20 mins
Easy
64 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Fudgy dark chocolate sponge, the perfect party cake, afternoon-tea cake or any-excuse cake

30 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

A luscious dessert that's low in fat and sugar as only a small amount of chocolate is used

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This impressive looking dessert is a chocolate lover's dream and no one will guess it uses just four ingredients

25 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These classic afternoon tea nibbles are given a fruity twist and smothered in chocolate for an extra special spread

1 hr and 25 mins
A challenge
18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This cake takes the Austrian sachertorte to new heights. The raspberry filling adds a bright fruitiness that makes it seem far less rich than it really is. Serve in small slices

40 mins
More effort
49 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Chocolate truffles, beautifully wrapped in boxes, will put a smile on anyone's face – and they're so easy to make

4 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

We've adapted swimmer Jazmin Carlin's favourite muffin recipe into a loaf that's free from unrefined sugars, flours and dairy. A great snack for on the go

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
50 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A buttery pastry case with a layer of caramel and just a hint of salt, studded with nuts and finished with a fudge filling

1 hr and 30 mins
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128 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This recipe makes the bottom layer of our three tier wedding cake or a simple delicious chocolate cake, perfect with a touch of cream

3 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
1,887 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A foolproof brownie recipe for a squidgy chocolate bake. Watch our recipe video to help you get a perfect traybake every time.

1 hr
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Sandwich our best ever chocolate sponge with a fruity coconut mousse and smother in a rich ganache for a stunning party centrepiece

1 hr and 30 mins
A challenge
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Not only are these chocolate squares a great way to use up a glut of courgettes, they're topped with rye crumbs and sea salt for a chocolate cake with a twist

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
258 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A gooey prepare-ahead dessert that's perfect for entertaining - it's all a matter of timing...

1 hr
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497 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought

45 mins
Easy
170 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Angela gives these rich treats a makeover, with a magic ingredient to reduce the fat content...

1 hr
Easy
132 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A little melting, stirring and chilling and you've got a chocolatey treat to enjoy with a cuppa. The kids can help, too

25 mins
Easy
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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1 rating 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
53 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

For the decadent dinner party - this rich chocolate dessert is for serious chocoholics only

45 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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