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

Dark chocolate recipes

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

1,326 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
97 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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60 ratings 4.7 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
53 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
54 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
More effort
129 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
2,111 ratings 4.9 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
269 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
More effort
505 ratings 4.6 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
171 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
133 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
More effort
4 ratings 3.0 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
54 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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