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Dark chocolate recipes

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


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  • Ultimate chocolate cake topped with chocolate curls

    Ultimate chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1377 ratings

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

  • Dark chocolate & orange cake

    Dark chocolate & orange cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.100 ratings

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

  • Decadent chocolate truffle torte

    Decadent chocolate truffle torte

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.60 ratings

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

  • Dense & dark chocolate loaf

    Dense & dark chocolate loaf

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.16 ratings

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

  • Squares of chocolate fridge cake extraordinaire and a palette knife

    Chocolate fridge cake

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Fudgy dark chocolate cake

    Fudgy dark chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.65 ratings

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

  • Dark chocolate & prune mousse

    Dark chocolate & prune mousse

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Dark chocolate & cherry bar

    Dark chocolate & cherry bar

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Raspberry & dark chocolate teacakes

    Raspberry & dark chocolate teacakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.10 ratings

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

  • Raspberry chocolate torte

    Raspberry chocolate torte

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.19 ratings

    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

  • Chocolate truffles with coloured coatings by a gift box

    Easy chocolate truffles

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.57 ratings

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

  • Dark chocolate, banana & rye loaf

    Dark chocolate, banana & rye loaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.8 ratings

    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

  • Chocolate, hazelnut & salted caramel tart

    Chocolate, hazelnut & salted caramel tart

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.55 ratings

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

  • Wedding cake - rich dark chocolate cake

    Wedding cake - rich dark chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.135 ratings

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

  • Brownies being held up on a plate

    Best ever chocolate brownies recipe

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.2371 ratings

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

  • Salted dark chocolate, rye & courgette cake 2016

    Salted dark chocolate, rye & courgette cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • Chocolate fondant with blob of ice cream and molten centre

    Chocolate fondant

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.281 ratings

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

  • Chocolate brownie cake

    Chocolate brownie cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.513 ratings

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

  • Chocolate crunch bars

    Chocolate crunch bars

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.134 ratings

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

  • Chocolate sorbet

    Chocolate sorbet

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Chocolate soup

    Chocolate soup

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Chocolate marquise

    Chocolate marquise

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.54 ratings

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


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