Last Updated on December 8, 2022 by Chef Mireille
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If you are looking for the best collection of chocolate dessert recipes with global inspiration, well I have you covered. These 10 Best Chocolate Recipes include everything from gluten free cookies to rich decadent desserts.
When your sweet tooth cravings come calling, what is your go to type of dessert? Do you go for vanilla or fruit flavored desserts or are you one of the chocolate lovers and nothing else will do.
The chocoholics have so much choice with such a large variety of delicious chocolate desserts. Chocolate is such a versatile ingredient and the amount of Chocolate Recipes that can be made from this ancient food is amazing. You can try a different one every day of the week – after all there is no such thing as too much chocolate. Am I right?
These easy chocolate desserts are so versatile – they work just as well for special occasions like birthday parties as they do for quick everyday snacks or as sweet treats to end a dinner party. Chocolate also is a common factor in holiday season recipes. These recipes are delicious treats you can also make during the Christmas season.
Before we can get to the best chocolate dessert recipes, you want make sure you have a well stocked pantry of chocolate ingredients so that any of these recipes can be made at a moment’s notice.
Chocolate Recipes Supplies
- Cocoa Powder
- Unsweetened Chocolate
- Semisweet Chocolate Chips
- Butterscotch Chips
- Instant Espresso Powder (a little espresso powder elevates the flavor in all chocolate desserts – addition of espresso powder is a great thing to add in any chocolate recipe you make)
- Chili Powder (even if not utilized in all of these recipes, a little chili powder also elevates the flavor in anything chocolate that is why this Spicy Aztec Hot Chocolate Mix is my favorite!
The chocolate industry is one of the worst with their horrible records in regards to utilizing child labor, slave labor, deforestation and unfair trading practices with local farmers. It is very important that you patronize reputable chocolate companies that use fair trade practices. Check out this Fair Trade Chocolate List for guidance.
How to Melt Chocolate
When melting chocolate, always use a double boiler to prevent the chocolate from burning. Chocolate should be melted low and slow and do not use the microwave to melt chocolate.
Pretty much any of these chocolate desserts can be served with whipped cream, chocolate ice cream or vanilla ice cream to add even more richness and decadence to them. Also you can enjoy them with a delicious mug of Spicy Cardamom Hot Cocoa.
I can’t wait to find out which one of these becomes one of your favorite chocolate dessert recipes. Leave a comment below or tag me on Instagram with your favorite chocolate recipe photos.
Which of these recipe are you most excited about trying out?
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