9 best chocolate recipes

Give in to your cravings with these decadent chocolate recipes.

By Today's Parent
9 best chocolate recipes

6 recipes for chocolate lovers

Double-Duty Homemade Pudding

Homemade pudding is easier than you think. It’s thickened by corn startch and gets its rich flavour thanks to chopped dark chocolate. You likely already have everything on hand. Get the recipe: Double-Duty Homemade Pudding

chocolate and vanilla pudding in glass cupsPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

What chocolate lover can resist the rich flavours of a brownie? Don’t play around with a fruity ice cream in this newfangled sandwich, go for something chocolate or fudge-y for the ultimate sweet feast. Get the recipe: Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

A brownie surrounding ice cream on a white platePhoto: Jodi Pudge


Mint Chocolate Truffles

You can’t go wrong with a delicate morsel of melt-in-your-mouth chocolate. Drop everything and make these, they’re not that hard. Promise. Get the recipe: Mint Chocolate Truffles

Two chocolate truffles with crushed candy cane in silver foilPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Chocolate Crinkles

Dietary restrictions are no match for these brownie-like cookies. They’re free of eggs, nuts and dairy. Double the recipe. Get the recipe: Chocolate Crinkles 

closeup of chocolate crinkle cookies in a boxPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Classic Hot Chocolate

Cozy up with a cup of the good stuff. We’ve got three sweet upgrades to take your cocoa from great to off-the-chain. Get the recipe: Classic Hot Chocolate

Mug of hot chocolate with marshmallows and candy canesPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Hot Chocolate Whoopie Pies

A fluffy marshmallow cream binds these two cake-like cookies together. It’s a bit of work to make but totally worth the effort. Get the recipe: Hot Chocolate Whoopie Pies

plate of homemade whoopee piesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

The Ultimate Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Cookie

Chewy chocolate cookies with big chunks of chocolate morsels—interested? As the name implies, they’re the ultimate. Get the recipe: The Ultimate Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Cookie

stack of chocolate cookiesPhoto: John Cullen

Chocolate Pound Cake with Fudgy Glaze

Sour cream makes for a perfectly moist cake every time. Drizzle a little extra glaze on your piece, you deserve it. Get the recipe: Chocolate Pound Cake with Fudgy Glaze

plate with chocolate cake topped with berriesPhoto: Maya Visnyei


Chocolate Zucchini Cupcake

Hidden within the chocolatey goodness is two cups of zucchini. So eating this is basically the same as eating a salad. Indulge. Get the recipe: Chocolate Zucchini Cupcake

9 best chocolate recipesPhoto: Jodi Pudge

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This article was originally published on Feb 14, 2014

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