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Do you love chocolate? Sure you do. But do you love it as much as this guy?


If you’re over 30 (or if you’re under 30, but spent your youth doing anything besides watching Nickelodeon), you might be a little lost. Let me explain:

Many miles under the sea, there exists a town called Bikini Bottom. In that town lives a pair of best friends: Spongebob Squarepants, a sponge, and Patrick Star, a starfish.

One fateful day in 2002, Spongebob and Patrick decided to become entrepreneurs. How did they plan to achieve their lofty business goals? By selling chocolate door-to-door, of course.

Their first customer was this gentleman:


When he heard what they were selling, he began maniacally screaming “CHOCCCOLATE.” The friends were so startled, they ran away.

Then they met this lovely mother-daughter duo:


The older lady, who wasn’t a chocolate fan, purchased a bar after the newfound salesmen convinced her it would would extend her lifespan.

But their luck was short-lived: The crazy chocolate man had caught up to them.


In a happy twist of fate, though, it turned out that the man was not dangerous—he was just crazy for chocolate.

He purchased their entire inventory. In the end, Spongebob and Patrick used the funds to take the mother-daughter pair to a nice restaurant.

Why did I just spend all that time recounting, in painstaking detail, the plot of a 17-year-old cartoon episode?

Because I make poor decisions. Also, because it was the only way to get my point across.

Listen: You are going to love these chocolate dessert recipes. You’re going to love them like that fish guy would love them.


Enjoy. 70 Mouthwatering Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Molten Dark Chocolate Cakes

Image zoom Dark Chocolate Cakes Dark Chocolate Cakes Recipe

Make a sweet dessert for your dinner party. Mini chocolate cakes filled with more ooey-gooey chocolate are sure to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth. Photo: Caitlin Bensel; Styling: Rishon Hanners

Image zoom Fudge Cakes with Jasmine Tea Whipped Cream Fudge Cakes with Jasmine Tea Whipped Cream Recipe
This sensual dessert offers intriguing flavor combinations and textures that range from cloudlike to crunchy with a topping of delicious roasted hazelnuts. Photo: Erin Kunkel; Styling: Christine Wolheim

Image zoom Chocolate Chip Cream Puffs Chocolate Chip Cream Puffs Recipe
Deb likes to stir the chocolate chips into the warm dough by hand because the power of the mixer would forcefully combine the melting chips into the dough, making it brown chocolate dough instead of dough studded with chocolate chips. Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mindi Shapiro and Amanda Widis

Image zoom Salted Chocolate Tart Salted Chocolate Tart Recipe
The addition of coarse salt to the rich chocolate tart creates the perfect salty-sweet combination that is sure to delight your taste buds. Photo: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Dan Becker

Image zoom Chocolate Chunk Bread Puddings Chocolate Chunk Bread Puddings Recipe
One online reviewer claims that this is now her “go-to” chocolate dessert recipe because it offers such a satisfying, decadent result for minimal effort. What else could you ask for in a dessert? Photo: Rachel Johnson

Image zoom Vegan Dark Chocolate Coconut Tart Vegan Dark Chocolate Coconut Tart Recipe

After you take one bite of this deeply decadent “clean eating” dessert, you might not believe that it’s raw, vegan, gluten-free and paleo… but low and behold, you don’t need excessive sugar or other processed ingredients to make something magical. This show-stopping dark chocolate tart offers an incredibly rich chocolate flavor and silky pudding-like texture—but it’s so easy to whip up, even the most inexperienced baker/dessert-maker will look like a pastry pro bringing it to the table. Perfect for anyone following a special diet or simply trying to clean their eating habits up a bit, this dark and decadent tasting treat perfectly satisfies both the sweet tooth and chocolate indulgence cravings. And since there’s no need to crank up the oven, it’s especially ideal for summer. Photo: Kelsey Hansen; Styling: Rishon Hanners

Image zoom Triple-Chocolate Cake Triple-Chocolate Cake Recipe
Chocolate lovers rejoice! This rich cake features three kinds of chocolate: cocoa, bittersweet chocolate, and milk chocolate. And you get chocolate in the cake batter, the filling and the glaze. Photo: Oxmoor House

Image zoom Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe
Oats create a chewy texture in these cookies, while chocolate chunks provide melt-in-your-mouth flavor in each delicious bite. Use your favorite bittersweet chocolate baking bars. Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Image zoom Chocolate Thumbprints with Caramel and Sea Salt Chocolate Thumbprints with Caramel and Sea Salt Recipe
For a twist on traditional thumbprint cookies, these rich chocolate morsels are filled with ooey-gooey caramel and sprinkled with sea salt. Photo: Erin Kunkel; Styling: Kelly Allen

Image zoom Black Forest Pound Cake Black Forest Pound Cake Recipe
This decadent, chocolate-cherry dessert is an easy, one-pan twist on the traditional layered cake. Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

Image zoom Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes Recipe
Use a high-quality chocolate in these lighter molten lava cakes. It will make all the difference. Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen

Image zoom Triple-Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake Triple-Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe
It takes a special cake to make the cover of Southern Living. This decadently rich buttermilk pound cake is just that. Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Image zoom Triple-threat Chocolate Cookies Triple-threat Chocolate Cookies Recipe
Prepare to abandon all restraint when you try one of these cookies, made with melted chocolate and chocolate chips in the batter and layered with a chocolate ganache filling. Photo: Peden & Munk; Styling: Amy Wilson

Image zoom Five-Ingredient Chocolate Cakes Five-Ingredient Chocolate Cakes Recipe
Believe it: This gorgeous dessert uses only five ingredients--sugar, butter, eggs, cake flour, and cocoa. The chocolate sauce that tops the individual cakes is luscious, thick, and glossy, with full-on chocolate flavor. Photo: Ryan Liebe; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Image zoom Fudge Brownie Pops Fudge Brownie Pops Recipe
These brownies are incredibly rich and moist, and impossibly easy to make: Just roll 'em, dip 'em, and stick 'em! Photo: Ryan Liebe; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Image zoom Double Chocolate Soufflés with Warm Fudge Sauce Double Chocolate Soufflés with Warm Fudge Sauce Recipe
This recipe received the highest rating in the Cooking Light Test Kitchens and has the bonus of being a make-ahead recipe. You can prepare the ingredients ahead, spoon the batter into soufflé dishes, cover, and freeze until you're ready to cook them. They can go straight from the freezer to the oven. Becky Luigart-Stayner; Leigh Ann Ross

Image zoom Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Once you make this chocolate chip cookie recipe, you’ll probably never use another one. It just might be the perfect chocolate chip cookie.

Image zoom Chocolate Cookie Pudding Chocolate Cookie Pudding Recipe
All you need are 6 ingredients to create this family-pleasing dessert that combines cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies and instant chocolate pudding.

Image zoom Buttermilk-Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake Buttermilk-Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe
Buttermilk is the surprising secret ingredient in this tender, rich chocolate pound cake. Instead of calling for Mexican chocolate, the same flavor is created with semisweet chocolate and cinnamon. Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Cari South

Image zoom Chocolate Fudge Cheesecake Chocolate Fudge Cheesecake Recipe
Why settle for a plain cheesecake when you can indulge in one with a chocolate batter and a rich chocolate glaze?

Image zoom Chocolate Ganache Sandwiches Chocolate Ganache Sandwiches Recipe
Only 3 ingredients are needed to reach chocolate heaven with these super-easy chocolate sandwich cookies. Photo: Melanie Acevedo

Image zoom Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflés Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflés Recipe
If you think making soufflés is hard, think again. These instructions will have you discovering your inner dessert chef and impressing the guests at your next dinner party. Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Image zoom Chocolate Cake IV Chocolate Cake IV Recipe
The rich and tender cake layers would probably be fine on their own, but when you add the coffee icing, the creamy mocha filling, and the chocolate curls, this chocolate cake goes beyond fabulous.

Image zoom Rich Chocolate Soufflé Cakes with Crème Anglaise Rich Chocolate Soufflé Cakes with Crème Anglaise Recipe
Unlike traditional soufflés, these don't need to be served immediately (although they can be). In fact, we loved their fudgy, dense texture when chilled. The sweet custard sauce is also good either warm or chilled. Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

Image zoom Chocolate-Caramel Trifle with Raspberries Chocolate-Caramel Trifle with Raspberries Recipe
Layered desserts like this trifle are really much better after they’ve chilled overnight, so this is a great make-ahead dessert to serve at your next dinner party. James Carrier

Image zoom Chocolate-Glazed Brownies Chocolate-Glazed Brownies Recipe
Reviewers love these brownies because they’re just the right combination of fudgy and cake-like, and the chocolate glaze makes them extra-special.

Image zoom Salted Chocolate-Pecan Toffee Salted Chocolate-Pecan Toffee Recipe
If you’ve never made candy before, we suggest that you start with this easy, no-fail recipe that’s guaranteed to get rave reviews. It’s perfect for gift-giving, but you’ll want to set aside some for yourself. Annabelle Breakey

Image zoom Chocolate-Zucchini Cake Chocolate-Zucchini Cake Recipe
We can’t think of anything better to do with your bumper crop of zucchini than use it to make a rich and tender chocolate Bundt cake. The zucchini almost makes it seem healthy.

Image zoom Chocolate Baklava Chocolate Baklava Recipe
Baklava is a classic Mediterranean dessert that traditionally features layered phyllo dough, nuts, and syrup or honey. In this version, creamy chocolate-hazelnut spread adds rich, decadent flavor to this nutty, crowd-pleasing pastry. Oxmoor House

Image zoom Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe
Chocolate syrup, semisweet chocolate and chocolate graham cracker crumbs provide ultra-chocolate flavor to this creamy cheesecake. And, at only 260 calories per slice, you don’t have to feel a bit of guilt. Photo: Oxmoor House

Image zoom Warm Chocolate Soufflé Cakes with Raspberry Sauce Warm Chocolate Soufflé Cakes with Raspberry Sauce Recipe
One online reviewer raves about the melt-in-your-mouth cake and the wonderful, citrusy sauce. It’s “a perfect and elegant ending to a special meal.” Photo: Oxmoor House

Image zoom Chunky Chocolate Brownies Chunky Chocolate Brownies Recipe
Using chocolate chunks in these brownies makes them extra fudgy and chopped nuts provide a nice crunch.

Image zoom Raspberry-Almond Torte with Chocolate Ganache Raspberry-Almond Torte with Chocolate Ganache Recipe
If you want to be a big hit at your next dinner party, serve this tender layered cake filled with preserves and covered in a rich chocolate icing. Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Image zoom Chocolate Italian Cake Chocolate Italian Cake Recipe
This is a chocolate version of the traditional Italian cream cake with coconuts and pecans folded into the batter and a rich, thick chocolate cream cheese filling and frosting.

Image zoom Individual Chocolate Melting Cakes Individual Chocolate Melting Cakes Recipe
These decadent little chocolate cakes are baked in muffin cups and have gooey, rich chocolate centers. Top them off with caramel sauce and a scoop of coffee ice cream for the ultimate indulgence. Photo: William Meppem

Image zoom One-Bowl Chocolate Mocha Cream Cake One-Bowl Chocolate Mocha Cream Cake Recipe
This easy chocolate sheet cake was a dessert category winner in the Cooking Light recipe contest and continues to be one of the most popular cake recipes on the site.

Image zoom Chocolate-Cinnamon Bread Pudding Chocolate-Cinnamon Bread Pudding Recipe
One online reviewer said it best: “Great flavor combo of chocolate and cinnamon. All of the bread soaked up the wonderful custard, so there was chocolatey goodness in every bite.” Photo: Jan Smith

Image zoom Mocha-Chocolate Shortbread Mocha-Chocolate Shortbread Recipe
If you’re a fan of rich, buttery shortbread cookies, this chocolate version of shortbread is guaranteed to satisfy. You’ll only need 6 ingredients.

Image zoom Milk Chocolate Crème Brûlée Milk Chocolate Crème Brûlée Recipe
A splash of nutty amaretto adds an extra layer of elegance to the milk chocolate in this decadently creamy dessert. Photo: Ryan Liebe; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Image zoom Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe
This dessert gets well-rounded chocolate richness from three sources: chocolate graham crackers in the crust, plus intense cocoa powder and luscious milk chocolate in the filling. Photo: Ryan Liebe; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Image zoom Triple Chocolate Brownie-Mousse Stacks Triple Chocolate Brownie-Mousse Stacks Recipe
Allow plenty of time to make fillings, and immediately assemble stacks. You can chill the assembled stacks up to 24 hours ahead of time. Photo: Linda Pugliese, Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas, Buffy Hargett Miller

Image zoom Mexican Chocolate Pudding Cake Mexican Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe
This pudding cake gets its Mexican flair from the addition of cinnamon, red pepper, and chipotle chile pepper. The spice is just enough to give it a little kick!

Image zoom Hazelnut-and-Chocolate Meringue Cake Hazelnut-and-Chocolate Meringue Cake Recipe
This extraordinary dessert, made with crisp chocolate-hazelnut meringue and whipped cream, is actually quite simple to make. Stephanie Foley

Image zoom Ganache-Stuffed Chocolate-Chip Cookies Ganache-Stuffed Chocolate-Chip Cookies Recipe
A stuffed cookie is like a sandwich cookie, only with more cream on the inside-it's fatter, fuller and (if you're the kind of person who twists apart the cookies to get to the cream) better. Photo: © Con Poulos

Image zoom Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse Tart Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse Tart Recipe
The interplay of crunchy, fudgy, and silky-smooth textures in this ultra-rich dessert makes it our go-to choice when we're looking for something easy and splashy. Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Kevin Crafts

Image zoom Ultimate Dark Chocolate Brownies Ultimate Dark Chocolate Brownies Recipe

We’ve created dozens of brownies over the years, but this decidedly grown-up dark chocolate version is our latest obsession. Bourbon and espresso make this rich, fudgy chocolate dessert even more decadent. For a kid friendly—but still delicious—option, you can skip those two ingredients. Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Christine Keely; Food Styling: Chelsea Zimmer

Image zoom Mocha Chocolate Mousse Mocha Chocolate Mousse Recipe
This seriously easy and decadent mousse hides a smart a secret: reduced-sodium soy sauce. Add crunch with cookies to contrast the mousse's silky texture. Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Image zoom Chewy Chocolate-Molasses Cookies Chewy Chocolate-Molasses Cookies Recipe
Chewy nuggets of candied ginger, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate, and warm hints of molasses made this cookie a favorite in our test kitchen. To make these cookies look as good as they taste, reserve a few of the chocolate chunks to place on top of each cookie. That way, they won’t all get hidden in the dark dough. Antonis Achilleos; Food Styling: Margaret Dickey; Prop Styling: Kay Clarke

Image zoom Chocolate Walnut Tart Chocolate Walnut Tart Recipe
A riff on the classic pecan pie, this dessert is rich, chocolaty, and a little fancier with its freestanding fluted sides. Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Deborah Williams

Image zoom Dutch Oven Double Chocolate Cake Dutch Oven Double Chocolate Cake Recipe
Use charcoal briquets instead of wood to more precisely control the fire's heat. Photo: Thomas J. Story

Image zoom Chocolate Tacos Chocolate Tacos Recipe
Crisp chocolate shells envelop vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, and crushed peanuts for a truly unique dessert experience. Photo: Marcus Nilsson; Styling: Theo Vamvounakis

Image zoom Brownie Tiramisù Brownie Tiramisù Recipe
Tiramisu gets a chocolate upgrade with crumbled brownie pieces. Mascarpone gives the topping a special flavor, but an equal amount of softened cream cheese may be substituted. Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Image zoom Chocolate-Coconut-Macadamia Pie Chocolate-Coconut-Macadamia Pie Recipe
Chocolate goes tropical in this dessert featuring flakes of sweetened coconut, macadamia nuts, whipped cream topping, and chocolate shavings.

Image zoom Mama's German Chocolate Cake Mama's German Chocolate Cake Recipe
Bake a cake that would make mama proud. German chocolate cakes are known for being rich, indulgent cakes, so enjoy a slice with a glass of milk. Photo: Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Margaret Dickey; Prop Styling: Heather Chadduck

Image zoom Silky Chocolate Mousse with Peanut Butter Crunch Silky Chocolate Mousse with Peanut Butter Crunch Recipe
Any chocolate and peanut butter lover will adore this elegant dessert. Rich milk-chocolate mousse is topped with a roasted-peanut cream and addictively crunchy cornflakes mixed with peanut butter, milk chocolate and peanuts. Photo: © Con Poulos

Image zoom Double Chocolate Bread Pudding with Dulce de Leche Double Chocolate Bread Pudding with Dulce de Leche Recipe
Chocolate bread pudding just got even better with the addition of decadent dulce de leche. Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Stephana Bottom

Image zoom Perfect Chocolate Bundt Cake Perfect Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipe

Intensely chocolatey and incredibly moist, this is truly the perfect chocolate bundt cake—and undoubtedly, a chocolate lover’s dream. The cake’s rich chocolate flavor is enhanced with the addition of coffee in the batter and coffee liqueur in the glaze. Be sure to coat the inside of your bundt pan with either shortening plus a thin layer of flour or baking spray (which is nonstick cooking spray that contains flour) in order to ensure that your cake comes out clean and easy. Time Inc. Video Studio

Image zoom Guinness Brownies with Irish Whiskey Frosting Guinness Brownies with Irish Whiskey Frosting Recipe

Although few treats are more fitting for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration than rich Guinness brownies, we’d suggest that you go ahead and whip up this Guinness brownie recipe any time you need a decadent hit of chocolate. In fact, given the dangerously scrumptious whiskey buttercream used to frost them, these fudgey brownies are truly the perfect treat to enjoy at the end of an exceptionally long day. Photo: Gina DeSimone; Prop Styling: Kashara Johnson; Food Styling: Karen Rankin

Image zoom Instant Pot Peppermint Brownie Cake Instant Pot Peppermint Brownie Cake Recipe

This festive cake will make you smile. The tiny pieces of peppermint candy offer a delightful crunch that plays well with the gooey chocolate, while their red and white colors look beautiful against the deep, dark chocolate. Photo: Caitlin Bensel; Prop Stylist: Sarah Elizabeth Cleveland; Food Stylist: Karen Rankin

Image zoom Ice Cube Tray Chocolate Treats Ice Cube Tray Chocolate Treats Recipe

This genius technique allows you to make rich and delicious homemade chocolates with minimal mess and ingredients. In fact, making these ice cube tray candies is so easy, it’s a great rainy day kitchen project for the kids to take charge on. Use this recipe as your guide, but feel free to customize the candy as you see fit. There’s plenty of room for creativity with your chocolates’ fillings, and you can swap the milk chocolate chips for white chocolate if you prefer. Any type of ice cube tray will do here, so you may want to grab a few inexpensive ones from a dollar store specifically for chocolate making. Time Inc. Studio Video

Image zoom Chocolate Clementine Cake with Hot Chocolate Sauce Chocolate Clementine Cake with Hot Chocolate Sauce Recipe
This cake can be made a day in advance. The Hot Chocolate Sauce can be stored, covered, in refrigerator up to 1 week; reheat over low heat until warmed through. Make both the cake and sauce with the best quality bittersweet chocolate you can find. Substitute semisweet chocolate if you wish. Charles E. Walton IV

Image zoom Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Recipe

These chocolate crinkle cookies are rich, super chocolatey, and pretty much perfect in every way. Brown sugar and espresso give these cookies a noticeable depth, while granulated and powdered sugar work together to deliver the perfect crinkly crust. From the chewy, brownie-like center to the crisp, creviced exterior, these cookies will satisfy all of your decadent dessert cravings. Besides, who doesn’t love watching as they transform from sugar-coated dough balls into fudgy, crackly, irresistible cookies right before your eyes? These chocolate crinkle cookies might be a holiday favorite, but that doesn't mean we won't be enjoying them year-round. Photo: Caitlin Bensel; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall and Kady Wohlfarth; Prop Styling: Kay Clarke

Image zoom Chocolate Biscuit Cake Chocolate Biscuit Cake Recipe

Love chocolate? Well, this cake is good news for you. In every bite, there's a soft, buttery crunch from the cookie alongside a layer of melt-in-your-mouth chocolate. What we love most about this indulgent dessert is that it's super easy, yet looks and tastes like it was quite the project. This is a chocolate masterpiece that is sure to impress your next crowd. Photo: Aaron Kirk; Prop Styling: Kashara Johnson; Food Styling: Pam Lolley

Image zoom Vegan Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart with Fresh Berries Vegan Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart with Fresh Berries Recipe

Take one bite of this chocolatey, decadent “clean eating” dessert, you might not believe that it’s raw, vegan, gluten-free and paleo… but low and behold, you don’t need excessive sugar or other processed ingredients to make a next-level dessert. Easy to prep, and filled with rich chocolate-hazelnut flavor, this vegan dessert is perfect for anyone following a special diet or simply trying to clean their eating habits up a bit. Serve it for a special occasion, or just as a “treat yo-self” indulgence—since there’s no need to crank up the oven, it’s especially ideal to satisfy a summertime sweet tooth. Photo: Kelsey Hansen; Styling: Rishon Marie

Image zoom Derby Cake Derby Cake Recipe

This decadent chocolate sheet cake is a prime choice for a Kentucky Derby viewing party—or any party, for that matter. Photo: Daniel Agee; Styling: Karen Rankin

Image zoom Easy Chocolate Salami Easy Chocolate Salami Recipe

Looks like salami, tastes like the most incredible chocolate treat—meaning, it’s the perfect party food. A log of chocolate salami would also be an ideal treat to kick off a romantic Valentine's Day dinner. Meredith Food Studios

Image zoom Chocolate-and-Cream Layer Cake Chocolate-and-Cream Layer Cake Recipe

Save room for dessert—this is one you don’t want to miss. It certainly has its virtues: It’s made with whole-grain flour, gets topped with fresh fruit, and contains 6g of fiber per serving. But what makes this cake so spectacular, truly, is how good it tastes. Jennifer Causey

Image zoom Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

This no-fuss lava cake is comfort dessert at its finest. It’s dangerously good, with a perfectly cooked cake topping and a simple, but satisfying lava made from instant pudding. The cake batter bakes over the pudding, creating a perfect cake top with moist, gooey lava underneath. You likely already have the ingredients at home, but to take things up a notch, use a good quality vanilla extract—it makes a big difference. This makes a lot, so it’s perfect to share with friends or bring to a potluck—you won’t have to worry about leftovers, trust us. Eat it with ice cream or whipped cream, and dress it up with some berries. Photo: Caroline Arcangeli; Prop Styling: Christina Daley; Food Styling: Sarah Epperson

Image zoom Mexican Hot Chocolate Macarons Mexican Hot Chocolate Macarons Recipe

These macarons may require time and effort to make, but they’re absolutely worth it. Because every detail makes a difference in the final product (which is magically delicate and delicious), it is important that you use a kitchen scale that can weigh in grams. When there's an opportunity to make an estimate or take a shortcut, we're all about it; however, when it comes to classic French macarons, precision is key. The Mexican hot chocolate flavor profile of these impressive sandwich cookies transforms what's often an overtly sugary treat into a slightly spicy, warm delight. Serve with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee. Antonis Achilleos; Food Styling: Margaret Dickey; Prop Styling: Kay Clarke

Image zoom Bribery Cake Bribery Cake Recipe

Chocolate cake with Swiss meringe buttercream will get you across the finish line, or help someone else to. Nicole Franzen/Ten Speed Press 1 of 70 Advertisement