Chocolate Dessert Recipes
Browse dozens of chocolate dessert recipes like, molten chocolate cakes, devil’s food cake recipes, chocolate tortes, chocolate cheesecakes, chocolate pies, brownies, chocolate cookies, chocolate truffles, even hot chocolate.
Comfort Cakes: The Irresistible Flourless Chocolate Cake
This is the ultimate dessert for chocolate lovers and those who cannot consume gluten. It’s intense, rich, and looks fancy when it’s actually easy to make. Inspired? Read on and make one tonight.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Chewy BrowniesWhat's gooey on the inside, crackly on top, and supremely delicious all over? Our fresh take on this crowd-pleasing dessert. Unsweetened chocolate and brown sugar impart a rich, well-rounded flavor, while adding a bit of oil to the batter results in the addictively chewy texture that makes this version an instant classic.
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6 Classic Chocolate Cake Recipes That Are Easy to Make and Totally DeliciousIn the mood for a dark, rich, irresistible dessert? Here are our new must-have chocolate cake recipes, from Texas sheet cake to Bundt to torte to Swiss roll.
Chocolate Mousses, Puddings, Pastries and More
Cakes, cookies, and brownies are great, but some of our favorite chocolate desserts just don’t fit into those categories. Here, you’ll find our collection of the best recipes for classics, such as chocolate puddings, mousses, fondues, bread puddings, and chocolate-dipped fruit. We also have a few new ideas, such as chocolate creme brulee, pavlova, and tiramisu for the more adventurous.
Chocolate Cake, Cupcake, and Cheesecake RecipesElaborate layer cakes, triple-chocolate cheesecakes, devil’s food cupcakes, moist Bundt cakes, easy no-bake cakes, and so much more: browse our collection to find the perfect chocolate cake for any occasion.
Quick Chocolate Dessert Recipes
Whip up quick chocolate desserts from Martha Stewart. Our collection of speedy recipes includes chocolate cookies, chocolate cake, brownies, and more.
Chocolate Desserts: Yes, They're Part of Eating Clean!Our newest book, “Clean Slate: A Cookbook and Guide,” underscores the beneficial impact of whole foods, refreshing fruit and vegetable juices, satisfying snacks, and even healthy desserts. Yep, you read that right: Eating clean doesn't mean giving up all sweets. Try one of the decadent, chocolaty desserts in the next few slides -- and get the book for more irresistibly healthy recipes.
Chocolate Pies and Tarts
You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.
Devil's Food Cake: How to Make the Most Devilish Dessert of AllBakers don’t even agree on the ingredients and proportions needed to create its strikingly intense flavor and velvety texture. But one thing is for sure: You’ve got to bake enough for everyone, lest all hell break loose.
Chocolate Ice Cream and Frozen TreatsRecipes for chocolate ice cream and frozen treats, including ice cream sandwiches, milkshakes, ice pops, semifreddo, ice cream cakes, baked Alaska, and lots more.
Chocolate PuddingOur no-cook chocolate pudding uses avocados (yes, really) for its creamy base.
Molten Chocolate CakeThis delicious dessert recipe for Molten Chocolate Cake comes from Everyday Food's book, "Great Food Fast."
Make ganache in three easy steps. Despite its French name, ganache is nothing elaborate -- chopped chocolate melted in heated heavy cream, with just a bit of salt to bring out the flavor – and it can be used in a multitude of ways.
White Chocolate RecipesThough it doesn't look like chocolate, white chocolate is indeed a product of the cocoa bean. Real white chocolate is ivory-colored rather than pure white, because its chief ingredient, cocoa butter, is actually yellow. Cheaper versions of white chocolate substitute some or all of the cocoa butter for vegetable fat, so be sure to read ingredient labels. Browse our collection of desserts starring white chocolate, including cookies, candy, sherbet, cake, frosting, and more.Recipe
Double-Chocolate Peppermint SandwichesPeppermint patties inspired these chocolate shortbread cookies. You can use small snowflake, Christmas tree, or other holiday cutters to make the cutout windows. Bake the cutouts at 325 degrees until the edges are firm, 6 to 8 minutes.Recipe
Cornmeal, Cherry, and White-Chocolate-Chunk BiscottiCornmeal adds a nice crunch and hint of sweetness to these dunkers. The salted macadamia nuts balance out the richness of the white chocolate.Recipe
Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Buttercream FillingButtermilk gives the chocolate cookies a subtle tanginess that offsets the rich buttercream filling beautifully. Martha made this recipe on episode 708 of Martha Bakes.Recipe
Mississippi Mud TartThree kinds of chocolate go into this rendition of the iconic Mississippi dessert -- chocolate wafer cookies, cocoa powder, and milk chocolate. Martha made this recipe on episode 707 of Martha Bakes.Recipe
Chocolate-Sesame Tarte SoleilUse a serrated knife to finely chop the chocolate: The finer it is, the easier it will be to shape the tarte. For the decorating technique, see our step-by-step photos.Recipe
Idaho Potato CakePotato in a cake that isn't a latke? You bet! Mashed potato gives this dessert body and a super moist texture. Martha made this on episode 704 of Martha Bakes.Recipe
Werewolf PawsYou know what comes out when there's a full moon, don't you? Yup: incredibly frightening (read: delicious and chocolaty) "werewolf paws." If you use store-bought frosting and madeleines, you can whip these up in just 30 minutes.Video
Sarah Carey creates a mouth-watering recipe for Chocolate-Raspberry Cake that boasts a sweet raspberry filling with a rich chocolate frosting; all topped off with fresh whole raspberries.Recipe
Whipped GanacheUse this recipe when making our Luscious Chocolate Cake.Video
Chocolate flatters the sweetness of pumpkin in this sophisticated alternative to pumpkin pie (with a secret layer of melted chocolate in the crust!)Recipe
Meringue MushroomsMeringue Mushrooms and sugared rosemary sprigs surround our Birch de Noel, which is a variation on the traditional yule log.Recipe
Chocolate Shortbread with Lemon Royal IcingThis shortbread is so rich and flavorful that you may not wish to add icing; in that case, substitute granulated sugar for flour when rolling out the dough.Recipe
Mocha TrufflesPerk up our Classic Truffles with high-quality ground coffee for these mocha treats.Recipe
Hazelnut TrufflesThe secret ingredient that adds a nutty flavor to our Classic Truffles? Lightly browned hazelnuts and Nutella.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Grand Marnier TrufflesAdd a tropical, citrus-y flavor to our Classic Truffles by adding Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur.Recipe
Sambuca TrufflesHeavy cream is spiked with fragrant anise seed to help complement and enhance the Sambuca in these truffles.Recipe
Champagne TrufflesContrary to its name, the champagne truffle does not contain any Champagne. Instead, the name refers to Fine Champagne, which is a grade of cognac.