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Bittersweet chocolate

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Jasmine Tea-Infused Truffles

Ingredients
  • 24 ounces bittersweet chocolate, preferably Valrhona Manjari, finely chopped
  • 8 ounces milk chocolate, preferably Valrhona 42 percent, finely chopped
  • 2 cups heavy cream (not ultra-pasteurized)
  • 6 ounces Jasmine tea
  • 11 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups cocoa powder (not Dutch processed), preferably Valrhona, for rolling
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Lighter Brownie Sundaes

Time:40 mins
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil, plus more for ramekins
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled)
  • 1/4 cup whole-wheat flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 pint vanilla frozen yogurt
  • toasted sliced almonds and shredded coconut, for topping
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Creepy-Crawly Cake

Time:2 hours
Ingredients
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Salt
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate malt balls, coarsely chopped
  • 1 stick plus 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • Rubber cockroaches, for garnish (fakebugs.com)
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
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Rocky Road Tart

Ingredients
  • 3/4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 15 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 6 ounces graham crackers (about 11)
  • 1/4 cup salted almonds with skins, lightly toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 1 3/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped (about 1/3 cup)
  • 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup salted almonds with skins, lightly toasted
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Chocolate Cake with Crepe Paper Flowers and a Phyllo Nest

Ingredients
  • 1 thick 16-ounce block bittersweet chocolate, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for mold
  • Unsalted butter, room temperature, for pans
  • 4 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting (optional)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 ounce ( 1/2 cup) kataifi (a type of phyllo), thawed
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • Phyllo nest
  • Cocoa powder, for dusting
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Small candy-coated chocolate eggs
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder, plus more for pans
  • Crepe paper flowers
  • 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 18 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 2 large eggs, plus 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup dark rum
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
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Triple-Chocolate Pecan Fudge

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Panettone

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast (two 1/4-ounce envelopes)
  • 1/3 cup whole milk, warmed
  • 14 ounces unbleached bread flour (about 3 cups), plus more for surface
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten, plus 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 10 ounces (2 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 5 1/2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped (1 1/4 cups)
  • 1 cup diced candied (glazed) orange peel (nutsonline.com)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure orange extract
  • Vegetable oil, for bowl
  • 2 teaspoons best-quality unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Pearl sugar, for sprinkling (optional; kingarthurflour.com)
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, for sprinkling
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Chocolate-Espresso Tart

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate (preferably 61 percent cacao), chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons good-quality ground espresso beans
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for parchment paper
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups mascarpone cheese
  • 1 large egg
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Hot Fudge Over Vanilla Ice Cream

Time:15 mins
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Chocolate Coconut Caramel Candies

Time:8 hours 30 mins
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