When brownies are this heavenly, they can be eaten at any time of day. Here’s the must-try, super easy recipe from Aussie brunch favourite, Ben’s Canteen in Battersea. Super easy to make, these can be cut into squares and popped in the lunchbox for a cheeky elevenses, or served with cream or ice cream for a decadent dessert
The best chocolate puddings are the ones that you don’t have to share. We love these individual little pots of chocolate sponge and pear. Just add cream to serve and let your family and friends dive in.
This is a real show stopping dessert but it’s incredibly easy to make. You can make this indulgent pud with croissants, but then you’d miss out on that extra chocolate hit.
Self-saucing chocolate pudding is a classic in Australia. It creates its own sauce below the sponge in the base of the dish. Make it up in advance, then sprinkle sugar and cocoa on top and pour over some boiling water and cook while you eat your starter and main over the festive period.
This chocolate, espresso and hazelnut roulade is everything you could want in a grown-up dessert. These flavours are classic combinations and while it may take a little more effort, it’s guaranteed to be a show-stopper.
The ground almonds in L’Anima Cafe’s caprese make this flourless chocolate cake beautifully smooth. The mascarpone cream adds a sweet extra and the redcurrants give a dash of colour.
Making self-saucing puddings might seem a bit tricky but this recipe is so easy to put together. You will end up with soft chocolate sponge on top and a rich chocolate and orange sauce underneath.
Impress loved ones with these devilishly delicious dark chocolate fondants. Velvety liquid toffee oozes out of these rich chocolate mini puds.
Satisfyingly smooth and indulgent, this chocolatey malt mousse cake topped with crunchy salted pretzels is a perfect pudding to make for the holidays
Chocolate brownies in cute cupcake form, topped with light and fluffy meringue for an extra special twist. Serve these easy brownies with tea and enjoy the compliments!
Gooey and indulgent, chocolate brownies don’t need to be so square – you can use the mixture to make these fabulous cakes with added raspberries. These are quite delicate, so use a flexible 8–hole muffin tin (the rubbery ones), or line a rigid tin with paper cases.
This recipe for chocolate brownie, caramel crunch and peanut butter ice cream is from Dan Doherty of Duck and Waffle. It’s a decadent desert that’s actually easy to make, so it’s perfect for entertaining.
An easy recipe to make this favourite melt-in-the-middle chocolate dessert. Still a winner on dinner-party menus. Serve with a little cream on the side.
People can be very frightened of soufflé, particularly chocolate soufflé, but this easy to follow recipe will give you plenty of confidence to bake light, fluffy and chocolatey soufflés for friends and family. Don’t be surprised if they ask for seconds!
Lindt balls buried in the centre of this deeply chocolatey pud give little melted caramel hits, perfect for a festive dessert that’s easy but really impressive
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