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Chocolate dessert recipes

Chocolate orange pots

Chocolate orange is always a winner, so why not try these creamy chocolate pots with orange and sea salt for your next dinner party dessert?

Chocolate Orange Pots Recipe with Sea Salt

Chocolate mousse cake

Check out this super smooth malted chocolate mousse cake, topped with crunchy salted pretzels, for an indulgent round off to your dinner party.

Chocolate Malt Cake Recipe

Chocolate affogato

You only need three basic ingredients to make this indulgent affogato: hot espresso, dark chocolate and good-quality gelato.

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Chocolate ice cream in two glasses with coffee being poured on top

Chocolate molten cake

Is there anything more comforting than a melt-in-the-middle chocolate pudding? Timings are key here, to ensure the molten chocolate centre.

Chocolate molten cake with cream poured over on a plate

Salted caramel chocolate tart

Make this dark chocolate and salted caramel tart for your next dinner party. Serve with a dollop of crème fraîche and a generous sprinkle of crumbled honeycomb on top for an elegant dessert that’s sure to impress.

A slice of rice chocolate tart with crumbled honeycomb on top

Chocolate fondue

A simple sweet platter that can be thrown together in minutes and brings everyone together. Serve with flutes of fizz for a decadent end to a dinner party.

Melted chocolate in the middle of a sharing plate with marshmallows, biscuits, fruit etc

Chocolate biscuit cake

Achieve chocolaty biscuit heaven with this no-bake cake. It’s speedy, too, with only 15 minutes of prep required.

Chocolate biscuit cake on a board with a slice cut off

Chocolate soufflé

These pots of light, fluffy and chocolaty soufflés make a luxurious way to round off to your dinner.

Four white ramekins filled with chocolate souffles, set on a wooden board

No-bake chocolate cheesecake

Deliciously balanced and incredibly more-ish, try these chocolate cheesecake bars for a pick-me-up afternoon treat that doesn’t need baking in an oven.

A chocolate cheesecake bar on a small plate

Double chocolate and passion fruit tart

This double chocolate and passionfruit tart is deceptively easy to make thanks to a few ready-made ingredients.

Double chocolate and passion fruit tart topped with edible gold

Chocolate meringue brownies

This super gooey meringue brownie mash-up is arguably the ultimate dessert to treat chocolate lovers.

Chocolate Brownies Recipe with Meringue

Chocolate torte

Treat chocolate fans to this decadent dessert, made moreish by its hazelnut and biscuit base.

A man in an apron grating chocolate onto a chocolate torte

Warm molten chocolate and salted caramel tarts

Pair molten chocolate tarts with vanilla ice cream to make a stand-out chocolate dessert.

A chocolate tart on a white plate with a marble background

Chocolate sponge with hot chocolate sauce

This comforting sponge recipe with a warming hot chocolate sauce is an easy chocolate dessert that the whole family will enjoy.

Easy Chocolate Sponge Recipe

Malteser marble cake

A chocolate dessert with serious wow-factor, serve this table-ready marble cake with tea and enjoy the compliments.

Malteser Cake Recipe

Pain au choc bread and butter pudding

This bread and butter pudding with a seriously chocolate hit will become a family favourite in no time.

Pain au chocolates baked in a bread and butter-style pudding with chocolate custard

Affogato chocolate mousse

We think chocolate and coffee is a match made in heaven, and these affogato chocolate mousse puds make for a winning dessert to serve to friends at a dinner party.

Chocolate Mousse Recipe with Affogato

Malted milk chocolate traybake

If you like chocolate-covered malted milk biscuits, you'll love this cake. A mixture of Horlicks powder and Maltesers creates the classic flavour.

Malted milk chocolate traybake with a slice taken out

Self-saucing chocolate pudding

This dark and gooey self-saucing pudding is the perfect chocolate dessert for guests with a real sweet tooth.

Chocolate Self Saucing Pudding Recipe

Chocolate concrete

Crunchy and crumbly, this chocolate treat is somewhere between a cake and a biscuit – serve with a hot cup of tea and some custard.

Squares of chocolate concrete cake on a pink background

Set chocolate mousse

Make these rich chocolate orange mousses for you and chocolate lovers – they come finished with caramelised orange segments, too.

A white ramekin filled with chocolate mousse with orange segments on top

S’mores chocolate and salted caramel pots

If you're hosting a dinner party and looking for an indulgent chocolate dessert ready in a flash, try these more-ish s’mores chocolate and salted caramel pots.

Three chocolate pots topped with marshmallows

Black bottom pie

This pie’s rich, dark cocoa base, chocolate custard, rum mousse and cloud of whipped cream screams pure indulgence, and makes for an elegant chocolate dessert.

Black Bottom Pie

Frozen chocolate and hazelnut cheesecake

Make a frozen no-bake Nutella cheesecake, paired with classic bourbon biscuits and crunchy roasted hazelnuts, for a smooth and chocolatey dessert to present at your next dinner party.

No Bake Nutella Cheesecake

Chocolate tart with salty caramelised walnuts

Sweet and salty walnuts elevate this rich, dense chocolate tart to another level, perfect for any dinner party dessert.

Slices of chocolate tart topped with caramelised walnuts

Vegan chocolate mousse

Silken tofu is the secret weapon in this genius chocolate mousse recipe, a 100% vegan dessert to serve to friends and family.

Vegan chocolate mousse

Chocolate Lindor fondants

Easy to make but really impressive, try these deeply chocolatey fondant puds with Lindt balls buried in the centre for a show-off chocolate dessert.

Chocolate steamed pudding, covered in chocolate sauce

Mississippi mud pie

This ice cream version of the decadent American chocolate dessert features crunchy hazelnuts and is topped with a rich fudge sauce. It serves up to eight, making it a brilliant option for a dinner party.

Mississippi Mud Pie Recipe

Chocolate soufflé with hot chocolate sauce

This is an easy-to-follow chocolate soufflé recipe with light, fluffy and super chocolatey results.

chocolate souffle

Nutella truffles

Level up truffles with these bite-size Nutella treats, containing a crunchy caramelised hazelnut in the centre.

Nutella Truffles

Vegan chocolate cheesecake

Enjoy a slice of heaven thanks to this fudgy, wickedly rich chocolate cheesecake which just happens to be vegan.

Easy Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

Chocolate stout cake

We love a stout and chocolate combination, and this recipe from Hicce Hart takes its further by drizzling a stout caramel sauce on top.

Two slices of iced chocolate stout cake with chocolate syrup on a plate

Chocolate martini

Gin, dark chocolate, chocolate liqueur plus ice is all you need to make this luxurious dessert cocktail recipe, perfect as a round at a dinner party.

Chocolate martini in a glass with a cocktail shaker at the side


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