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Chocolate Recipes: 8 of the best desserts for cocoa fanatics

10:31 01 October 2015

Chocolate Recipes: 8 of the best desserts for cocoa fanatics

Chocolate Recipes: 8 of the best desserts for cocoa fanatics

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It wouldn’t be a surprise if the nation saw a surge in chocolate sales today as it is National Chocolate Day and we certainly feel very hungry for something sweet. Here’s a collection of chocolate dessert recipes to help you get your cocoa fix.

Chocolate Fondant by Blacksmith’s LoftChocolate Fondant by Blacksmith’s Loft

Chocolate Fondant by Blacksmith’s Loft

Are you looking for the perfect sweet treat for entertaining guests after dinner? Try your hand at making these gooey-in-the-middle chocolate fondants.

Sophie Mitchell’s Gluten Free Chocolate CakeSophie Mitchell’s Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Sophie Mitchell’s Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

If you are wheat intolerant, here’s a delicious recipe for a gluten free chocolate cake. We recommend piling on strawberries, raspberries and a few mint leaves for a yummy finish.

Hot Chocolate Tart with Lemon Curd Ice Cream and Salted Caramel PopcornHot Chocolate Tart with Lemon Curd Ice Cream and Salted Caramel Popcorn

Hot Chocolate Tart with Lemon Curd Ice Cream and Salted Caramel Popcorn

For a tasty twist on the traditional chocolate tart, try this fantastic recipe. Add a sprinkle of chocolate crumble, a scoop of lemon curd ice cream and top with salted caramel popcorn for an impeccable finish.

Sweet Eve Strawberry and White Chocolate MuffinsSweet Eve Strawberry and White Chocolate Muffins

Sweet Eve Strawberry and White Chocolate Muffins

These white chocolate muffins are foolproof snacks for sharing with colleagues in the office, but if you decide to polish them off to yourself, who are we to judge?

Chocolate Orange Truffle CakeChocolate Orange Truffle Cake

Chocolate Orange Truffle Cake

If you fancy a citric twist to your average chocolate cake, this recipe is certainly ideal. Finish the cake with decorative, roasted orange pieces for the perfect presentation.

Viva Strawberry and Chocolate Ganache RouladeViva Strawberry and Chocolate Ganache Roulade

Viva Strawberry and Chocolate Ganache Roulade

This delicious and ever so slightly decadent Strawberry and Chocolate Ganache Roulade, is perfect for those stolen moments of self-indulgence, or for pleasing a room full of salivating guests.

Chocolate and Beetroot CakeChocolate and Beetroot Cake

Chocolate and Beetroot Cake

If you’re planning a romantic dinner at home, indulge in this delicious homemade dessert to impress your loved one. You can thank us later…

Mary Berry’s Wicked Chocolate MousseMary Berry’s Wicked Chocolate Mousse

Mary Berry’s Wicked Chocolate Mousse

A no frills plain and simple chocolate mousse. We think it’s the perfect pud to serve if you have guests of all ages coming for lunch.

Chocolate and Coconut CupcakesChocolate and Coconut Cupcakes

Chocolate and Coconut Cupcakes

These are sure to be a crowd pleaser, moist chocolate sponge topped with a coconut & chocolate fudge frosting - go on, indulge!

P.S. Here at Cotswold Life we love reading your recipes. If you have a chocolate recipe you think deserves to be known, you can add it to our online recipe collection here.

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