Creamy, crunchy, milk, dark—these inventive twists on classic cocoa favorites have it all.
Even the crust is chocolate, thanks to two tablespoons of cocoa powder added to the dough. Serve with tangy fruit, such as
raspberries and blackberries, for a tropical twist.
Recipe: Waialua Chocolate Tart with Sable Crust
This mousselike dessert and benne seed cookies are an indulgent twist on milk and cookies. Tip: Instant espresso powder blends
best but fine-ground instant coffee works too.
Recipe: Chocolate-Espresso Pots de Crème with Benne Seed Coins
Believe it or not, this cake has only 1½ tablespoons of flour. Not a fan of bourbon? The recipe is still a winner without
Recipes: Chocolate-Bourbon Cake
A semisweet chocolate drizzle gives these gooey-on-the-inside, crisp-on-the-outside sweets a professional look.
Recipe: Oregon Chocolate-Cherry Cookies
A triple dose of liquors—coffee liqueur, crème de cocoa, and brandy—creates a smooth, adults-only hot cocoa that’s ideal for
a chilly day.
Recipe: Christmas Eve Hot Chocolate
Earl Grey tea infuses a traditional pound cake with unexpected floral flavor.
Recipe: Chocolate Earl Grey Pound Cake
This easy, make-ahead dessert sounds fancy but employs basic pantry staples.
Recipe: Chocolate Truffle Loaf with Raspberry Sauce
A few extra ingredients, such as buttermilk and sweetened condensed milk, take a standard cake mix to a whole new level.
Recipe: Tres Leches Boston Cream Cake
Infuse homemade brownies with bits of dried cranberries and pistachios for a flavorful texture twist. If you’re craving a
Northwestern spin, sub in dried cherries and hazelnuts.
Recipe: Cranberry-and-Pistachio Brownie Bites
A crisp cookie garnish makes this indulgence even more elegant. Cover and chill the mousse without the garnish until ready
Recipe: Mousse au Chocolat