What's a romantic holiday without some gooey rich chocolate? These 10 decadent dishes will satisfy any sweet tooth.
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1. Chocolate Peanut Cheesecake
Ready in a mere 22 minutes, this pressure-cooked cheesecake is a decadent treat made rich with peanut butter, bittersweet chocolate, and cream. Making this smooth-as-silk cheesecake topped with toasted peanuts and crunchy crumbled chocolate wafer cookies is easier than pie.
Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Cheesecake
2. Cocoa-Gingerbread Brownies
With a few standard baking ingredients - flour, salt, semisweet chocolate morsels, baking soda, butter, and sugar - these luscious Cocoa-Gingerbread Brownies are whipped up and ready for dessert in no time. The fresh and powdered ginger add spicy but soothing warmth, while the rich chocolate satisfies the sweet tooth.
Recipe: Cocoa-Gingerbread Brownies
3. Chocolate-Caramel Bread Pudding
Melted caramel coats this chocolate-chip challah-bread pudding, served warm.
Recipe: Chocolate-Caramel Bread Pudding
4. "Hot" Chocolate Cake
This decadent cake pairs rich cocoa and bittersweet chocolate with a hint of spicy cayenne pepper - a warming choice for a winter snack.
Recipe: "Hot" Chocolate Cake
5. Chocolate Caramel Cream Pie
The cookie crust for this luscious cake only takes 10 minutes in the oven and the filling is no-bake. Use store-bought caramel sauce to save even more time.
Recipe: Chocolate Caramel Cream Pie
6. The Most Chocolate Pudding
Use high-quality chocolate with a cocoa content of at least 50 percent to take this decadent pudding to an even higher level. Serve with whipped cream and chocolate shavings or use as a terrific filling for a layer cake or a chocolate cream pie.
Recipe: The Most Chocolate Pudding
7. Hot Chocolate Meringue Cake
This delicious cake is heaven on the tongue and a snap to make.
Recipe: Hot Chocolate Meringue Cake
8. Homemade Chocolate Bark
Requiring just a few simple kitchen utensils, chocolate bark makes a wonderful gift. If you are interested in candy-making, we think you'll find our recipe is the perfect beginning. Customize the bark with your favorite dried fruits and nuts.
Recipe: Chocolate Bark
9. Chocolate Chunk and Cherry Cookies
When choosing chocolate to bake with, select bars teeming with cocoa butter and no added fats. Substitute dried figs, cranberries, or apricots in place of the cherries for a supersophisticated cookie.
Recipe: Chocolate Chunk and Cherry Cookies
10. Deep Dark Chocolate Cake
Swathed in a frosting of marshmallow cream and bittersweet chocolate, this dark chocolate layer cake promises to make any occasion a cause for celebration.
Recipe: Deep Dark Chocolate Cake
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