6 Irresistible Dark Chocolate-Based Desserts To Indulge In
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Dark chocolate is the essence of almost all rich chocolate-based desserts. Be it to give it a silky smooth texture or a bold flavour, adding dark chocolate can make any dessert extravagant. If you are looking for ideas to make the most indulgent desserts, you’re at the right place to explore options to satisfy your sweet tooth.

From as basic as dark chocolate brownies to truffles, you can explore many decadent desserts that you can make with ease and in no time. So, why don’t you get your apron and a chef’s hat to whip up some of the most mouth-drooling dark chocolate-based desserts for yourself, your kids, or even for a weekend party?

Dark Chocolate Brownies

Usually, brownies are made with milk chocolate, but dark chocolate offers a bold flavour with fewer calories. So, if you feel the regular brownies are a tad bit sweet for you, start making dark chocolate brownies. 

While the oven preheats, melt some butter and dark chocolate in a double boiler. Next, add powdered sugar and whisk in eggs. Stir well till you get a consistent mixture. Pour the batter into a greased baking tray and bake for about half an hour. Now, slice the brownies and enjoy the mouth-melting delicacies.

Dark Chocolate Fudge

Fudge is another silky chocolatey dessert that has a harder texture than a regular fondant, but it isn’t brittle like a chocolate bar. 

If you want to get your hands on this mouth-melting dessert, start by boiling milk with powdered sugar and butter. Next, add in dark chocolate and stir well till the chocolate is completely melted. Now, wait for some time till the mixture cools down and then refrigerate it. After about two hours, garnish the fudge with chocolate chips and gobble.

Dark Chocolate Truffles

Truffles are ball-sized drops of heaven that are made with rich dark chocolate ganache. 

To make these irresistible treats, boil heavy cream and add a bar of dark chocolate. Keep stirring till you get a smooth ganache. Next, refrigerate it for about two hours to let it set. Finally, scoop the ganache and make little balls with it. Roll them in cocoa powder, and the heavenly treats will be ready to serve.

Dark Chocolate Pudding

If you want a dessert that is rich and creamy but is also on a lighter end, dark chocolate pudding would be the right option for you. Pudding will also take less than half an hour of preparation time and won’t require baking! So, you can start by whisking milk, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch, and a pinch of salt in a boiler. Keep stirring till you get a consistent and thick mixture. Then, turn off the heat and mix in dark chocolate. Now, all you need to do is wait for about two hours till the pudding sets in the refrigerator, and then you can dive right in.

Dark Chocolate Mousse

Mousse is again a lighter dessert option, which is perfect for the times when you’re full from an elaborate dinner but still need something sweet to end the meal. All you need to do to make a dark chocolate mousse is to whip heavy cream and melted dark chocolate into it. Then, whisk in eggs and powdered sugar till you get a smooth mixture. Now, let it chill in the refrigerator for a few hours. Garnish with berries and chocolate sauce, and your decadent dessert is ready!

Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

To level up the regular chocolate cookies, add in your favourite dark chocolate and savour. 

To make the cookies with gooey chocolate, melt some butter and add powdered sugar, eggs, and vanilla essence. Stir well till you get a uniform mixture. In another bowl, mix the dry ingredients like all-purpose flour, baking soda, chocolate chips, and salt. Slowly mix the dry ingredients with the butter mixture you just prepared. Once the batter is ready, scoop out ball-shaped dough, bake for about fifteen minutes and enjoy the goodness of chocolate!