Hey, chocoholics! We've got the ultimate chocolate cake recipes you'll want to make again and again. Some are topped with ganache, others feature a creamy chocolate center while others will seduce you with their chocolatey crunch. So it's time to roll up your sleeves, get the oven going and dedicate an afternoon to making fabulous chocolate cake recipes that are so good you'll find it hard to share. Here's what to make:
1. GLUTEN-FREE FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE
Ground almonds and dark chocolate come together in this decadent cake recipe. A drizzle of melted dark chocolate is the ultimate garnish although you could add a dollop of whipped cream if you'd like.
2. CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE WITH A CRUMBLE CRUST
Cheesecakes are at the top of our list when it comes to dessert. This chocolatey version will have you craving seconds thanks to a buttery crunchy chocolate topping. It'd be lovely served with fresh berries.
3. HOT CHOCOLATE GALETTES
This outstanding recipe from Los Angeles chef Ludo Lefebvre features mini chocolate cakes with a gooey chocolate filling that pours out into the plate forming a puddle of joy.
4. CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH CHERRIES
Any chocoholic knows that chocolate and cherries are a powerful duo. They don't disappoint in this scrumptious chocolate cake recipe made with three types of chocolate, kirsch and buttermilk.
5. CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES WITH MERINGUE5
If you love cupcakes, you'll fall head over heels for these seductive chocolate-hazelnut cupcakes topped with ganache and meringue. It's a heavenly combination you'll soon find addictive.
6. BLACK FOREST CUPCAKES
These yummy cupcakes are an explosion of flavor. You won't resist their moist interior, creamy topping and the sweetness of the cherries soaked in kirsch.
7. MORTAL DELIGHT
This melt-in-your mouth chocolate cake recipe gets a boost of flavor from Cointreau. It is served with a homemade custard sauce which takes it to the next level of deliciousness.
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