Cure your chocolate craving with more than a bite from a supermarket bar of chocolate. Get creative with bitter dark chocolate, sample something savoury made with this delectable ingredient or create a cocktail to impress your guests. No matter what you whip up using chocolate, eating it is sure to leave a smile on your face.
We’ve all seen the gourmet dark chocolate bars with a heated hint of chillies. Mexican chocolate is smokey and rich and perfect for this Mole Chicken recipe from Crombies of Edinburgh. Mole Chicken is a delightful combination of smokey chipotle, tart orange juice and rich chocolate. Kick up your dinner party South American style and impress your guests with this easy to make, tantalising dish.
Now what would a blog about chocolate recipes be without some sort of amazing chocolate peanut butter pie? Feast your eyes on this tasty treat from Farm Flavor. With Krispy Kreme coming out with the new Reese’s peanut butter filled donuts why not make your own chocolate peanut butter treat at home. This recipe uses semi sweet chocolate, cream cheese and even coffee to fascinate the senses.
So going gaga over chocolate isn’t always good for the waistline. These Guilt Free Chocolate Truffles from May I Have That Recipe are the perfect snack for those watching their weight or whomever wants to indulge a little more than they normally would. Made with almond butter, semi sweet chocolate, unsweetened cocoa powder and greek yogurt it’s the perfect answer to a sweet craving!
Baby, it’s cold outside! Warm yourselves up with this mouth watering chocolate cocktail from Damn Delicious. This comforting hot toddy is perfect for these cold winter nights in Ol’ Blighty and can even be adjusted to be kid friendly by omitting the Kahlua. Top this creative concoction with marshmallows, salted caramel and melted chocolate drizzle for a tasty, creative presentation.
The creator of these delectable Dark Chocolate Oatmeal bars, Half Baked Harvest touts these goodies as healthy. Whilst I wouldn’t go so far to say they are healthy; I definitely would say they are addictive. Gooey dark chocolate and oatmeal bars cooked to perfection should be slightly chewy. They are perfect late night snack or really a snack for any time and any reason!
So why are we posting about chocolate? It isn’t National Chocolate Day or Month, and it isn’t chocolate season. Chocolate is so scrumptious it doesn’t need a season or a reason! Celebrate chocolate by cooking up some mouth watering meals for friends, family or co-workers. But beware, if you make it once they’ll want you to make them over and over again!
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