Recipes

chocolate

  • Dulce de Leche Brownies

    Dulce de Leche Brownies

    Calling all caramel and chocolate lovers out there!  This one is for you.   The Dulce de leche is not only inside the brownie-- it is swirled on top too. These can also be cut into bite-size pieces, stacked on a cake stand and added to a dessert buffet.  Perfect for a party.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 hour
    • Yield: 12 servings
  • Spicy Chile-Chocolate Cake

    Spicy Chile-Chocolate Cake

    This rich yet simple chocolate cake gets a little kick from a touch of smoked Spanish paprika and espelette. Espelette is a smoky chile powder from France. If you don't have any of this in your cabinet, an equal amount of cayenne pepper will work just fine. This was created by the pastry chef at E2 Emeril's Eatery in Charlotte, N.C.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 1/2 hours
    • Yield: 10 to 12 servings
  • Chocolate Mousse

    Chocolate Mousse

    Decadent and delicious and might just become your go-to dessert.  The recipe may seem complicated, but think of it this way.  You'll have four bowls for four components that you combine in the end.  Melted chocolate, sugar and yolks, meringue, and finally whipped cream.  Of course you'll want extra whipped cream for topping and plenty of shaved chocolate.

    • Total Time: 1 hour plus 2 hours and up to overnight for chilling
    • Yield: Enough mousse for one 9-inch 4-layer cake; serves 4 to 6 in dessert cups
  • New York Style Chocolate Cheesecake

    New York Style Chocolate Cheesecake

     Fans of Lagasse's Stadium will be familiar with New York-style Cheesecake. It is rich and decadent -- perfect for entertaining. What's more is that this version is chocolate, all the better to wow your guests. And an added bonus is that it can be made up to several days in advance.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 1/2 hours, plus chilling time
    • Yield: 12 to 16 servings
  • Piece Of The Pie Pecan Bars

    Piece Of The Pie Pecan Bars

    If you're a pecan pie lover, you're gonna flip for these pecan bars. But be forewarned: these are rich, so cut them into small squares. Wrap individually in plastic wrap for lunch box or picnic treats!

    • Yield: Sixteen 2 1/4-inch squares, serving 12 to 16
    Tags: kids, chocolate, party
  • Just Chillin' Chocolate Fridge Pie

    Just Chillin' Chocolate Fridge Pie

    A delicious, creamy, chocolate-lover's dream!

    • Yield: One 9-inch pie, serving 8 to 10
    Tags: kids, chocolate
  • Rich Chocolate Pecan Pie

    Rich Chocolate Pecan Pie

    This pecan pie will satisfy chocolate and caramel lovers everywhere.  It is decadent and perfect for your holiday gathering.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 hour
    • Yield: One 9-inch) pie
  • Hazelnutty Nuggets

    Hazelnutty Nuggets

    I bet you didn't know that your family's breakfast cereal can make one seriously chocolicious dessert! Make a big batch of this for parties or give as presents for the holidays.

    • Yield: About 12 cups of nuggets
    Tags: kids, chocolate, gift
  • Old Fashion Milk Chocolate Fudge

    This fudge is divine and makes perfect Christmas gifts. Be sure to save a stash for yourself.

    • Yield: 1 pound of fudge