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Chocolate Recipes

Everyone loves chocolate, and Nigella has so many chocolate recipes to satisfy your chocolate cravings from Old Fashion Chocolate Cake, to Chocolate Pudding and not to forget a variety of chocolate drinks, like Mexican Hot Chocolate and Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate.  Then there's also your all time favourite, Instant Chocolate Mousse.

Posted by Nigella      Makes 10-12 slices

This is a dinner-party stalwart from a couple of decades back, and I like it no less than I did when I first tasted it, made by my…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 10 generous slices

This cake is not named for the bypass you might feel you'd need after eating it, but in honour of the four choc-factors that comprise…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 12 croissants

First, let me say that if I can do this, you can. As I have never tried to hide, I have no patience and even less dexterity. But this…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 12 cupcakes

The jam I use for these is the morello cherry preserve from Sainsbury's special selection; if you're using a less elegant, and probably…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-10

There is something about a flourless chocolate cake that makes it so damn easy to eat. This is one of my fallback favourites for pudding…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 4

This is not the first of my Mexican hot chocolates, but I feel it will be my last. You can melt chunks of chocolate (as I have in…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 4 very lucky people

This is the ultimate ice cream sundae. Obviously, if you're not a peanut-eater, it won't be for you, but for everyone else it is the…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-10

You just cannot beat a pav in summer, and in particular this dark beauty. The crisp and chewy chocolate meringue base, rich in cocoa…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8

My inspiration here was a sweet - those chocolate limes I ate in my childhood. The base is rich and dark and perfectly counters the…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 6

I'm almost embarrassed by how easy these are.  It's true that you do need a processor, though you could just chop well and whisk…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes about 10 slices

This is the perfect cut-and-come again cake for any time of the year. It lasts for ages, but has the squidgy fabulousness of something…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-12

On days when I want the warmth of the hearth rather than the hurly burly of the city streets I stay in and read cookery books, and…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 10-16 as part of the feast

Christmas pudding isn’t for everyone and, even though I have faith in my pudding’s ability to convert, there’s no…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 6-8

This is a cross between Pears Belle Helene and Eve's Pudding, but the only important thing to remember is that this is easy, quick,…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 4

Buying the fondue set was my first mistake... Photo by James Merrell.Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8

Not only is this one of the easiest cakes to make, it happens - joyously - to be one of the most delicious. My household is totally…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 12 cookies

Along with chocolate, there is much comfort to be gleaned from reading cookbooks. This recipe combines two loves by being chocolatey…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 16 squares and enough sauce

However much people have eaten, there is always, I've noticed, room for a brownie. This is a different kind of a brownie, most definitely…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes about 8 slices

If you're going to get started, this is the cake you should begin with. Not just because it's simple - though it is - but because…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 4

We're talking pure, all-encompassing bliss. When you eat this cooled, it is like chocolate satin cream and almost shocking in its…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 6-8

There's no other way to put this: these are fruit kebabs. I know how this sounds, but that's not how they taste. These skewer-threaded…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 26 cookies

This is my version of after dinner mints: dispense with dessert and bring out a plate of minty breathed chocolate cookies with coffee…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 10-12

I can never throw away old, overripe bananas, and although I have many recipes for using them up, I enjoy coming up with new ways,…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes approx. 20 generous slices

I’ve encountered quite a few versions of chocolate salame in Italy – coming to the conclusion that it’s really an…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 12 muffins

I think of muffins as a treaty weekend breakfast, but these look so darkly elegant, especially in their matching dark-brown, tulip-skirted…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-10

So much in cooking, as in the rest of life I suppose, is about contrast, about balance. Here the acerbic fragrance of the passionfruit…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 64 pieces of rich fudge

I am willing to believe that a confectioner wouldn't call this proper fudge, but it tastes divine, and you won't need a sugar thermometer…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 10-12

Forget the name, this cake is heavenly. The crumb is tender, the filling and frosting luscious.  When I made it one friday, I…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 10-12

This is not for the faint-hearted. Unashamed indulgence, wallowingly so, is what this recipe is all about: think Reese's Peanut Butter…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 10-12 slices

This is another of my maternal grandmother's recipes. I've changed it a bit, not least substituting dark rum for her juice and zest…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 8-12 slices

Although I first came up with this recipe because I had someone coming for supper who - genuinely - couldn't eat wheat or dairy, it…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 6

These are the acceptable face of culinary cute: their intensity guarantees the triumph of chic over prettiness. And, what's more,…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 10-12 slices

In the past, I've been apologetic about adulterating your basic cheescake, but I've moved on. This is exceptional: exactly the right…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 4-6

When you haven't got time for overnight setting in the fridge or you don't want to use raw eggs, this mousse is perfect. In fact,…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 10

This is the sort of cake you'd want to eat the whole of when you'd been chucked. But even the sight of it, proud and tall and thickly…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes approx. 14

It seems strange that I’ve managed to write seven books without one plain chocolate chip cookie (by which I mean a plain cookie…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 16 brownies

I haven’t originated the pairing of bacon and chocolate; my introduction to it came via Vosges-Chocolat Mo’s Bacon Bar,…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-10

I confess: it was the title that lured me. Tell me you don’t feel the same. I came across this in a recipe by Elinor Klivans,…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 6-8

Let joy be unconfined.  This is one of the most irresistible puddings I think I have ever made, and I did it by no more than…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes about 12 slices

This cake is magnificent in its damp blackness. I can't say that you can absolutely taste the stout in it, but there is certainly…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 1

To make this hot chocolate you will need to have prepared my Salted Caramel Sauce.Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 16-24 portions

Most sugarcraft shops, and some supermarkets, sell sugar or crystallised flowers; mine, here, come from Jane Asher and, in the interests…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 6-8

I found this recipe for one of the world's easiest but most delicious desserts in a rather fabulous book, by chef and "culinary philosopher"…Read on

Posted by saumyamathur      Serves 4-5

This is an irresistible chocolate fudge which you will remember for years ahead!Read on

Posted by Martinus      Serves 8

So here it is: my first tart. And it's really delicious. Indeed, in comparison with other desserts may seem not the easiest to prepare,…Read on

Posted by Baking-Joy      8-10

Peanut butter + chocolate is amazing enough. But add those 2 ingredients to a simple banana cake and it becomes something else. If…Read on

Posted by emlomax      Serves 8

This is the first cheesecake i ever made. It's sensational. Creamy, heavenly and moreish. YUMRead on

Posted by Fiza Rashid      Makes 12

Nutella, everyone's favorite. Easy to make and most important, it simply tastes wonderful.Read on

Posted by sethyoung      18-20

At first I thought it strange that a brownie would contain beetroot but my apprehension was soon abated when I tried my first. The…Read on

Posted by *Jenny      Makes 40-50

These chocolate truffles with coconut are delicious. The recipe is easy to make, has only three ingredients, and can't go wrong.Read on

Posted by Gateaugastro      12 - 14

A delicious collision of two classic bakes; the chocolate brownie and millionaire’s shortbread. A firm chocolate brownie base…Read on

Posted by Mariamm      Serves 24

You will need 2 x 12-hole mini-muffin tins, well greased or lined with mini-muffin paper cases.Read on

Posted by kyanna      Serves 8

So easy to make. They are great to take on picnics and are yuuuuummmmyyy!Read on

Posted by megg      Serves 6

This is the best chocolate cake, France my boss makes its for every special moment. I think its more of an excuse to eat it and you…Read on

Posted by tatertot      Serves 12

So many gluten-free recipes have a grainy or gritty taste. This recipe doesn't call for any rice flour and has an excellent texture.Read on

Posted by SunshineMostly      10-15

As a Canadian, and from British Columbia no less, I feel it is my duty to share the Traditional Nanaimo Bar Recipe as well as 2 variations:…Read on

Posted by BakingBabe11      8-10

I found this recipe in an old cookbook of ours, full of amazing snacks and desserts. This is a family favourite and I've made it for…Read on

Posted by Melanie Townsend      6-9

This is not a recipe for the faint hearted. But if you have a sweettooth this is definitely for you.Read on

Posted by JaneMadden      6-8 people

Perfect for dessert after a traditional sunday roastRead on

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Posted by kmumby      Makes 3 good sized rolls
Posted by peterH      Serves 4

Hey. First time on this site, I love watching Nigella cooking on her show on TV. So, as a Belgian, why not combine some typical things…Read on

Posted by michaelmaxwell      Serves 1

One of the most delicious and amazing drink which will not only taste yummy but will also make you healthy. A virtuous, guilt-free…Read on

Posted by PeteC62      Makes 18-20

Based on the Sambuca kisses in "Nigellissima" but adapted to what I had in one Sunday morning when I fancied a more luxurious breakfast.Read on

Posted by SorchaCarville      Makes 12 - 14

We all have those friends who are gluten - free. They're either allergic, or, in my case, on a diet. But in those moments you get…Read on

Posted by ilovefoodverymuch      Serves 9-10

This dessert is perfect for having guests! It's creamy and chocolaty taste just makes you eat more, and with the little touch of coffee…Read on

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