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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 30

These bonbons are almost alarmingly easy. I was inspired by a picture I saw in The Australian Women’s Weekly, fell…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      Serves 6

My children love a chocolate chip cookie so gooey on the inside that I can’t really make the outside firm enough to let the…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 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 approx. 25 cookies

For those of you not yet familiar with the term procrastibaking, this is a prime example of the genre, and while I have certainly…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      Yield 14 slices

I have always avoided making chocolate tarts, not out of laziness (I love a bit of pastry-making, in the right mood), but because…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      Yield 10-12 slices

This cake. It confounds me. It delights me. I never ever thought I would be in raptures about the joyfulness of a – yes –…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes enough for 2 cups

Well, how could I resist? A friend gave me this gorgeously named concoction – hot chocolate with peppermint schnapps in it,…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 Betta_Laz      Makes 20 cookies (more or less)

I live in Italy and, since I was a kid, I've always seen this kind of biscuits, and I've always wanted to try them. Last year I found…Read on

Posted by guacandroll      Serves 10-12

While the salted chocolate tart Nigella made in episode 4 of Simply Nigella isn't vegan in the series, my Mum and I both thought it…Read on

Posted by IsabelaC      Serves 4

It is very good and fine.Read on

Posted by Coby      Serves 10-12

My children decided that two of their little toys were having birthdays. This is the recipe we went for, as one of the critters is…Read on

Posted by Priesty      Serves 2

These delectable treats are the perfect way to finish of a dinner party or movie night with friends. They are one of my all time favorite…Read on

Posted by Konstant Kraver      Serves 6

Sinful dark chocolate cookies , filled with lovely white chocolate buttons that just add a twinge of sweetness to these delightful…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 webmistress      Serves Cuts easily into 12 slices

This recipe comes from All Cakes Considered - many thanks to Melissa Gray and Chronicle Books for their kind permission to reproduce…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      Serves 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 Petronell      Serves 4 - 6

This is a great Pudding to impress your guest or family. It's quick, affordable and delicious.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 recipeking      Serves 1-8

For those who won't stand for anything other than chocolatey perfection- look no further.Read 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 sa.lav      Serves 10 - 12

The name: Chocolate Barley Cake is a little embarrassing because, don't cringe, I happen to use milo in this with impressive and scrumptious…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 Supergirl      Serves 8-12

I have always struggled with my chocolate cakes, they never come out right...until this one! and my oh my all my friends want 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 SeaSkyCakeKids      Makes around 20 cookies

Hazelnuts aren't a casual addition to these rich chocolate chip cookies - they are big and bossy and aromatic, lending texture to…Read on

Posted by Psappha      Serves 12

As far as I can tell, this recipe is not yet available on Nigella.com's recipe database; as it really is the original chocolate chip…Read on

Posted by Mariamm      Serves 6-8

Yummy vienesse biscuits dipped in chocolateRead on

Posted by HarrietJPage      Serves 5

This is a wonderfully melty, gooey chocolate pudding which is a perfect winter warm up (but gets instantly devoured in the summertime…Read on

Posted by deez culinary      Yield 5-6

Maple syrup along with the sugar used in the recipe sweetens and flavors the custard base for the ice cream. Grade B Maple syrup is…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 Vishinka      Serves 6-8

This recipe makes a beautiful moist and dense banana cake with chocolate flavor. If you like bananas and chocolate, this recipe is…Read on

Posted by redheadev      Serves 12

These cookies only look like you spent all day baking, so quick and easy, and oh so delicious !!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 tvdinners      Serves 12 generous cup cakes

I like baking because I have a secret, simplifying, weapon. Like a long lost notebook of essential recipes for the New Zealand farm,…Read on

Posted by Mariavil      Serves 12

PS: The measurements are in millilitres, so when you measure up the dry ingredients just use a measuring jug the same way you use…Read on

Posted by otonabee      Serves 10-20

This is a recipe that I have been using for years! It has never failed me :)Read on

Posted by caris      Serves 36

Delicious melt-in-the mouth biscuits that are quick and easy to make.Read on

Posted by catarina m      Serves 56-112

I got this recipe from my sister-in-law 13 years ago. I have been making them ever since. I get constant requests for the recipe.…Read on

Posted by caris      Serves 6
Posted by toowoombagirl      Serves 12

I love these cookies. They're the best ones I've found so far in my search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie. Makes 36.Read on

Posted by toowoombagirl      Serves 6-8

Great cookies!!!!!!!!!!Read on

Posted by Lilo      Serves 8

A delicious and quiet surprising bread. It can be served as desert or even breakfast ;o) Enjoy ! Cheers LiloRead on

Posted by Kukka      Serves 6

This is one of the best chocolate cheesecakes I know. It's my boyfriend's speciality - one of the only things he likes to make. It…Read on

Posted by Kelly-Jane      Serves -

This came originally from "Simply Splendid Suppers" by John Tovey. I have changed the base a bit and don't bake it. It came out in…Read on

Posted by truffles      Serves -

The most chocolatey chocolate cake! My mum used to bake it for my birthdays,and im passing on the tradition by baking it for my 5…Read on

Posted by leiladukes      Serves 0

These cookies are a firm favourite in my family as they are richly decadent yet incredibly moreish. The texture is a gorgeous mix…Read on

Posted by mel_v      Serves 6-8

a local ledgedary school pudding where i grew up was 'chocolate concrete and pink cement' - basically a very hard crunchy chocolate…Read on

Posted by snowy      Serves -

This is a rich cake which can be eaten with a cuppa or as a dessert with some creme fraiche and/or raspberries. It's my mum's recipe,…Read on

Posted by missamelia      Serves 0

Simple chocolate chip cookies made with peanut butter - yumRead on

Posted by triage999      Serves 8

This would make a lovely summer BBQ pudding or a great centre piece at a dinner party!Read on

Posted by AnLi      Serves 6

This is the first chocolate cake I ever learned to bake and I've improved the recipe over the years by using vanilla extract instead…Read on

Posted by buurvrouw      Serves 4

This is a really simple and quick (and yummy) pudding from Sainsbury's Magazine (UK). It can be a bit wetter than your usual crumble…Read on

Posted by miss emmalou      Serves 12

Lovely, light, fresh little cakes with rich icing in contrast. They disappear in minutes whenever I've made them. These are nice even…Read on

Posted by gastrohoover      Serves 0

Like Nigella's Chocolate, Chilli, Cinammon Pudding in Feast, this is a dessert that comes with a ready-made sauce. But this is more…Read on

Posted by chocolate nemesis      Serves 8

Deliciously moist with dark chocolate chunks and spicy rum cream.Read on

Posted by jemkwall      Serves 10

Please don't let the title of this recipe put you off of trying this contemporary cake! The beetroot adds a wicked sweetness to an…Read on

Posted by Glitters      Serves 12

This is a really good teatime cake, and is perfect for a picnic. The banana sweetens it nicely and helps to keep it moist, so it stays…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 graça      Serves 50

Good cookies! Old fashion!Read on

Posted by Mary K      Serves 6-10

Really easy to make, little clouds of meringue, ideal for a partyRead on

Posted by jean47      Serves 8-12

This is a lovely light sponge and with the pears makes a lovely dessert if served with melted chocolate drizzled over,or with ice…Read on

Posted by martin3      Serves 8-10


Posted by Evie      Serves 10-20

Yummy, quick & easy cookies.Read on

Posted by Mishka      Serves 0

Yummy, double chocolate cookies. These are more like super fudgy brownies in cookie form.Read on

     Serves 6-8

These cookies are the most simple recipe ever.... brilliant results every time..... once you have made them you wont be able to stop!Read on

Posted by Crafty Cookie      Serves 1 trifle

My once a year birthday treat, as a none too big cake lover but a lover of chocolate (of all kinds) it is a comfort pudding of the…Read on

Posted by Jen@home      Serves 12 - 16

A cookie for Christmas time.Read on

Posted by Crafty Cookie      Serves 6-8

This was a favourite pudding of mine at school. A friends mother (who was a school cook) kindly gave me her schools recipe. Best eaten…Read on

Posted by Crafty Cookie      Serves 6-8

A delicious pudding that makes its own gooey fudgy sauce during cooking and the sponge rises up over the sauce. Occasionally I serve…Read on

Posted by westy      Serves 2

A quick and easy pud for kids parties,BBQs and grown ups with a very sweet tooth! aka me!! Enjoy:)Read on

Posted by Squishy      Serves 50

Yummy little cookies.Read on

Posted by Richie      Serves 0

This is a great pudding, and is easy to make too. you may wish to do double; its really tasty :) you can make this recipe a couple…Read on

Posted by nicki16      Serves 6

lovely vanilla cupcakes with a nutty twistRead on

Posted by peanutt7      Serves 1 cake

This sounds totally bizarre but makes a chocolate cake that is everything a chocolate cake should be. It was emailed to me - one of…Read on

Posted by Princesska      Serves 12

These a real favourite in my house, Crisp round the edges but they melt in the mouth. The dough will keep well, wrapped in cling film,…Read on

Posted by Peri      Serves 10

These moist cakelike brownies are named after a charming town in the San Francisco Bay area.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 sarafield      Serves 12

Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes These are very easy, very good & somehow light and dense at the same time; and I love their dark, glossy…Read on

Posted by harveymist      Serves 6-8

A lovely treat to end any dinner party. Very easy to make.Read on

Posted by tinks210      Serves 10-12

I like experimenting with cakes, and my kids adore these. They are great for parties too.Read on

Posted by LaurenMcC      Serves 4

Delicious chocolate sponge puddings with melting centre. Yum!Read on

Posted by Sevilleoranges      Serves 24

This was adapted from a Ghirardelli recipe. I cut the butter down by exactly half and stepped the sugar down a bit, all based on honest…Read on

Posted by Lindsey29      Serves 6

These Brownies are a delicious mix between two different desserts, Mud Cake and Brownies. The best of two worlds combined!Read on

Posted by Mandyfox      Serves 6

Everyone loves a chocolate pudding, and most of us love (nice) surprises - this deliciously combines both and is a dinner party show…Read on

Posted by ccharliee      Serves 12

I have a new love for baking cookies, not that I eat too many of them, it's just they make people happy and I love gifting them to…Read on

Posted by Emmarentia      Serves 12

Melt in the mouth heaven!!Read on

Posted by tootsievalentine      Serves 1

The origins of this recipe are not as exotic as they sound. Nonetheless, it tastes amazing! Last summer I became obsessed with 'Mayan…Read on

Posted by Supergirl      Serves 8-12

I have always struggled with my chocolate cakes, they never come out right...until this one! and my oh my all my friends want the…Read on

Posted by cstar_1      Serves 30

This is my family's favorite cookie recipe and perfect for when you have very little time or don't want to heat up the oven.Read on

Posted by apassionata      Serves 8 - 10 slices

This is one of my regular cakes, I make it about once a month. It's lovely and moist and great with a splash of cream.Read on

Posted by Kouliann      Serves 24

This recipe became an overnight success in my family. I remember making a batch every 2 days for a while, then doubling the mixture…Read on

Posted by Kiwifruit1      Serves 8

Rich moist chocolate cake that keeps well for several days.Read on

Posted by passionfruit      Serves -
Posted by stace1001      Serves 45

This is one of the nicest biscuit recipes for choc-chips cookies!!   Makes about 45 cookiesRead 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 Raha Lane      Serves 12

These can be wrapped as gifts to all loved ones on special occasions....Read on

     Serves Averages around 20.

Recipe originally came from a choc chip packet but I've tweaked it a bit (increased some quantities, reduced others) and found this…Read on

Posted by Ariel1986      Serves 8

Popular recipe here in Malta and really simple.Read on

Posted by ChocolateCookie      Serves This recipe makes a lot and it

This recipe has all my favorite things in it - chocolate, chocolate biscuits and cheesecake. A real indulgence.Read on

Posted by asamo      Serves 6 to 8 portions

This is a fantastic and easy pie to make.Read on

Posted by SamIAm      Serves 12 servings

Well, what can I say except that it IS the best ever chocolate pound cake! A no fuss chocolate cake made with cocoa powder that really…Read on

Posted by wannabchef      Serves 12

Who doesn't LOVE little bites of choc caramel bliss! This recipe is so easy and everyone will love it! Prep time: 30 mins Cooking…Read on

Posted by jajaespanol      Serves 36

I found a recipe on youtube for "Chewy Oatmeal Cookeis". I wanted to make some oatmeal cookies for my father from scratch because…Read on

Posted by jajaespanol      Serves 36

I found this recipe on YouTube, and it is so delicious!!!Read on

Posted by Dima_88      Serves 10

Trafeel Cake is my best Delicious chocolate cake ever i ate in my life...because it's not look like the traditional chocolate cake...no...no..…Read on

Posted by Margaret Gray      Serves 4

An adaptation of Nigella's fab Margarita Ice Cream. Orange ice cream With thanks to Nigella! Read on

Posted by kiyamay      Serves 40

Choc-chip cookies.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      Serves 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 HannaBerlin      Serves makes 25

The worthy blonde equivalent of the classic chocolate chip cookie. Always use good quality white chocolate containing real vanilla.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

Posted by AnamariaCook      15
Posted by AnamariaCook      12
Posted by kmumby      Serves Makes 3 good sized rolls
Posted by Paul John Kearins      Serves +/- 25 cookies

The explosion of darkness in your mouth, giving way to the chewy sweetness with occasional velvety encounters with chocolate pieces…Read on

Posted by blackpoppy      Serves 1

A delicious solitary treat.Read on

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

Posted by SavAged      Serves 6 to 8

This looks like a dreadful mistake until fully baked - my kids used to call it Cow-pat pudding! As it bakes, though, it separates…Read on

Posted by Lauren Johnson      Serves 4-6

It appears each restaurant in America offers a variant of this stunning cake made by expert chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Yet, his…Read on

Posted by RedComm1      Serves 6

This easy, dreamy chocolate avocado mousse is made with dark chocolate, mashed Peruvian Hass avocado, cream, whisked egg whites and…Read on

Posted by margaretha      Serves 4

This recipe came about because I didn't understand an American ingredient in a US recipe for Nutella ice cream. I think it is all…Read on

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