Top Best 11 Chocolate Desserts You Must Try

I know I’ve told you this so many times before, but I want to say it again: I love chocolate. It’s like a sweet symphony playing on my taste buds every time I take a bite. I’ve practically experimented with this divine ingredient to create all sorts of desserts.

From chocolate molten lava cakes to chocolate fudge cakes to velvety chocolate mousse to chocolate trifle desserts or chocolate souffle, I love them all. There’s just something about the versatility of chocolate that makes it the hero of every dessert.

If you’re a chocolate lover like me, here are 10 chocolate desserts that should be on your must-try list. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you later!

Mexican Chili Chocolate truffle

The first chocolate dessert on my list is Chocolate truffle. These little balls of joy are like tiny drops of heaven in your mouth. It’s like a sweet surprise party for your taste buds. They’re like the rockstars of the chocolate world—small, but packing a serious flavor punch.

Homemade chocolate truffles
Healthy choco truffles are flourless chocolate desserts.

There are many variations of this chocolate dessert! From the traditional cocoa dusting to the more adventurous coconut or nutty coatings, truffles know how to dress up for any occasion.

I like to kick things up a bit, so I added a spicy flavor to these truffles. The rich, smooth chocolate gets a little caliente surprise that just dances on your taste buds. It’s like the perfect blend of sweetness and heat, and trust me, it’s a flavor fiesta you won’t want to miss. So, if you want to spice it up, you can try my Mexican chili chocolate truffle recipe.

Mini Strawberry and Chocolate Cheesecake

The next chocolate dessert is Mini Strawberry and Chocolate Cheesecakes. This cake brings the best of both worlds to your taste buds.

Half of these little delights are doing the tango with fresh, juicy strawberries, while the other half is in a passionate embrace with decadent chocolate. The chocolate cake with strawberry is like a dessert duet that hits all the right notes. The strawberries bring a burst of freshness, doing a little salsa with the smooth cheesecake, while the chocolate adds a layer of indulgence.

The chocolate isn’t overpowering; it’s more like a backstage magician, enhancing the overall experience without stealing the spotlight from the juicy strawberries and the smooth cheesecake. If you like these little chocolate cheesecakes, here is how to make my chocolate dessert.

Chocolate bar

Chocolate bars are one of the most popular chocolate desserts and snacks all over the world. Who can resist the allure of that cocoa-packed delight?

The way it melts on your tongue, playing a sweet symphony that makes your taste buds do the happy dance. It’s not just a snack; it’s a mood lifter. Whether you’re a dark chocolate devotee or a milk chocolate maven, there’s a chocolate bar out there for you.

This chocolate dessert/snack is also quite easy to make. You don’t even need to bake it. It’s a no-baked chocolate dessert. All you need are ingredients, put them in a pan, and then chill them in the fridge. If you like those easy chocolate slabs, here’s my recipe.

Dark and Spicy Chocolate Pots de Crème

Chocolate Pots de Crème is a chocolate dessert jackpot. I’m talking about a smooth, velvety texture that’s basically a chocolate lover’s paradise. You dig your spoon in, and it’s not just eating; it’s like a cocoa-infused journey.

Chocolate pudding - A type of best chocolate dessert

The richness hits you square in the taste buds, and suddenly, you’re in a whole new dessert dimension. Trust me, if chocolate had a fan club, Pots de Crème would be a star.

For my Chocolate Pots de Crème recipe, I want it to be dark and spicy as Mexican style, so I added gingers and chilies. All those things blend together perfectly. You may like this version of mine.

Hazelnut and Chocolate Meringue Kisses

Chocolate Meringue Kisses are like the rockstars of the chocolate dessert world—crispy on the outside, gooey on the inside. They’re the rebels of the cookie jar, breaking all the rules of traditional treats.

These fancy kisses are one of the most famous chocolate desserts of the French.

Whip up some egg whites, sprinkle in sugar, with little technique, and then boom! You’ve got these little nuggets of joy that practically melt in your mouth. They’re the kind of sweet you can’t just have one of; it’s like trying to eat just one potato chip. So simple, yet so addictive. For my Chocolate Meringue Kisses recipe, I combine it with hazelnut to make it more crispy.

Berry Chocolate Cake

Are you ready to get into the divine fusion of rich, velvety chocolate and the vibrant burst of succulent berries with Berry Chocolate Cake?

This decadent gluten-free chocolate cake is a symphony of flavors, where the luscious sweetness of ripe berries harmonizes perfectly with the deep, indulgent notes of premium chocolate. With each bite, you will have a journey through layers of velvety chocolate, interspersed with bursts of fruity freshness from the berries (strawberry, raspberry).

Chocolate raspberry cake recipe
Easy berry chocolate cake for summer days

Whether you’re a chocolate connoisseur or a berry enthusiast, this cake promises to be a symposium of taste that will leave you craving for more. If you want a treat for the taste buds and a feast for the eyes, don’t miss this cake.

Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

Speaking of chocolate desserts, you cannot miss chocolate chips. I’m a fan of them. However, these treats will be even better when combined with peanut butter. I’m talking about Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies.

Healthy chocolate oatmeal dessert

The crunch from the peanut butter and the gooeyness of the chocolate chips—it’s a match made in dessert heaven. Each bite is a delightful dance of flavors and textures. It’s the kind of cookie that makes you crave another and then another. Whether you like them with a glass of cold milk or a scoop of vanilla ice cream, peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are a crowd-pleaser.

The best part is that its recipe is often straightforward, allowing even the most amateur bakers to whip up a batch of these delectable delights. So, what are you waiting for? Here is my Peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe.

Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie Bites

Let’s step into a world of chocolate desserts with my Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie Bites—a symphony of decadence in every bite. You’ll sink into a perfect fusion of rich, fudgy brownie and velvety cheesecake, a divine collision that creates an explosion of flavors.

Each bite-sized morsel is a layered masterpiece of chocolate and cheesecake. It’s a textural dance, a harmony of chewy and creamy.

But it’s not just about taste; these bites are a visual delight. Adorned with a mesmerizing swirl of chocolate and cheesecake, they beckon with irresistible charm. Whether you’re a devoted chocolate lover or a cheesecake aficionado, these homemade brownies offer the best of both worlds in one bite.

Chocolate cornflake cake

If you want something new with chocolate desserts, let’s try the all-time classic Chocolate Cornflake Cake. It’s a symphony of crunchy cornflakes enveloped in a rich, velvety cloak of chocolatey goodness.

Love note chocolate cornflake cakes
Healthy chocolate cornflake cookies recipe

Each bite you have is a harmonious dance between the crispiness of cornflakes and the smooth, comforting embrace of chocolate. It’s a dessert that takes you back to childhood.

No need to elaborate on recipes, you just need to enjoy the uncomplicated pleasure of this chocolate dessert with my Chocolate Cornflake Cake recipe.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Dump Cake

Inspired by the childhood favorite – peanut butter cup – this chocolate peanut butter dessert is a cake you cannot miss.

Its name might not sound very glamorous, but the magic is in its simplicity. You just need to dump the ingredients into a baking dish and let the oven do the rest. No intricate mixing, no complicated steps, just a blissful union of chocolate and peanut butter goodness.

Easy and simple recipe for chocolate desserts

As the chocolate peanut butter dump cake bakes, the cake mix transforms into a moist and gooey chocolate layer, while the peanut butter becomes a velvety ribbon of decadence running through it. That’s how you get a dessert that satisfies both the chocolate and peanut butter cravings in one heavenly bite.

Chocolate Banoffee Pie

Last but not least, Chocolate Banoffee Pie for the Thanksgiving. It’s a symphony of sensations, starting with a crumbly crust that cradles a rich, velvety chocolate filling. But here’s where it gets interesting—layer upon layer of heavenly dulce de leche, mingling with slices of perfectly ripe bananas.

Close your eyes, take a bite, and let the medley of textures and tastes transport you to a realm of dessert a sensory adventure.

The chocolate cake recipe with cocoa powder and dark chocolate

In the world of chocolate desserts, every bite is a journey into pure bliss. From truffles to lava cakes, these delights aren’t just sweets—they’re moments of indulgence. Each dessert, be it a classic chocolate chip pudding cookie or a cheesecake chocolate brownie, weaves a tale of flavor and texture. So what is your favorite recipe? Let us know by the comment below!

Johanna Cleveland
About the author

Hi, I'm Kate, the creator of Happy Baking Days. I'm a food lover, recipe creator, and kitchen explorer. I have amateur baking knowledge gained from years spent in the kitchen with my grandma and mum, where I graduated slowly from dusting work surfaces with flour and licking the spatula to the finer arts of pastry and meringue. Now in my own kitchen, I put all those years of training into practice, experimenting with recipes and ingredients from around the world. Join me as I share my culinary journey and favorite recipes that make cooking a delightful experience.

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