PART OF Valentine's Day

36 Death-by-Chocolate Recipes

Crazy for chocolate? Then don't miss these 30 outrageous recipes. From fudge truffles to brownie trifle, these decadent desserts will give you the fix you're after.

Perfect Dipping Chocolate

"This was so easy and fast and tasted really good. I made this because I ran out of the store bought dipping 'almond bark' stuff and needed more immediately. This worked great, and we had leftover. So I reheated it and drizzled it over ice cream the next day. It was like homemade magic shell—the kids LOVED it."

-Beth B.

Chocolate Lava Muffins

No ordinary muffins, these gooey chocolate miracles are so tasty they're almost otherworldly! Cook them in a muffin tin as directed or try individual ramekins for larger servings.

Roy's Famous Chocolate Soufflé

"Not enough words! So chocolate-y. I never knew how easy a soufflé could be and this was great and simple; really rich!"


Fudgy Fudge Pie

Five ingredients. Four steps. One ultimate chocolate dessert. Could it get any better? Top it with rich hot fudge and vanilla ice cream and find out for yourself!

Very Chocolate Cheesecake

"Don't look at this recipe unless you REALLY love chocolate!"


Chocolate-Espresso Biscotti

Upgrade your sweetheart's cup of Joe by pairing it with this chocolatey biscotti. Perfect for dunking and jolting with espresso, this early morning treat will keep your date going all day long.

Baked Hot Chocolate

What could be better than every chocolate-lovers favorite hot drink? A creamy dessert that is packed with hot chocolate flavor, but that can be devoured with a spoon.

Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

Sweet + salty = bliss! Regular chocolate chips transform into irresistible truffles thanks to everyday pantry ingredients like pretzels and peanut butter.

Better Than Sex Cake

"I've made this at least a dozen times over the past two years and have always received many compliments! This was known to me as the "Better than Sex" cake, and most people blushingly agree when they taste it that it lives up to its name!"


Chocolate-Fudge Brownies

It doesn't get much simpler — or more delicious! — than chocolate fudge brownies. To give these classic goodies extra flavor and texture, add in chopped nuts like walnuts or pecans.

Triple Chocolate Cake

Make the most of boxed cake mix with this simple recipe, which adds an indulgent touch with chocolate chips, chocolate pudding mix and sour cream.

Candy Sweetheart Pie

Turn an ordinary box of chocolates into a spectacular strawberry-and-chocolate pie that’s light, creamy and decadent.

Chocolate Macaroons

Melting chocolate is as tough as this delicious recipe gets. Simply melt it, mix the ingredients, roll and set them on a sheet for baking!

Six-Layer Chocolate Mousse Cake

"I have made this cake several times and it's great! I usually decorate it with fresh raspberries on top and they complement it wonderfully!"


Dark Chocolate Souffle

Show off for your sweetie with this creamy, dreamy souffle. Loaded with can't-resist dark chocolate, it's actually easier than you think.

Milk Chocolate-Frosted Layer Cake

Delicate and creamy, this frosting-packed creation gets its lightness from using cake flour instead of all-purpose flour.

Chocolate Dessert Crepes

This French-inspired dessert is as easy as it is elegant. For maximum chocolate flavor, be sure to refrigerate the batter for an hour before cooking.

Mini Molten Chocolate-Cherry Cakes

Cut into one of these gooey cakes and unleash a lava flow of chocolate. These cherry-filled dreams can be made ahead —— just keep them refrigerated until your indulgent love fest begins.

Chocolate Truffles in a Flash

The beauty of these decadent truffles is their versatility: You can use extract or liqueur for flavoring and sprinkles, ground nuts, cocoa or coconut as a topping.

Blackout Pudding

Taking pudding to the extreme, this decadent recipe calls for three types of chocolate, and creates a pool of creamy goodness under a blanket of whipped cream.

Chocolate Covered Raisin Cookies

Don't be fooled by the crunchy exterior — these cookies have a buttery, moist filling that envelopes a parade of chocolate covered raisins.

Oreo & Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

Double-stacked Oreos live in the center of these fudgey cupcakes. As the brownie batter bakes, the cookie center melts into a pool of creamy chocolate-goodness.

Mocha Cheesecake

Imagine your favorite fancy coffee drink reinvented as a cheesecake — that's exactly what you'll get when you make this silky mocha dessert!

Chocolate Mint Cookie Tarts

If you love Thin Mints, just wait until you try this mouthwatering half-cookie, half-tart confection.

Brownie Trifle

Wow any crowd with this jaw-dropping trifle, which layers chocolate brownies with pillowy whipped cream and sweet English toffee bits.

Chocolate Cherry Clusters

Have 10 minutes? Then you have enough time to prep these chocolatey no-bake clusters! If you don't like cherries, make them with dried cranberries, blueberries or even apricots.

Rich Fudge Ribbon Bundt Cake

Ooey, gooey and oh so decadent, this fudgy cake is for serious chocolate lovers only! To remove after baking, be sure it has cooled completely and then coax out the cake gently by tapping on the sides of the pan.

Chocolate Lava Cake

Crack open this ooey-gooey masterpiece and unleash a lava flow of chocolate.

Truly Amazing Creamy Hot Chocolate

Few things are as comforting as a rich cup of hot chocolate. Make this recipe the next time you need a pick-me-up on a cold winter day — and don't forget to add a dash of cinnamon!

Mexican Chocolate Streusel Cake

Looking for a new take on chocolate cake? Try this version, which uses Mexican chocolate. If you can't find it, create your own by adding 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and 1 drop of almond extract to 1 ounce of semisweet chocolate.

Chocolate Mousse Pie

Light as air, this chocolate mousse pie will satisfy your family's chocolate craving in mere moments. For the crust, use graham crackers or Oreo cookies.

Hot Fudge Oreo Gourmet Cheesecake

To ensure this cheesecake is as dreamy as can be, follow these two rules: Do not overbake it, and chill it as long as possible before serving, up to two days.

Flourless Chocolate Cake

For this gluten-free cake, dark chocolate is brought to new heights by mixing it with cinnamon, brandy and luxurious heavy cream.

Chocolate Sour Cream Banana Bread

Why eat banana bread when you can have chocolate banana bread instead? This delicious recipe is so easy even the kids can make it.

Mini Tiramisu Eclairs

Don't be fooled by the fancy name — you can make these eye-popping tiramisu eclairs in under 30 minutes. They're equally delicious served with or without seasonal fruit.

Triple Chocolate Meltdown

Good thing this molten lava cake is served in individual ramekins — it's so decadently delicious, you won't want to share!