And, on the seventh day, God created gianduia (zhahn-doo-yah), chocolate to which ground hazelnuts have been added. The world has been a more glorious place ever since.
This stunning Southern belle and its dozen tiers—yup, count ‘em, 12—is astonishingly easy peasy to make thanks to a savvy cake-baking tactic.
Chinese five-spice powder adds sass to this chocolate chiffon cake. Oh, and the lappable drizzle of chocolate certainly doesn’t hurt.
This caffeinated incarnation of a classic chocolate cake comprises cocoa-y layers and fudgy ganache that take their jolt from a cup of joe.
A soda fountain mainstay, this classic chocolate sauce ought to be kept on hand at all times for ice cream emergencies.
Who knew Katharine Hepburn was as agile at baking as she was acting? These brownies make us think she missed her true calling.
True to its name, this dense, brownie-like cake takes its allure from a full pound of chocolate. A hint of cocoa lends even more chocolatey complexity.
Ganache, nothing more than melted chocolate mixed with hot cream, is about as decadent as you can get. Use it as a glaze, filling, or frosting.
Ben & Jerry, we love you and we always will. But we can make our own Super Fudge Chunk now, riddled with chunks of all sorts of super fudge-y ingredients.
Shauna James Ahern, aka Gluten-Free Girl, divulges her decadent take on a childhood classic. You won’t miss the gluten. Trust us.
Simultaneously creamy and crispy and chewy, these flourless French indulgences make us swoon each and every time, without fail.
This riff on the much-ballyhooed blackout cake from Ebinger’s in Brooklyn, NY, has the same pudding-like filling, the same tender chocolate cake, and the same rich, rich, rich frosting.
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