Chocolate Desserts

By: Taylor Engle

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Dessert

Ingredients:

  • 20 Oreo cookies, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 15-20 miniature peanut butter cups, chopped
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ingredients:

         Strawberries

         Chocolate of your choice

Black Russian Bundt Cake

Ingredients:

         1 box chocolate cake mix (I used a dark chocolate fudge flavor)
         1 small box (3.9 oz) instant chocolate pudding mix
         1 cup sour cream
         1 cup vegetable oil
         4 eggs
         ½ cup warm water
          1 cup chopped bittersweet chocolate

Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cups butter or margarine, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup milk

       

Chocolate Toffee Cupcake

Ingredients:

          2 cups all-purpose flour
          ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
          1 tbsp. espresso powder
          1 tsp. baking soda
          ½ tsp. salt
           2 cups sugar
           1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
           4 large eggs, at room temperature
           2 tsp. vanilla extract
           1 cup brewed coffee
           1 cup toffee bits

Brownies

Ingredients:

         

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, plus more for pan.
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped.
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar.
  • 4 large eggs.
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract.
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour.
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Chocolate Ganache

Ingredients:

         

  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch-process)
  • 1 teaspoon instant-espresso powder
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients:

         

  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour (not self- rising), sifted
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon red gel-paste food color
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar

       

Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients:

         

  • 5 oz / 150g butter, softened
  • 5 oz (150g) superfine (caster) sugar
  • 6 oz / 175g self-rising flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or essence
  • 2oz /50g chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1.7 oz / 50g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Icing or sprinkles at the end if desired

How to make a chocolate cake

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