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Best ever chocolate recipes for Valentine’s Day

by Elizabeth Young

published on 5 February 2015

Chocolate on Valentine’s Day is pretty much non-negotiable, in our opinion. But which chocolate recipes will be gracing your table this February 14th? To help you decide, we’ve gathered some of our all-time favourite chocolate recipes in one collection, from an elegant chocolate torte to a seductive cherry and chocolate mousse.

Baked Marscapone, Cherry and Walnut Brownies

Baked Mascarpone, Cherry and Walnut Brownies

Swirled through with creamy mascarpone and studded with cherries and walnuts, these brownies have an almost mousse-like texture. Rukmini recommends serving them warm from the oven and keeping leftovers to eat for breakfast the next day.

From the book

White Chocolate Cheesecake

White Chocolate Cheesecake

Nigella Lawson’s elegant, white chocolate cheesecake looks beautiful served just as it is, but you can add a little extra Valentine’s flair with a scattering of chopped pistachio nuts and juicy pomegranate seeds.

Vegan Chocolate Lava Cakes

by Holly Jade

Don’t forgo dessert just because you’re cooking for a vegan. These sumptuous, plant-based chocolate lava cakes are easy to make and even easier to eat.

Heart-shaped Chocolate Box Cake

Heart-shaped Chocolate Box Cake

by Molly Bakes

Not just a delicious chocolate cake, this bake is a gift in itself, with a heart-shaped chocolate casing and a topping of homemade truffles.

Mary Berry Chocolate Profiteroles

Mary Berry’s Chocolate Profiteroles

Impress your date with your Bake Off-worthy choux pastry skills. Thanks to Mary Berry’s straightforward instructions and expert tips, your chocolate profiteroles will be light, airy, and utterly addictive.


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