Chocolate Recipes You Can’t Say No To

It’s been more than 400 years since chocolate was introduced, and our lives are all the more better for it. Celebrate Chocolate Day in style and make chocolate the star with these delicious recipes!

By Aditi
07 Jul 2022

The history of chocolate goes back more than 2500 years ago to the Aztecs. They believed that chocolate was a gift from their god of wisdom, and who are we to question? Chocolate has undeniably become an integral part of various cuisines globally, and in very different ways too.


As many would argue, chocolate is one of humankind’s greatest culinary inventions. In honour of World Chocolate Day, here are some recipes that incorporate chocolate as the main ingredient. Make the most of this special day when you’ve got the right recipe that comes together in minutes, and is delicious enough to share with family and friends!


It’s Time For Some Fudge

Great for a pick-me-up snack and great when you want a luxurious chocolatey taste, fudge is the perfect choice for any type of day. It doesn’t take long to prepare, and you can enjoy it for a while after you’ve prepared a batch. This recipe by chef Kunal Kapoor incorporates caramel and chocolate, along with some almonds to give it the extra crunch.


Recipe For Chocolate Fudge.


While it comes together in minutes, you might have to wait a bit before tasting it. It’s great to give as a gift too, so make a big batch to share the love.


Make It Healthier

You might be trying to eat healthier, but are still in the mood for dessert when meal-time ends, and that’s perfectly fine! You don’t need to give up dessert just because you’re trying to stick to a healthier meal plan. Chef and curator of Tasty Food Tales and Table Scapes Natasha Mehta takes you through an easy chia seed pudding recipe that can satiate your cravings and give you tons of health benefits.


Recipe For Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding


Chia seeds are great for digestion with their high fibre content and contain many antioxidants to boost your overall health. Add in some berries for antioxidants and flavour, and the cacao nibs add the perfect chocolatey taste to finish it off.


Try Something Unique

Most of us have only seen chocolate as part of one category: desserts. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t make it a main dish too. Paranthas are a quintessential breakfast staple in most homes, and when you’re tired of having the same old breakfast, it’s time to try this sweeter version instead!


Recipe For Crispy Flatbread Stuffed With Chocolate


Enjoy the crispy flatbread stuffed with chocolate, and boost your mood instantly while eating it. It’s the perfect start to your day, and you won’t have to miss out on chocolate for breakfast either.


Your Next Cheat Meal

Whether you’re looking to plan your date night or just want to enjoy a luxurious chocolate dessert, chef Ranveer Brar doesn’t disappoint. His 20-minute eggless chocolate mousse is exactly what you need to end the day on a good note. Choose a dark chocolate of your choice to make it more to your taste.


 Recipe For Chocolate mousse


You could also top the mousse off with berries instead of using oranges as suggested. The toppings are completely up to you, so make it as fancy or as simple as you’d like.


Beat the Heat

It’s been pretty hot recently, and nothing can help you be more focused and energised than the right drink. This Iced Mocha Latte by chef Pankaj Bhadou is perfect when you’re looking for a filling drink that helps you beat the heat simultaneously.


Recipe For Iced Mocha Latte


The milk in the recipe not only makes you full but has plenty of protein and healthy fats. The caffeine makes you feel awake without feeling jittery. Enjoy this drink as a standalone or with some nuts alongside.


Satiate Your Cravings

You might want little bites throughout the day for energy without the feeling of too stuffed. When looking for easy to make recipes, these stuffed dates covered with chocolate are perfect. Dates are great for boosting blood circulation and have the perfect amount of sweetness.


Recipe For Peanut Butter And Chocolate Stuffed dates


Peanut butter has many healthy fats and is a good source of protein too. When you want to enjoy snacks without feeling guilt, this is what you ought to reach for!


If you’re looking for a bit more inspiration for your next recipe, here are some resources to check out:

Vegan Filter Coffee & Chia Seed Mousse

Ram Charan’s Birthday Cake

Ultimate Mulberry Salad

Refreshing Mango Spritzer






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