'Chocolate' on Serious Eats

A Cookie a Day: The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

It was a little over a year ago today that I finished a quest that I started when I ate my first Chips Ahoy! as a little kid. OK, "finished" is a strong word. Like The Lord of the Rings, this was one of those quests that honestly feels like it never ends, but at least I made it to the first climax. After months of tweaking, testing, and gorging myself on butter, sugar, and chocolate, I'd arrived at the closest I'd ever come to the platonic ideal of a chocolate cookie. More

The Rise of Awesome Milk Chocolate

Somewhere along the way, our culture dismissed milk chocolate as kid's stuff, relegated to cheap bunny rabbits, s'mores, and wildly sweet confections, while we reserved dark chocolate for more refined palates. But today, serious chocolate makers are making milk chocolate well worth paying attention to. More

Make S'mores In Your Waffle Iron With Halloween Candy

Can you turn leftover Halloween candy into something that you might serve at the table as dessert? Yes, and this recipe for Halloween S'moreffles (s'mores waffles) is the proof. Based on the idea of s'mores, we start by making waffles designed to taste like graham crackers. Then, instead of filling them with chocolate and marshmallow, we fill it with chopped Halloween candy for similar effect. More

Chocolate Chocolate Teacake From 'Huckleberry'

A name so nice, they said it twice. In this recipe from the new Huckleberry cookbook, author Zoe Nathan layers melted and chopped dark chocolate over a foundation of cocoa powder and strong coffee to make a dark, densely delicious teatime cake. Of course, teatime can be extended to mean anytime, which is lucky for you. More

Ideas in Food vs. The Snickers Bar (or How to Make the Ultimate Snickers Pie)

This ice cream pie takes all of the flavors of a Snickers bar and turns them into a chewy, creamy, peanut-y delight. A crisp, chocolate pie-crust base topped with a layer of chewy bittersweet chocolate caramel sauce, followed by a caramelized condensed milk ice cream studded with white chocolate and peanut-butter frozen streusel. Finally, a second layer of fudgy caramel sauce on top and a sprinkling of salted peanuts. Now this is what we call a dessert that really satisfies. More

The Ultimate Snickers Pie

This ice cream pie takes all of the flavors of our favorite Snickers bar and turns them into a chewy, creamy, peanut-y delight. A crisp, chocolate pie crust base stopped with a layer of chewy bittersweet chocolate caramel sauce, followed by a caramelized condensed milk ice cream studded with white chocolate and peanut butter frozen streusel. Finally, a second layer of fudgy caramel sauce on top and a sprinkling of salted peanuts. Now this is what we call a dessert that really satisfies. More

Simplify Dessert With This Easy Gluten-Free Chocolate Bundt Cake

Beautiful cakes often require a big investment in time and effort. Thankfully, there's an alternative for those occasions when you want a pretty cake but don't have the time to make one: a bundt cake. The method for this cake couldn't be any easier—you dump all the ingredients into one bowl, whisk, bake, and you're done. A short while later a rich, moist chocolate cake emerges from the oven. More

Easy Gluten-Free Chocolate Bundt Cake

This chocolate bundt cake follows the inelegantly named "dump cake" method. You dump all the ingredients into one bowl, whisk, and you're done. Be sure to whisk the dry ingredients together before adding the coffee, oil, and eggs. This prevents clumping of the xanthan gum and tapioca starch. An optional chocolate or confectionary glaze finishes it off. More

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