Dark Chocolate Recipes

Dark Chocolate Recipes

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Hello everyone, I'm Misya, or Flavia Imperatore, I'm 34, married to Ivano and Elisa's mother, I'm Neapolitan, a lover of travel, good food and excellent company.

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If you are interested in the recipe for this delicious dish entitled "Chocolate cake", below you will find the list of ingredients and an exhaustive description of the procedure for cooking this delicious recipe.

  • 250 g dark chocolate,
  • 100 g milk,
  • 100 g butter,
  • 100 g sugar,
  • 4 whole eggs,
  • 250 g flour,
  • half a sachet of baking powder,
  • salt
  • 250 g dark chocolate,
  • 250 g fresh cream

In a saucepan, put the coarsely chopped dark chocolate together with the milk, sugar and butter. Heat over low heat, stirring, until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. Remove from the heat and let it cool.

Add the quickly beaten whole eggs to the mixture and mix with a hand whisk. Then add the sifted flour together with the baking powder and a pinch of salt. Mix with a whisk until you get a homogeneous mixture without lumps.

Transfer to a greased and floured cake pan (22-24 cm) and bake at 170 & # 176, preheated and ventilated oven, for a maximum of 18-20 minutes.

Let cool and cut in half. You can fill it with apricot, blueberry or raspberry jam or do as Moroni does by blending dried apricots with orange juice with an immersion blender.

To finish, prepare a ganache. Put an equal amount of dark chocolate and cream in a saucepan. Over the heat, continuing to mix, melt everything until you get a fluid and shiny mixture. Then pour the ganache over the cake and let it set.

Video of the recipe Chocolate cake

If you want to see the video of Anna Moroni's Chocolate Cake recipe proposed in the new Italian cooking program Ricette all'Italiana broadcast on Rete 4, below you will find the link for viewing.

How to prepare: Chocolate donut

To make the chocolate donut, start by breaking up the dark chocolate and melt it in a bain-marie, making sure that the water never boils. Keep it aside. Alternatively, you can melt it in the microwave. Whip the eggs, kept at room temperature, together with the sugar and the seeds extracted from the vanilla bean. Use electric whips or the special whisk of the planetary mixer.

When you have obtained a light and fluffy mixture, add the oil slowly, followed by the warm melted chocolate, keeping the electric whips in action.

Now add the sifted flour, starch, baking powder and cocoa powder and mix on low speed just enough to mix. Then add the milk, also kept at room temperature, in several stages.

When all the ingredients are perfectly blended, transfer the mixture obtained into a 24 cm diameter donut mold, greased and floured. Bake in the oven, preheated to 175 °, for 55-60 minutes. At the end of cooking, check that the cake is ready with a toothpick that inserted into the cake must come out dry and clean. Remove the chocolate donut from the oven and let it cool completely before turning it out. Serve sprinkled to taste with a little icing sugar.

The best sweet recipes

Let's see some examples of best sweet recipes that we can prepare with this delicious food. Generally, in order for you to have a high quality product, you prefer to use a chocolate that has a minimum quantity of cocoa of 70%, upwards.

In any case, there are also many recipes that use chocolate in a lower percentage. To have dark chocolate, for & ograve, cocoa is generally considered from 70% onwards.

A classic recipe from which to start is represented by chocolate cake. Obviously, there are really many recipes regarding this preparation. Everyone knows, at least, a version of chocolate cake different from the others. Here is our version. It will take the following ingredients to make a perfect cake for eight people.


  • 150 of dark chocolate
  • 50 g of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 180 g of flour type 00
  • 180 g of sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 200 g of butter at room temperature
  • 8 g of baking powder for cakes
  • a pinch of fine salt.


  1. We chop the dark chocolate coarsely, then melt it with the help of the microwave or thanks to the bain-marie.
  2. We put the butter at room temperature in a bowl with sugar. We operate the blender and mix well, then add the eggs one at a time. We continue until a dense, but homogeneous mixture is obtained. We also add the warmed chocolate and beat again until the ingredients are all well mixed together.
  3. We combine a pinch of fine salt, flour, cocoa and baking powder, mixing well carefully.
  4. We line a pan of about 24 cm in diameter with a little parchment paper. We pour the dough and cook in the oven at about 180 ° C for 40-45 minutes. If the oven is ventilated, we can cook at 160 ° C for about 35 minutes.

Ingredients Dark chocolate mousse

  • 175 g of chocolate with 70% cocoa
  • 250 g of fresh liquid cream
  • 30 g of powdered sugar
  • 125 ml of milk.


  1. Let's start with the dark chocolate, finely chop it and put it in a bowl.
  2. Take the milk and put it in a saucepan over low heat, stirring and pouring the sugar a little at a time. We avoid the formation of lumps through the use of a whisk.
  3. Pour the mixture into a bowl with the chocolate and mix well.
  4. Meanwhile, with the whips electric, let's go and whip the whipped cream. Then add it to the chocolate mixture, mixing from the bottom up to avoid disassembling it.
  5. We put in the refrigerator covered with film for at least two hours. We fill a pastry bag with a star-shaped nozzle with the mixture and fill four glasses of about 100 g each.

Dark chocolate, especially from 70% upwards as bitterness, is a versatile ingredient that also happily meets meat. Just play on textures and spices and herbs, especially peppercorns, salt and rosemary. Are you launched? Combine, on the meat, dark chocolate and grated lemon zest.

The recipe we are talking about is called & # 8220Boar In Dolceforte& # 8221 and is lost in time. Wild boar meat is stewed together with many spices and aromatic herbs & # 8230 spices including cocoa, which was considered as such as soon as it arrived in Italy. The other ingredients are candied fruit, red wine, bay leaf, cinnamon, carrots.

How to fill the dark heart

1) Break up the chocolate dark and melt it in a bain-marie together with the rest butter and to fresh cream. Mix well to obtain a cream, then remove from heat and let it cool.

2) Next, pour the chocolate cream into the heart-shaped shell. Transfer the dark heart in fridge and let it solidify for at least 4 hours. Before serving, decorate it to taste with a few curls of chocolate or a sprinkling of icing sugar.



To prepare the Ricotta And Chocolate Cake first put the ricotta in a bowl together with the granulated sugar.

Soften it with a spatula up to make it creamy.

Add the eggs to the ricotta cream and mix the mixture of the chocolate and ricott cakea with a whisk.

When the eggs are well absorbed, add the flour 00 and the baking powder for cakes.

Always mix vigorously with a whisk in order to obtain a creamy mixture without lumps.

Chop the dark chocolate and add it to the cake dough without butter.

Stir the mixture again with a spatula and pour it into a pan previously greased and floured.

Bake the ricotta and dark chocolate cake in static oven at 180 ° for about 40 minutes.

Once cooked, let it cool completely before removing it from the mold.


You can use either the cow's milk ricotta that the sheep ricotta.

If you prefer, you can use the instead of dark chocolate milk chocolate.

If you need to prepare gluten-free ricotta and chocolate cake, you can use the rice flour or the special flour.

If, on the other hand, you need to prepare a lactose-free ricotta and chocolate cake, you can use the delactosed ricotta.

If you liked the recipe, do not miss other easy and delicious cakes such as the CHOCOLATE CAKE with pears and ricotta or TORTA DEL 2 WITH RICOTTA AND CHOCOLATE or even RICOTTA AND LEMON CAKE.

Chocolate Cookies Recipe

  • 180 gr of dark chocolate
  • 220 grams of flour '00
  • 60 ml of seed oil (or 60 ml of soft butter)
  • 150 grams of granulated sugar (+ a few tablespoons for the covering)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of yeast
  • 80 grams of chocolate chips or flakes (optional, if you want them with the drops)
  • About 200 grams of powdered sugar (optional, if you want them cracked on the surface)

First of all, melt the butter and chocolate in a double boiler, until the mixture is fluid and creamy.

Meanwhile, whisk the eggs with the icing sugar for 5 minutes.

finally, let the butter and chocolate mixture cool and add the starch or flour (sifted) mixing well to the mixture:

Then pour the chocolate mixture into the eggs and mix with a spatula, making slow movements, from bottom to top so as not to dismantle everything, until a creamy and homogeneous mixture is obtained

Finally pour into a baking tray lined with parchment paper

bake in a hot, static oven at 180 ° for 25 - 30 minutes. To the toothpick test it must be creamy. if you want a more compact cake, just leave it in the oven for 5 more minutes, it will be soft.

Leave to cool for 10 - 15 minutes in the pan. Then open the circle and let it cool for another 10 minutes outside the pan. Lifting it will crack the surface is normal! is its characteristic!

cut out the edges and transfer to a serving dish!

Yours is ready Dark Chocolate Cake! sprinkle with powdered sugar

Stuffed chocolate cake.

If you want to enrich your chocolate cake, you can do it! adding on the surface, once cold, of your choice: tufts of cream: or egg-free mascarpone cream (whipping 250 grams of mascarpone with 3 tablespoons of powdered sugar and finally incorporating 200 grams of perfectly whipped cream) or milk cream

on the cream base you can sprinkle with cocoa, add cherries or sour cherries in syrup, berries, strawberries, fresh fruit of your choice, pralines or chocolate flakes.

Keep the dark chocolate cake

Without filling, it can be kept out of the fridge at room temperature for up to 5 days! If stuffed, it should be put in the refrigerator, where it will keep for 3 days.

And finally for those who love the White chocolate here is an alternative recipe that involves using this type of chocolate in place of milk or dark chocolate. Here the recipe.

What is your favorite recipe to prepare i chocolate cookies?


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