It’s International Chocolate Cake Day. Yes, an entire day celebrating the glorious creation that is: chocolate cake. After hours of home schooling, locked up in the house together, what better time to give the kids (and most importantly yourself) a well-deserved treat?
Whether you’re short on time or you need some free-from alternatives, we’ve got you covered. Delve into the deliciousness of these 5 heavenly chocolate cake recipes, and feed those guilty pleasures you’ve been yearning for.
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Easy chocolate mug cakes
No time? No problem. These fluffy delights are the quick fix to keep the family ticking. With minimal ingredients, just put them in the microwave for instant gooey goodness.
Follow the recipe at Jane’s Patisserie.
Top off your creation with this clever tip from The Best Dessert Recipes. Simply grab yourself some ice cream straight from the freezer to top it off.
Chocolate cake with salted caramel cream
Satisfy your hunger without the guilt of those added calories. Step up your flavours with this moist chocolate cake with salted caramel cream – the perfect guilty pleasure!
Check out the steps at Pinch of Nom.
Make use of the neglected fruit you’ve got sitting in the fridge by serving them on top of the cake to pack a refreshing punch.
Vegan chocolate cake
In the midst of Veganuary and fear you’ll miss out? We’ve got your back with this scrumptious vegan chocolate cake. So good, you won’t even notice the difference.
Visit Nora Cooks’ blog for the recipe.
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Ultimate gluten-free chocolate cake
Struggle to find gluten-free desserts that actually taste good? With an abundance of rich chocolatey goodness, this melt-in-your-mouth gluten-free cake is a sure fire recipe for maximum satisfaction.
Find out how at The Loopy Whisk.
If you’re lucky enough to have any leftovers after the kids get their hands on it, slice up this prize-winner and put it in the freezer to save for your next treat day.
Naughty chocolate fudge cake
Sometimes all you need is a fudgy classic to keep your sweet tooth happy. Feast your eyes on this easy chocolate cake, just pop it in the oven and satisfy that hangry chocaholic in you.
Get creative with this recipe at BBC Good Food.
Feeling adventurous? Change it up and bake your cake in the slow cooker for a silky smooth texture (find this simple recipe at Averie Cooks). You can’t resist this chocolate-rich dessert: especially when it makes its own fudge sauce as it cooks! Less effort. More decadence.
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