Unsweetened Chocolate Recipes

Unsweetened chocolate is ideal for baking. Try these recipes with unsweetened chocolate next time you crave a bittersweet dessert.

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      Halloween Witch Cake

      If you're looking for an extra-special dessert to serve for Halloween, this witch cake will delight all the ghouls and goblins at your party. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

      Layered Princess Cake

      This magical princess cake will make any party feel special. Whether you're having a birthday party, princess party or baby...


      Double Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

      This double chocolate pumpkin bread is a favorite. It's nice and moist, and it actually gets better as it sits!...


      Peanut Butter Buttercream Frosting

      2 reviews

      This simple peanut butter buttercream frosting makes enough to frost a three- or four-layer cake. For peanut butter-lovers, this is...


      Chocolate Chess Pie

      2 reviews

      This is one of my mother's go-to recipes. It's a yummy spin on classic chocolate chess pie. — Ann Dickens,...

      S’mores Brownies

      3 reviews

      My family simply adores my daughter's fudgy s'mores brownies. The cinnamon graham cracker crust and the dark chocolate brownies bring...


      Mint Swirl Fudge Cake

      1 review

      Mint pairs with a silky, mild chocolate flavor for this colorful, beautiful cake that will be the talk of the...

      Cinnamon Chocolate Cake

      5 reviews

      A healthy hint of cinnamon gives this chocolate cake an extra step up over the expected sheet cake. Its sweet...


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      Chocolate Comfort Cake

      28 reviews

      This moist and delicious chocolate cake is usually the first dessert to go. People even eat the crumbs. It’s always...


      Chocolate Spice Layer Cake with Caramel Icing

      Mariann James of Ferguson, Missouri created a sweet and salty favorite with her original recipe for chocolate spice cake with...


      Mexican Crinkle Cookies with a Kick

      3 reviews

      For a new twist on an old favorite, we added the spicy chocolate cinnamon cane sugar blend to this tried-and-true...

      Copycat Berger Cookies

      2 reviews

      After a friend who had recently traveled to Baltimore sent me a package of Berger cookies, I was hooked. They...


      Apricot Almond Bars

      I often bring these treats to Christmas potlucks and parties. A tin of these yummy bars makes a great gift,...


      Pecan French Silk Tarts

      Individual-sized tarts keeps me from over indulging in my favorite dessert—French silk pie. The crunchy pecan base adds an extra...


      Triple Layer Brownie Cake

      34 reviews

      A little of this tall, rich brownie cake goes a long way, so you'll have plenty of pieces left to...


      Classic Chocolate Frosting

      3 reviews

      This fast fudgelike frosting is so fantastic. It even makes cakes from a box mix taste like homemade! —Karen Ann...

      Chocolate Pretzel Cookies

      6 reviews

      These pretzel-shaped buttery chocolate cookies are covered in a rich mocha glaze and drizzled with white chocolate. My family goes...


      Rich Chocolate Sauce

      1 review

      Carolyn Pinckney of Wilmington, North Carolina uses just six ingredients to whip up a big batch of this thick chocolate...


      Layered Chocolate-Raspberry Triangles

      1 review

      My chocolaty triangles layered with raspberry jam are a must during the holiday season. The cakelike bars look festive, and...


      Creamy Chocolate-Banana Pie

      2 reviews

      You can make almost any dessert more awesome with chocolate. In this cream pie, fresh banana and chocolate make a...


      Hazelnut-Mocha Bonbon Cookies

      I adapted a cookie recipe from a cookbook I received at my bridal shower. The little glazed balls have been...


      Sachertorte Bites

      Elegant and simple, these rich confection-like bars are a bite-sized take on the famous Viennese Sachertorte. It's traditionally made with...


      Sacher Bars

      4 reviews

      Is your mouth watering yet? This rich take on a Viennese classic using apricot preserves and chocolate left the Taste...


      Cappuccino Flats

      5 reviews

      These coffee-flavored cookies are so delicious they make my own kitchen seen like a gourmet bakery!

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      Chocolate Mint Creams

      2 reviews

      This recipe came from an old family friend and is always high on everyone's cookie request list. I make at...


      Big Chocolate Cookies

      1 review

      The combination of different kinds of chocolate makes these cookies irresistible. Friends and family are delighted to have a "big"...


      Chocolate Marshmallow Cake

      6 reviews

      When Mom wanted to treat us to something special, she made this awesome dessert. We could never resist the tender...


      Chewy Chocolate Logs

      When I made these for our church Christmas bazaar, folks would snap them up within minutes. They're nice and soft...


      Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

      2 reviews

      This is a chocolate lover's dream! It will definitely satisfy any chocolate craving you may have. I often make this...


      Chocolate Ice Cream Syrup

      1 review

      "When our four children were growing up, we served this sweet chocolate sauce over hand-cranked ice cream," recalls Dorothy Mekemson...