The Ultimate Chocolate Cupcake

Chocolate Cupcakes

Nothing beats a classic chocolate cupcake! These cupcakes are moist, have a tender crumb, and are packed with a rich chocolatey flavour. They are topped with a silky smooth chocolate buttercream icing. These chocolate cupcakes are perfect to celebrate any occasion; a birthday, a party and especially Valentine’s Day! The recipe easily doubles.

Minty Christmas Chocolate Brownies

Minty Christmas Chocolate Brownies

These minty Christmas chocolate brownies are festive, addictive and hands down the best fudgy homemade brownies around. They make a cute addition to holiday platters and cookie exchanges. 

Homemade English Toffee Bark

Homemade English Toffee

This classic English toffee (also known as Almond Roca) is an addictive holiday treat! It’s buttery and crunchy, has a chocolatey layer and is topped with toasted almonds! English toffee makes a great addition to holiday cookie platters, cookie exchanges or gift giving!

Fudgy Milk Chocolate Brownies with Icing

Fudgy Milk Chocolate Brownies with Icing

These fudgy milk chocolate brownies will easily become your go-to brownie recipe. They are super moist, chocolatey, filled with walnuts and topped with a fluffy chocolate buttercream icing. The recipe feeds a crowd! 

S'more Chocolate Chip Cookies

S’more Chocolate Chip Cookies

These super easy S’more chocolate chip cookies have everything you love in a S’more but as a cookie! They have the combination of a crunchy graham cracker, a soft chocolaty cookie and a gooey marshmallow – all piled on top of each other to create the perfect campfire treat.

Chocolate Coconut Cake

This chocolate coconut cake has 3 layers and has a soft and light chocolatey crumb. It’s slathered in coconut buttercream icing and covered in toasted, nutty coconut. It’s a fun change on a classic layered cake and is perfect for any occasion.

Homemade Chocolate Wafer Cups

Homemade Chocolate Wafer Cups

Homemade chocolate wafer cups are fun, easy and make a super impressive dessert! These make ahead treats are essentially mini chocolate bowls that can be filled with a variety of fillings like ice cream, whipped cream, pudding, custard or fruit.

Irish Cream Chocolate Truffles

Irish Cream Chocolate Truffles

These Irish cream chocolate truffles are rich, creamy and super decadent! They are an irresistible fusion of silky smooth chocolate ganache and velvety rich Irish cream liqueur.

Mini Chocolate Valentine’s Sheet Cake

This mini chocolate valentine’s sheet cake is the sweetest treat to make for your loved ones. The cake is chocolately, light and airy and topped with a fluffy cream cheese icing. Then it is covered in hugs and kisses. This recipe easily doubles to make a large sheet cake if you need to feed a crowd (see recipe notes).

Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes

These mini flourless cakes only have 7 ingredients and take no time to whip up. They are super moist, decadent, chocolatey and surprisingly light! The recipe makes 4 mini cakes or makes one large cake if your heart desires! They are also naturally dairy free and gluten free so everyone can enjoy dessert!

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

These bakery style chocolate chip muffins are a simple treat to whip up. They are big in flavour, chocolatey and light. The muffin tops are crunchy and crisp while the middle has a soft and moist crumb.

Homemade Chocolate Turtles

These homemade chocolate turtles are chocolatey, velvety smooth with a creamy caramel and a nutty bite. What sets these turtles apart is the filling. The caramel is made with a combination of sugar, cream and honey, and it’s simply irresistible!

Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake

Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake

This dark chocolate bundt cake is sophisticated, rich and surprisingly light. It’s a cake for those who enjoy bold dark chocolate that’s not overly sweet! This is the perfect dessert to make for a special occasion or to celebrate the holidays. You can fancy up the cake to your personal desires; adding rum caramel sauce, Dulce de leche, or fresh sweet raspberries.

Homemade Crispy Peanut Butter Cups

Homemade Crispy Peanut Butter Cups

Reese’s Pieces has got nothing on these homemade crispy peanut butter cups! They are absolutely decadent, rich, creamy and crispy! With only 6 simple ingredients these beauties whip together in no time.

Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

These almond flour chocolate brownies are gluten free, rich, chocolatey and super fudgy! They whip up in no time and make a fun dessert for any occasion! Dress them up with cream and berries or leave them plain. Either way, you are going to love this gluten free brownie option.

Two Bite Chocolate Mint Brownies

Two Bite Chocolate Mint Brownies

It just isn’t St. Patrick’s Day without a green-decked treat, like these two bite chocolate mint brownies. They are soft, rich and decadent, and topped with minty buttercream icing. Perfect for an Irish celebration!

Halloween Chocolate Pudding Graves

Chocolate Pudding Graves

Are you looking for something eerie and fun to make this Halloween? These to-die-for, no-bake chocolate pudding graves are easy to make and great for the kids to get involved! It’s the perfect Halloween dessert!

Classic 4 layer Chocolate Cake

Classic Chocolate Cake

This 4 layer chocolate cake is rich, chocolatey and moist. It’s a classic dessert that never goes out of style and is the perfect ending for any meal.

Small Batch Chocolate Brownies

Small Batch Brownies

These small batch brownies are made in a loaf pan and are simple to make (the perfect amount for 1 or 2). They are chocolatey, nutty, chewy and moist, you’re going to love them!

White Chocolate Cranberry Tart

White Chocolate Cranberry Tart

This show stopper of a dessert is perfect for celebrating a special occasion or holiday. The buttery bottom is made from a shortcrust. The filling is tart with cranberries and infused with rosemary, then topped with sweet, white chocolate and decorated with sugared rosemary and cranberries.

Dark Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

Dark Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

These dark chocolate cranberry muffins are perfectly soft, a little tart from the cranberries with bits of rich chocolate mixed with a light cake like batter. They are the perfect cross of a muffin and a mini cake!

Espresso Bundt Cake

Chocolate Espresso Bundt Cake

This chocolate espresso bundt cake is not only an eye catcher, it’s super moist, rich, full of chocolatey flavour and topped with coffee flavoured cream cheese icing! This is a small size bundt cake, perfect for a smaller crowd or when you’re looking to make a smaller batch dessert.

Alie Romano

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I'm a professional baker, recipe developer & photographer behind Baking For Friends. I specialize in classic & comforting baking. I hope you enjoy the recipes & find inspiration of your own to bring your family & friends together over home-cooked food!

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