Popular Chocolate Baking Ideas


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Do you love chocolate? Do you like to bake? If so, this list of the most popular chocolate baking ideas is for you.  This recipe roundup includes both traditional and non-traditional chocolate baking ideas that will satisfy your sweet tooth and make any occasion special. The best part about these chocolate baking ideas is that they are all easy to make too! So grab a mixing bowl and get ready to whip up some delicious treats in no time at all. 

Classic Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This classic chocolate cake recipe is a must-try for any chocolate lover. It is moist, fluffy, and oh-so-chocolatey.

Ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9×13 inch pans. Sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add the eggs, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla extract. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool cake before frosting.

Brownies Recipe

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These brownies are ultra-chocolate and absolutely delicious. They are perfect for any occasion!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line an 8×8 inch baking pan with parchment paper. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in sugar, cocoa powder, and salt. Add eggs and vanilla extract; mix well. Stir in flour; mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from the sides of the pan. Cool completely on a wire rack before cutting into squares.

Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These chocolate chip cookies are always a hit with kids and adults alike! They are soft, chewy, and loaded with chocolate chips.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Beat the butter and sugars together until creamy. Add the egg and vanilla extract; beat well. Stir together the flour, baking soda, and salt; slowly stir into wet ingredients. Mix in chocolate chips. Scoop cookie dough by tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 5 to 6 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on wire racks before serving. Makes about 30 cookies depending on the size of the scoop used.

Chocolate Fudge Recipe

This chocolate fudge is so velvety smooth and decadent. It is perfect for any special occasion!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

Line an 8×8 inch baking pan with parchment paper. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in sugar, cocoa powder, and cream. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Cool completely on a wire rack before cutting into squares.

Conclusion

In the end, chocolate is a food that we love and enjoy–and there are so many ways to bake with it. Whatever your favorite flavor of cake or cookie, chances are you can find a recipe for it online. We’ve provided some chocolate baking ideas from all over the world as well as tips on how to make your own creations in an innovative way!

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