Who doesn’t love desserts? Imagine a bowl full of freshly baked cake and topped with ice cream or melted chocolate! Sounds, heavenly, right? But with the nationwide lockdown in place due to the Covid-19 spread, all restaurants, eateries bakeries are closed. So, does that mean you have to let go of your decadent dessert cravings? With our 21 easy dessert recipes, guess not! According to Sanjay Khanna, owner and head chef of Bankey Bihari Restaurant, “Most people think that making a dessert at home might be too much hassle with elaborate utensils, but that’s really not the case. There are some sweet treats which one can easily make at home.”

So, here are 21 chocolate dessert recipes that can easily be curated in your kitchen a few basic ingredients.

Day 1: Dirt Cake

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Ingredients

  • 6 Oreos
  • 1/2 tsp powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk

Method

To prepare this scrumptious dessert, start with crushing oreo cookies to a fine powder. Transfer them into a blender and add milk, sugar, baking powder, and blend well.

Pour the prepared mixture in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 4-5 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake, comes out clean.

Place it on a platter and pour chocolate ganache, whipped cream, or garnish with chocolate chips.

Day 2: Choco Lava Cake

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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp melted chocolate
  • 1 large hide and seek pack
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Sugar (optional)

Method

In a blender, crush the hide and seek biscuits to a fine powder. Add milk, sugar and blend well.

Now, take a microwave-safe bowl and pour half batter in it. Drizzle some melted chocolate before pouring the remaining batter. Microwave on high for 2 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Transfer it onto a serving plate and enjoy!

Day 3: Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup milk powder
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Method

To prepare this delicious ice cream that your family would love to have, put chocolate in a large mixing bowl. Heat fresh cream in a pan and pour it over the chocolate. Mix well.

In a blender, add this mixture along with milk powder, milk, cream, and sugar and mix well.

Transfer this mixture into an airtight ice cream container and sprinkle some chocolate chips on top of it. Refrigerate it for 4-5 hours.

Day 4: Nutella Mousse

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Nutella
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 2 tbsp crushed almonds

Method

To prepare this lip-smacking dessert, pour the cream in a large bowl. Now, using an electric beater whip the cream until it turns fluffy.

Once done, add the Nutella and mix it well.

Pour this mixture into glasses and garnish with crushed almonds. Keep the glasses in the fridge for an hour or so.

After an hour, take the mousse out and serve immediately to enjoy!

Day 5: Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 oreo packs

Method

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Prep a baking tray with parchment paper.

Add butter and chocolate chips in a large bowl and microwave for 30 seconds.

Next, add sugar, eggs, and vanilla essence to it and mix well.

Add the flour, cocoa powder, and salt to the bowl and stir gently until combined.

Pour this batter in the prepared tray and then arrange oreo cookies on top of it.

Add the remaining batter to the pan and spread evenly over the layer of oreo cookies. Sprinkle some chocolate chips and crushed Oreos and bake for 25-30 minutes.

Let the brownies cool and cut into squares before serving.

Day 6: Nutella Cheesecake

Ingredients

  • 1 oreo pack
  • 300 gm cream cheese
  • 150 ml whipped cream
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Method

The first step is to prepare the crust of the cheesecake by crushing 6-7 oreo cookies and mixing them with melted butter.

Transfer this mixture into a silicon pan and refrigerate it for an hour or so.

Meanwhile, start preparing the filling by mixing together cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla essence. Blend until it is smooth.

Add remaining oreo cookies to this mixture and blend again for a couple of seconds.

Pour the filling on the base that has been set before. Refrigerate it for 4-5 hours.

Day 7: Chocolate Truffle

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh cream
  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Chocolate sprinkles for coating

Method

Melt the chocolate using a double boiler method and set aside.

Add cream and butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Heat over a low flame and let the butter melt. Once it starts melting, turn off the flame and pour this mixture over the chocolate and mix well.

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate it for 2-3 hours.

To make the truffle, take a tsp of the mixture and roll them with greased hands to form a ball. Roll in chocolate sprinkles or any other topping and refrigerate it for an hour or so.

Day 8: KitKat Hot Chocolate

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh cream
  • 1 Kitkat
  • 1/2 tsp chocolate powder

Method

Heat half a cup of milk in a pan. Add crushed KitKat to it and mix well.

Once the chocolate is completely dissolved, add the remaining milk and allow it to simmer for a couple of minutes.

Keep stirring until the milk is frothy. Pour into tall glasses and add a scoop of cream before serving.

Day 9: Chocolate Tiramisu

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Ingredients

  • 150 g cream cheese
  • 300 ml double cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee
  • Chocolate cake
  • Cocoa powder for garnishing

Method

In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat double cream, sugar, and cheese. Add coffee and vanilla essence and beat again until you get a smooth and fluffy mixture.

Take 2 jars and sprinkle some cake crumbs at the bottom. Next, drizzle some coffee concentrate on top of it.

Add 2 tbsp of coffee cream tiramisu over it and refrigerate it for an hour or so. 

Day 10: Chocolate Waffles

Ingredients

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 beaten egg white

Method

To make this sweet delight, start with mixing egg yolk, milk, all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and butter in a bowl. Mix well until smooth.

Now, beat the egg white until it turns light and frothy and then add the brown sugar to it. Mix well.

In the meantime, heat a waffle maker and pour the batter onto it. Bake it or 20-25 minutes and then allow it to rest for a while before removing it.

Garnish with icing sugar and chocolate syrup and serve!

Day 11: Muffins

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • A pinch salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup Nutella

Method

Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease muffin cups.

Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Pour the batter into muffin cups and top it up with 1 tbsp of Nutella.

Bake for 12-15 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.

Remove muffins from the oven and enjoy!

Day 12: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ingredients

  • 10-12 strawberries
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

Method

Wash strawberries with normal water and pat dry with paper towels.

Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine coconut oil and chocolate chips and microwave for 20-25 seconds. Keep stirring in between.

Dip strawberries in chocolate and place them on the prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving.

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Day 13: Brownie Lasagna

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Ingredients

For the brownies:

  • 1 box brownie mix
  • For the cream cheese layer:
  • 1 block cream cheese
  • 2 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • A pinch of salt

For the ganache and topping:

  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Whipped cream

Method

Preheat oven at 160 degrees C and line a baking tray with parchment paper. Prepare brownie mix according to instructions mentioned on the package and pour it into prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted at the center comes out clean.

To make the cream cheese layer, start with mixing cream cheese with sugar. Add vanilla essence, salt and whisk again. Set aside.

Next, heat heavy cream on a medium-low flame. When it starts boiling, turn off the flame and add chocolate chips to it. Mix well.

Remove brownies from the pan and divide it into 4 pieces. Place one piece of brownie on a platter then spread a thin layer of ganache and cream cheese on top then add another layer of brownie. Repeat layers, topping the final layer of brownie with ganache, and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Day 14: Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients

  • 1 large pack of cookies
  • 1 l ice cream

Method

Let your ice cream warm-up for 10 minutes or come to room temperature.

Spoon a small scoop of ice cream onto each cookie and attach the tops. Refrigerate it for 2-3 hours and serve!

Day 15: Chocolate-Filled Crescent

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate
  • 3 crescent dinner roll
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • Puff pastry dough as required

Method

Melt the dark chocolate using the double boiler method.

Take crescent roll and spread them. Drizzle some melted chocolate in the center and add a layer of chopped bananas.

Close the crescent rolls in a swirl direction using puff pastry dough.

Place all the rolls on a baking tray and sprinkle some powdered sugar on top of them. Pre-heat the oven at 180-degree celsius and bake the rolls for 10 minutes.

Take them out from the oven and serve hot!

Day 16: Cookie Pops

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Ingredients

  • 15 oreo cookies
  • 20 g dark chocolate, melted
  • 100 g cream cheese
  • White/ dark chocolate for dipping

Method

Crush the oreo biscuits to a fine powder using a rolling pin. Now, add the melted chocolate and cream cheese and mix well.

To make the pops, take a tsp of the mixture and shape them in balls. Place all these round balls on a greased dish and refrigerate for half an hour.

Melt dark chocolate using a double boiler method. Using a toothpick or a fork, dip each pop into the melted chocolate.

Let the chocolate firm at room temperature. Your oreo pops are ready to serve.

Day 17: Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 5 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs

Method

Preheat the oven at 160 degrees C. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients together and knead a soft dough.

Line a baking tray with parchment paper and spread the dough in it.

Bake it for 20 minutes and once done, let it cool. Cut the mixture into square pieces and serve. 

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Day 18: Chocolate Brownie

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 cup dark chocolate, melted
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

Method

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Line the baking tray with parchment paper.

Put butter in a blender and beat it on high speed until it gets smooth and creamy. Add the brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, melted chocolate, and salt, and blend again for 20-25 seconds.

Pour the batter into the prepared baking tray and drizzle some chocolate syrup on top. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Let the brownies cool completely. Cut them into square pieces and serve!

Day 19: Oreo Marshmallow Cheesecake

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Ingredients

For Crust

  • 12-13 oreo cookies
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted

For Cheesecake

  • 10 marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup whipped topping
  • 1 cup cream cheese

Method

For Crust

In a blender, crush the oreo cookies to a fine powder. Now add butter to it and blend well.

Transfer the mixture to a bowl and keep aside.

For Cheesecake

Next, pour milk in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and heat it over low flame. When milk gets hot, add marshmallows and cook for a couple of minutes. Turn off the flame.

Add the marshmallow mixture in a blender along with cheese cream and vanilla extract. Blend all the ingredients together for 25-30 seconds.

Fold in whipped topping and add to the layer of crushed Oreos. Refrigerate it for an hour.

Day 20: Strawberry Chocolate Mousse

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Ingredients

For the chocolate shells:

  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

For the mousse filling:

  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • Sliced strawberries, for serving

Method

Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners. In a microwave-safe bowl, add chocolate chips and coconut oil and microwave for 20-25 seconds.

Spoon about 1 tbsp of this mix into each liner and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

Meanwhile, melt chocolate chips using a double boiler method. Keep aside.

In a medium bowl using a hand mixer, beat heavy cream and powdered sugar until you get a fluffy mixture. Add melted chocolate and mix well. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

Next, unwrap chocolate cups from liners. Pour mousse into the cups, top them up with strawberry slice and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Day 21: Chocolate Bar

Ingredients

  • 30 oreo cookies
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 2 cups chocolate syrup

Method

Prep loaf pan with parchment paper.

In a blender, add oreo and cream cheese and blend well. Pop the oreo mixture into the fridge for 10-15 minutes.

When you are ready to assemble your chocolate bar, pour a small amount of chocolate into your prepared tin. Then, add a layer of oreo cream cheese mixture and spread it out using a spatula. Pour some more chocolate syrup until the entire bar is covered.

Refrigerate it for a few hours and then cut it into thin slices before serving.

So, what are you waiting for? Try these lip-smacking desserts now and share your experience with us.

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