Light Chocolate to Dark Chocolate Recipes
White Chocolate-Coated Grapes with Orange Curd
White Chocolate-Citrus Parfait
When pastry chef Deanie Fox makes this parfait at the restaurant, she uses as many as 10 citrus varieties, from yuzu to tangerine. This streamlined version is still sensational, combining puckery lime curd and minty orange-grapefruit salad with light, luxurious white-chocolate mousse.
Cinnamon Cake with Chile-Chocolate Buttercream
Milk-Chocolate Cookies with Malted Cream
Chocolate Pots de Crème with Maple Caramel and Salt
Chocolate Truffle Layer Cake
Kimberly Sklar was baking a crème fraìche-spiked chocolate cake and, by accident, took the pan out of the oven early. Discovering that the cake was superfudgy, she layered it with dark chocolate and white chocolate ganache, then covered it in dark chocolate frosting.
Chocolate-Red Wine Cake
Bittersweet-Chocolate Bark with Candied Orange Peels
Salted Fudge Brownies
Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse
Ad Hoc's chef de cuisine Dave Cruz created this rich chocolate mousse as a refined homage to the pudding he loved as a child. At the restaurant he serves it simply, but it's also wonderful garnished with giant curls of bittersweet chocolate made with a vegetable peeler.