3 cups/385 g all-purpose/plain flour
2 2/3 cups/530 g granulated sugar
1 cup/100 g cocoa powder, plus more for dusting
1 1/2 tsp baking soda/bicarbonate of soda
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp fine sea salt
1 3/4 cups/420 ml warm water
1 cup/240 ml vegetable or grapeseed oil
4 tbsp/55 g melted butter, plus more for the pans
5 large eggs
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups/340 g unsalted butter, at room temperature
3 tbsp/45 ml agave nectar or honey
1/2 cup/50 g confectioners'/icing sugar
1 1/4 cup/120 g cocoa powder
1/4 cup/60 ml warm water
1/4 cup/60 ml cold heavy/double cream
If you want a deep, dark chocolate flavor, use Dutch-process cocoa. For an old-fashioned-quality cake, use natural cocoa.
Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.
Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …
Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …
Lots of recipes call for melted chocolate. Follow these step-by-step instructions to do it properly.
Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …
It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.
Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …
Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.