13 Charming Chocolate Recipes and October’s We Should Cocoa

13 Charming Chocolate Recipes

We Should Cocoa | 1st October 2016 | By

We Should Cocoa kicks off year seven with these 13 charming chocolate recipes. A new year means a new style and in case you missed it, we are no longer doing themed challenges. Anything that incorporates chocolate in one of its many forms can be included – as long as it’s vegetarian friendly of course.

This month’s We Should Cocoa seems to be heavily influenced by the much loved Great British Bake Off. How sad I am that the production company has sold out and the BBC that has nurtured and developed the programme for so many years has been cold shouldered. But I digress; here, in the order in which they arrived, I give you 13 charming chocolate recipes. You’ll find the October linky at the bottom of the page. Please join in. All photos are pinned to the We Should Cocoa Pinterest Board, so do hop on over to see some of the previous recipes.

13 Charming Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate Cherry Viennese Whirls

#GBBO inspired chocolate cherry Viennese whirls from Jenny at Mummy Mishaps

 

Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes

If you fancy a tipple, try these chocolate & merlot red wine cakes from Caroline Makes

 

Chocolate Viennese Whirls

My own #GBBO inspired chocolate Viennese whirls with vanilla buttercream and blackcurrant jam

 

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies

A favourite combination of mine: chocolate chip and peanut butter blondies from Suelle at Mainly Baking 

 

Chocolate Challah Loaf

A sensational #GBBO inspired chocolate six-strand braided challah loaf from Lucy at Baking Queen

 

Chocolate & Pepsi Cupcakes I’d forgotten all about pepsi until I saw these chocolate & pepsi cupcakes from Only Crumbs Remain

 

Apple Raisin Cake Not quite #GBBO, but Galina at Chez Maximka has adapted a Mary Berry recipe for Apple and raisin cake

 

Chocolate Nutella Caramel Cups

Many thanks to Johanna at Green Gourmet Giraffe for these six years of We Should Cocoa celebratory chocolate nutella caramel cups

 Chocolate Chilli Cupcakes

 An ancient pairing is used in these chocolate chilli cupcakes from Elizabeth’s Kitchen Diary

 

Apple White Chocolate Pots

Breakfast or dessert? White chocolate pots with apple and granola from Sarah at Maison Cupcake

 

Chocolate Biscuit Meringues

Inability to resist. Chocolate crunch meringues from Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen

 

Chocolate Plum Cake A seasonal chocolate plum cake from Shaheen at A2K – A Seasonal Veg Table

 

Double Chocolate Blackberry Muffins

And a final seasonal bake from Chris at Thinly Spread – double chocolate blackberry muffins 

We Should Cocoa October Entries

Guidelines on how to enter are on the We Should Cocoa page. 

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30 Comments

  1. Angie@Angie's Recipes

    1st October 2016 at 1:52 pm

    wow..a chocolate heaven!

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    • Choclette

      1st October 2016 at 5:58 pm

      Indeed Angie. Doing the #WeShouldCocoa round-ups always leaves me craving chocolate 😉

      Reply
  2. Shaheen

    1st October 2016 at 1:59 pm

    It was nice to join in again and oggle such lovely creations.

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    • Choclette

      1st October 2016 at 5:58 pm

      So pleased you joined in Shaheen. I always enjoy your recipes 🙂

      Reply
  3. GALINA V

    1st October 2016 at 5:57 pm

    Goodness, what a feast! Love the variety of recipes. Absolutely gorgeous.

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    • Choclette

      1st October 2016 at 8:16 pm

      Aren’t they just and your apple cake definitely sounds like something I need to try.

      Reply
  4. Heidi Roberts

    1st October 2016 at 8:53 pm

    Gosh so many chocolate recipes in one place – my teeth are aching to bite into all of them!

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    • Choclette

      2nd October 2016 at 9:29 am

      Yes Heidi, I know what you mean, I’m always a bit regretful when I do these round-ups that I can’t try everything.

      Reply
  5. jenny paulin

    1st October 2016 at 9:43 pm

    so many delicious chocolate recipes here – spoilt for choice!
    thank you for mentioning mines

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    • Choclette

      2nd October 2016 at 9:28 am

      Thanks for joining in Jenny. Your whirls were fab 🙂

      Reply
  6. munchies and munchkins

    1st October 2016 at 10:06 pm

    Once again I forgot to link up and once again I am drooling at the recipes that did get linked up! I must do it next month I must!!

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    • Choclette

      2nd October 2016 at 9:27 am

      You absolutely must Rebecca. I’m not very good at reminders and need to send out more.

      Reply
  7. Nayna Kanabar

    2nd October 2016 at 10:33 am

    These all look droolworthy and so chocolicious!!! Lovely collection of chocolatey recipes

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    • Choclette

      2nd October 2016 at 7:32 pm

      Thanks Nayna. Do join in if you can. Anything that includes chocolate counts.

      Reply
  8. Johanna @ Green Gourmet Giraffe

    2nd October 2016 at 12:04 pm

    Lovely round up choclette – making me quite hungry – my freezer is full of enough sweet food that it is hard to find an excuse to bake but I hope to get this dire situation under control (ha ha) and find something for this month

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    • Choclette

      2nd October 2016 at 7:32 pm

      Oh, how I wish our freezer was better stocked. It’s full of very worthy stuff, but it would be so good to be able to pull out a relatively healthy treat when I need one, rather than dashing down to the shops and buying a very unhealthy one.

      Reply
  9. Lucy

    2nd October 2016 at 10:08 pm

    Mmm what a marvellous roundup of some wonderful chocolatey recipes! I would definitely like to try out a lot of these recipes. If only I could have a virtual slice! Thanks for including my challah.

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    • Choclette

      3rd October 2016 at 8:14 am

      Me too Lucy. A virtual slice would be good, but I think I’d prefer an actual slice. Your challah is fantastic. Thanks for joining in.

      Reply
  10. Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine

    3rd October 2016 at 11:42 am

    We can never have enough chocolate decadence in our lives!

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    • Choclette

      3rd October 2016 at 5:25 pm

      Hahaha Rebecca. I think we might, but I wish it didn’t matter 😉

      Reply
  11. All That I'm Eating

    4th October 2016 at 4:16 pm

    How would I even begin to know which one to try first? They all sound so good!

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    • Choclette

      4th October 2016 at 7:44 pm

      The secret is, to try a little bit of all of them – or at least that’s what I wish I could do 😉

      Reply
  12. Nico @ yumsome

    4th October 2016 at 8:13 pm

    Oh my goodness – so much chocolate., so little time! I absolutely must try out Suelle’s blondies!

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    • Choclette

      5th October 2016 at 8:59 am

      Hehe, exactly Nico. Blondies should come with a warning though, they are seriously good.

      Reply
  13. Becca @ Amuse Your Bouche

    5th October 2016 at 9:17 am

    Ooh the peanut butter blondies look awesome. Another fab round up Choclette!

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    • Choclette

      7th October 2016 at 8:12 am

      Doing the #WeShouldCocoa round-up is always fun, if a little hunger inducing!

      Reply
  14. Kate - gluten free alchemist

    8th October 2016 at 10:37 pm

    Lovely round-up Choclette. Sorry I didn’t get to join this month….. sadly the couple of Chocolate experiments I made were a bit of a disaster and need some re-working…. I am sure their time will come though….. x

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    • Choclette

      11th October 2016 at 9:40 am

      Oh no Kate, not a chocolate disaster! I did miss your contribution last month, so hoping you’ll have more success this time around 🙂

      Reply
  15. Sammie

    15th October 2016 at 2:45 pm

    Gorgeous collection of chocolate recipes. I’m off to have a look at the recipes and read their blogs.

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    • Choclette

      16th October 2016 at 12:03 pm

      There are some lovely recipes Sammie – there always are 🙂 Thanks for joining in this month.

      Reply

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