This is a definitive collection of delectable recipes, from devilish chocolate roulade to Mississippi mud pie, shown in over 500 photographs. It offers easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and 500 photographs of the finished dishes that guarantee perfect results every time. It includes cakes, hot puddings, chilled desserts, tarts, pies, cheesecakes, ice creams, sorbets, slices, bars, cookies, candies, truffles and drinks. It features all the classics such as chocolate fudge cake, tiramisu, nutty chocolate brownies, rocky road ice cream and hot chocolate, as well as luxurious treats such as chocolate crepes with plums and port, Sachertorte, chocolate amaretti, cognac and ginger creams, Irish chocolate velvet, and hundreds more. It presents at-a-glance nutritional analysis for every recipe so you can plan for individual diets and healthy eating, as well as knowing the fat and carb content of special treats. This incredible collection of 500 indulgent recipes is an absolute must for all chocolate lovers. The book encompasses chocolate in all its forms: melted, tempered, piped, drizzled, marbled, grated, curled and even sculpted, with an amazing wealth of ideas for using chocolate in cakes, pies, pastries, cookies, brownies, muffins, hot and cold desserts, ice creams, drinks, fudges, sweets and candies. Recipes include black forest gateau, chocolate pecan pie, chocolate chip oat cookies, marbled brownies, pears in chocolate fudge blankets, truffle-filled easter eggs, luxury chocolate mousse, chocolate truffles and chocolate fudge triangles. With its sumptuous range of recipes and over 500 exquisite photographs, this book is an essential addition to every chocolate lover's bookshelf.