This article exists as part of the online archive for HuffPost Australia, which closed in 2021.

6 Easy One-Bowl Dessert Recipes

There's chocolate cake, carrot cake, double choc muffins, and more.

Most of the time, the best recipes are those which are easy and fuss-free. We're talking simple tomato pasta, avocado on toast and cheese toasties.

The same goes for desserts. While a skillet brownie layered with cookie dough, chocolate biscuits and chocolate sauce is mouthwateringly delicious, sometimes you just want a regular, easy-to-make brownie.

With this in mind, here are six easy one-bowl dessert recipes -- no fancy mixers involved, no melting ingredients in a pot, and no 'mix dry ingredients in one bowl, wet ingredients in another'. Just tasty desserts, without the fuss.

1. One-bowl whiskey chocolate fudge cake

If you want a rich, decadent and fudgy chocolate cake, try this one-bowl recipe. Plus it's spiked with a bit of Irish whiskey, so you can't go wrong.

2. Double chocolate chip muffins

What's better than chocolate chip desserts? Double chocolate chip. This one-bowl recipe is not only easy to make, but the muffins are perfectly fluffy, tender and crumbly on the inside. And they're vegan and gluten free.

3. One-bowl vanilla cupcakes for two

If you can't be trusted around a tray of cupcakes, or simply just want a small batch, make these one-bowl vanilla cupcakes for two. They're light, fluffy and super customisable -- want to add fruit, frosting or chocolate chips? Go for it.

4. Double chocolate espresso cookies

For when you need a chocolate and caffeine hit at the same time, here are one-bowl double chocolate espresso cookies. Basically, a mocha in cookie form. So. Delicious.

5. One-bowl carrot cake

Although it might look complicated, this one-bowl carrot cake is actually easy to make. The result is a fluffy, moist and perfectly sweet carrot cake, which also happens to be gluten free and vegan.

6. Fudgy flourless brownies

These one-bowl brownies are super fudgy, rich and sweet, and made with just seven ingredients -- in under 30 minutes. No need to melt chocolate over a bain-marie or separate wet ingredients from dry.

Suggest a correction
This article exists as part of the online archive for HuffPost Australia. Certain site features have been disabled. If you have questions or concerns, please check our FAQ or contact support@huffpost.com.