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Calling All Chocoholics: 9 Recipes to Get Your Fix

When you're craving chocolate, stale Halloween candy just won't cut it. These decadent recipes will satisfy even the most devout chocoholics.
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When you're craving chocolate, stale Halloween candy just won't cut it. These decadent recipes will satisfy even the most devout chocoholics.

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Adapted from Maida Heatter's Cakes, this is my all-time favorite flourless chocolate cake. It's made with ground almonds and a decadent chocolate ganache, which make it elegant and surprisingly light. GET THE RECIPE

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Biscotti are twice-baked, oblong-shaped cookies made intentionally dry and crunchy for dipping into coffee or tea. These are made with a double dose of chocolate. When dunked, they soften -- becoming rich, chocolaty and decadent. GET THE RECIPE

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This chocolate version of banana bread is so rich, you could easily top it with vanilla ice cream and call it dessert. GET THE RECIPE

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These are the best chocolate cupcakes: the cake portion of the recipe is adapted from Magnolia Bakery in NYC and the frosting comes from Cook's Illustrated. Together, they make an old-fashioned chocolate cupcake that is sweet enough for children but also intensely chocolate enough for adults. GET THE RECIPE

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These rich individual chocolate cakes with oozing molten centers are easy enough for even the novice baker to make at home. GET THE RECIPE

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A pavlova is a cake-shaped meringue with a soft and marshmallowy center and crisp outer shell, usually topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit. In this gorgeous chocolate version, cocoa powder and bittersweet chocolate are folded into the meringue -- which makes it deliciously fudgy -- and mascarpone cheese (Italian cream cheese) is added to the whipped topping. GET THE RECIPE

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With a chocolate cookie crust, silky chocolate pudding center and pillowy whipped cream topping, this cool and creamy pie is a chocolate lover's dream. GET THE RECIPE

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Homemade chocolate pudding is silky-smooth and intensely chocolate -- a world apart from instant or store bought. And, why stop at chocolate pudding when you can make chocolate pudding sundaes? GET THE RECIPE

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Chocolate Fondue is the ultimate family dessert -- there's nothing like a bowl of melted chocolate surrounded by cookies and marshmallows to keep little ones lingering at the table for a very, very long time. GET THE RECIPE