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8 Mother’s Day Sweets for Chocolate Lovers

The hard-working moms in your life deserve something sweet this Sunday, and you can never go wrong with chocolate! (Just don’t forget to clean up your kitchen mess!)

  1. banana bread

    Chocolate Banana Bread

    Banana bread is usually something to eat for breakfast but this one is so decadent, you could easily top it with vanilla ice cream and call it dessert. Chocolate chips and cocoa powder give it deep chocolate flavor and sour cream makes it rich, tender and ultra-moist.

  2. double chocolate mint cookies

    Double Chocolate Mint Cookies

    If mom's a chocolate and mint person, she’ll love these double chocolate mint cookies. They have the flavor of Thin Mints® but the texture of chunky chocolate chip cookies.

  3. chocolate cupcakes

    Chocolate Cupcakes with Creamy Chocolate Frosting

    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. They're sweet enough for children but also intensely chocolate enough for adults.

  4. Baileys Chocolate Truffles

    Baileys Chocolate Truffles

    Rich, creamy, and bittersweet, truffles are mouthfuls of pure, all-encompassing chocolate bliss. Though they look fancy, they are easy to make — seriously, we’re talking one bowl and a microwave.

  5. chocolate cream pie

    Chocolate Cream Pie

    Watch mom's jaw drop when you present her with one of these individual lava cakes. Believe it or not, they are easy enough for even kids to make.

  6. molten chocolate cakes

    Molten Chocolate Cakes

    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.

  7. bread pudding

    Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream

    Spiked with bourbon and studded with chunks of dark chocolate, this warm, chocolate-y bread pudding is the ultimate comfort food. Top it with vanilla ice cream and it’s like a grown-up brownie sundae.

  8. biscotti

    Double Chocolate Biscotti

    Perfect to serve with coffee and breakfast in bed, these double chocolate biscotti are like crunchy brownies.

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