What Can You Make With a Bar of Chocolate?
Three chefs take on this cocoa confection
A simple chocolate bar from the grocery store is so versatile—it could even be an ingredient in your next dinner meal. Three top chefs share their creative chocolate concoctions for you to try at home.
This chocolate creation from Keegan Gerhard, executive pastry chef and co-owner of D Bar Desserts in Denver and the host of Food Network’s Food Network Challenge, has an espresso kick that's perfect as a mini pick-me-up dessert.
Ingredients: Butter, semisweet chocolate, one egg, instant espresso powder, sugar, all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt
Try this recipe: Mocha Cookies
Quick Chicken Mole
Chocolate is for dinner, too: From Carla Hall, owner and executive chef of Alchemy Caterers in Washington, D.C., and a season-five finalist on Bravo’s Top Chef, is a recipe that's easy to make. Plus, it's loaded with five grams of fiber.
Ingredients: Vegetable oil, chopped onion, minced garlic cloves, cumin, cinnamon, salt, black pepper; can of diced tomatoes, can of green chiles, dark chocolate, tahini, cilantro
Try this recipe: Quick Chicken Mole
Cool down with this creamy and calcium-rich concoction from David Gaus, pastry chef and author of DamGoodSweet—Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth, New Orleans Style.
Ingredients: Bittersweet chocolate, unflavored gelatin, whole milk, sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder, vanilla extract, almond extract
Try this recipe: Fudgy Pops