What is it about an oozing stream of chocolate, a warm cup of cocoa or a hot brownie that is so irresistible? Chocolate has the power to make the whites of our eyes light up and our mouths water like no other ingredient.
It's no surprise chocolate has a firm following of fans around the world. We had an overwhelming response from you dear readers, when we rounded up the best recipes made from your favourite chocolate bars.
To mark National Chocolate Week (13-19 October 2014) - we know you want to - we've pulled together 10 incredibly decadent recipes that use milk, dark and white chocolate.
From classics like the ultimate fondant cake to a giant crepe stack smeared in layers of chocolate spread, we dare your mouth not to water when looking at these.
Chocolate chip lava cookies
What is it about a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies stuffed with decadent, rich, melted chocolate that makes it so irresistible? Blogger Amanda of Kevin and Amanda whips them up every week and makes them look so easy too. We guarantee you already have most of the ingredients.
Chocolate crepe cake
Molten peanut butter and chocolate fondant
Bourbon chocolate milkshake
Chocolate mug cake
Two ingredients and five minutes - that's all you need to make the greatest chocolate mousse you've ever tasted. This recipe rejects modern and complicated chocolate cooking techniques and goes back to the basics discovered by Hervé This (also known as the man who unboiled an egg). The method starts with melting chocolate in water and ends with whisking it until it thickens. As simple as that.
Chocolate cheesecake brownies
Rosemary hot white chocolate
Churros and hot chocolate
Chocolate chip cookie cups
Creator of the Cronut, pasty chef extraordinaire, Dominique Ansel stumbled upon the awesome idea of making a chocolate chip cookie that also acts as a cup for milk. We've found how exactly you can make these wonders at home.
Image: Dominique Ansel