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Decadent recipes for chocolate desserts

From classics such as chewy chocolate chip cookies and chocolate cake with buttercream frosting, to crazy candy creations such as Peanut Butter Cup and Snickers crunch brownies; whatever your guilty pleasure, we've got you covered with more than 50 chocolate recipes.

Slow cooker chocolate lava cake

The Pastry Chef's Baking
When baked, the cake rises to the top of the crock pot, and the 'lava' lurks underneath, making for a simple, rich dessert.

By Carol RamosThe Pastry Chef's Baking 
From My Recipe Roundup

2 cups brown sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
4 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Fudge topping

1-1/2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3 cups boiling water

1. For the cake: Mix together the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Stir in milk, melted butter and vanilla until combined. Spread the batter over the bottom of a large crock pot.

2. For the fudge topping: Mix together the brown sugar and cocoa. Sprinkle mixture over the cake batter.

3. Pour the boiling water over the top. Do not stir! Cover and cook on high for 2 to 2-1/2 hours.

4. Turn off heat, and remove lid. Let sit 20-30 minutes before serving, so its still warm but won't burn your mouth.

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