This weekend, mothers everywhere will be celebrated—and for good reason. They work hard, they love their families, and they deserve a day of pampering. I’m suggesting today that chocolate be included in your Mother’s Day plans. Here are 10 MOTHER’S DAY DESSERT RECIPES FOR CHOCOLATE LOVERS. Show Mom (or your wife) how much you appreciate her by showering her with a special, homemade chocolate dessert like this Chocolate Cheesecake Cake. And click through the slideshow for nine more amazing chocolate treats!
Chocolate Cheesecake Cake
This cake is for major chocolate lovers and for good reason. Two chocolate cake layers PLUS chocolate cheesecake in the middle PLUS the chocolate frosting PLUS the shavings on top. Dig out the vanilla ice cream to accompany slices of this.
Cherry Cheesecake Brownies
No box brownies here. First, a homemade brownie layer and then a simple homemade cheesecake layer. Cherry pie filling is swirled in with the cheesecake layer. But wait. There’s more! A chocolate ganache is drizzled over the cheesecake brownie to take this dessert over the top.
Paleo Flourless Chocolate Cake
This cake is rich and heavenly, everything a flourless cake should be. Plus, it is topped with a delicious berry sauce that ties it all together.
Hot Chocolate Tiramisu
This Hot Chocolate Tiramisu is not authentic. Instead it's a faster and easier version. It is delicious and chocolaty and creamy and just plain good.
Chocolate Cookies and Cream Ice Cream
For chocolate lovers, this ice cream is a dream come true. The chocolate in the Oreos and the ice cream combine to form a rich, delicious treat.
Healthier Molten Lava Cakes
This healthier molten lava cake recipe makes just enough for two and the cakes taste just as sinful as the more traditional kind!
Chocolate- Kahlua Cupcakes
Chocolate is delicious, coffee is wonderful…. add some kahlua and you have a flavor combo that is bound to have adults clamoring for seconds!
Kahlua- Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles
Nutella + Chocolate + Kahlua _ Hazelnuts. Yes, please.
Chocolate- Peanut Butter Roulade
Soft and spongy Chocolate Roulade filled with creamy Peanut Butter and topped with a chocolate glaze and homemade peanut butter cups.
Chocolate Cake with Oreo Cheesecake Filling
An easy-to-make, creamy no-bake Oreo cheesecake filling sandwiched between rich, moist chocolate cake dripping with a milk chocolate ganache.
Lori Lange is a former elementary school teacher who founded RecipeGirl.com in 2006. The Recipe Girl Cookbook is in stores now; you can watch a trailer for it here. Her 12-year-old son Brooks has his own food blog at RecipeBoy.com.