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12 Decadent Chocolate Dessert Recipes for Valentine’s Day (and Every Day)

Admit it: Your first true love was chocolate. If you – or your partner – are still head over heels for the rich confection (it is an aphrodisiac, after all), prepare to fall hard for these chocolate dessert recipes. From gooey, fudgy brownies and easy chocolate mug cake to dark chocolate truffle pudding and molten lava cake, these decadent desserts will make any chocoholic swoon.   

And though they taste totally sinful, remember this: If opt for the right kind of chocolate (over 75% cacao), you’ll stay Bulletproof too. In fact, researchers found that consuming 45 grams of high-quality chocolate (85% cacao) daily for two months improved HDL (good) cholesterol levels without causing weight gain, blood sugar spikes or inflammation.[1] So go ahead and indulge in these 12 tantalizing chocolate dessert recipes. Most of them are low-carb or keto-friendly, too.

Shockingly Rich Chocolate Truffle Pudding

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Yearning for a dessert to live by? This “for chocolate lovers only” pudding is so dense and rich, you’ll be sated after a single serving. Though we won’t judge if you go back for seconds. Even better, it’s beyond easy to whip up. Indulge in this bittersweet treat for an afternoon pick-me-up, or even on-the-go meal replacement. The pudding is loaded with healthy fats and brain-surging antioxidants in the form of XCT Oil, coconut milk, and grass-fed butter. Taste this and pudding will never be the same for you again.

Dairy Free Coconut Chocolate Fudge

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This fudge recipe is as simple and nourishing as it gets, and you probably already have the ingredients in your pantry. Just blend, add to a dish, and refrigerate for the perfect fudgy taste and texture without inflammatory sugar or dairy. Keep this recipe as-is, or mix in cacao nibs or chopped nuts for added texture.

Fudgy Cocoa Paleo Keto Brownies

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With only five ingredients, these extremely fudgy brownies are a cinch to make – and with only 1 net carbs, you are winning on any keto diet. Grass-fed butter gives this dessert a buttery taste and dense, moist texture. Garnish with high-quality Himalayan sea salt for a salty spin on this sweet dessert.

Paleo Chocolate Coffee Coconut Truffle Desserts

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The base of this no-bake dessert is coconut butter, which you can make or buy at home. Add coffee and chocolate to the mix and you’ve got the most delicious, melt-in-your-mouth mocha truffles. Note, you’ll be freezing these for 4-5 hours, so give yourself enough time before you plan on enjoying.

Keto Chocolate Cake in a Mug

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Cakes are great for dinner parties, though sometimes messy to serve. Why not go for individual cakes served in mugs or ramekins These single-serving chocolate desserts take five minutes to make but taste like you spent an hour making them. You won’t look back when you taste the decadent consistency. The key lies in the egg – which gives the cake its rise when combined with the coconut and almond flour. And with fewer than 6 net carbs, you’ll be in chocolate and keto heaven.


Coconut & Chocolate Macaroons

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Nothing tastes quite like a macaroon, with all that coconut baked into a rich, dense, grain-free cookie. Delish. Raw cacao powder gives these moist treats an extra chocolatey flavor. Cacao powder is packed with antioxidants, making it oh so good for you too.

Keto Chocolate Ice Cream

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Looking for a rich, decadent chocolate ice cream recipe that’s practically carb-free? This creamy dessert has less than 3 net carbs per servings, which means it’ll leave you feeling satiated without any sugar crash. Your day is about to get that much better with this rich, chocolatey treat.

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

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This chocolate molten lava cake recipe is deceptive. With only 8 net carbs per serving, it’s keto-friendly. Yet the inside of this chocolate molten lava cake is a dream for gooey chocolate lovers. And so, it is possible in this case to have your cake and eat it too.

Gluten-free Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

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These goodies are loaded with healthy goodness – high-quality fats, cinnamon that stabilizes blood sugar, and naturally, chocolate. Chocolate is high in polyphenols – micronutrients that prevent disease. Oh, and as if you need another reason to try them – particularly if you’re on the Bulletproof diet – they’re entirely grain-free and gluten-free and have less than 5 net carbs.

Keto Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

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For a breakfast dessert, you’ll want to partake in these chocolate hot cross buns (aka chocolate muffins) – even better when served warm with butter, for a sweet and savory chocolate treat. Eggs are the main ingredient – so you want to obtain the best quality pastured eggs you can find – preferably fresh from your local farmer’s market. Remember most of the nutrients are in the yolks, so be sure to use the entire egg.

Best Basic Low Carb Chocolate

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Introducing the simplest chocolate recipe of them all. There are three ingredients – coconut oil, cocoa powder, and erythritol (a natural sweetener). All Bulletproof-friendly foods – and staples of a good keto diet too. With .8 net carbs per serving, your diet remains on track and your taste-buds are what they should be – thankful.

Keto Protein Chocolate Chip Cookies 

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While these cookies are on par with conventional recipes in terms of bake time, they are lightyears ahead in term of fueling you with good, nutrient-dense fats and gut-healing collagen protein. They also happen to balance your blood sugar and amp you up with long-lasting energy. Dip these in your coffee or break in half and share with a friend – a win either way.

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