World Chocolate Day, also known as International Chocolate Day, is being celebrated around the globe. Today celebrates the introduction of this delicious staple to of Europe in 1550 that’s led us to thousands of our favorite treats today! Chocolate can make an endless number of foods and drinks, and we’ve got a few recipes (and a few quick treats!) for you to try on World Chocolate Day below.
Last minute planner & kitchen novices, rejoice! While homemade recipes are first on our list of chocolate indulgences, you shouldn’t miss out on the deliciousness of the day because you’re short on time. Check out our top quick picks from SHOP.COM below!
- Epic Performance Bar – PB & Chocolate
- Black & Gold Elegance Chocolate Tower
- NUMI Organic Chocolate Tea
- Birch Benders 100% Natural Chocolate Chip Pancake & Waffle Mix
- Morning Greens & Chocolate Drink
- Baskin Robbins eGift Card
World Chocolate Day Recipes
If you’ve got some time on your hands, we highly recommend grabbing the family and digging into one of these chocolatey, indulgent recipes!
Brownie Batter Proats
Protein oats are a staple in a healthy kitchen. Full of fiber & packed with protein, these are great recipes to make ahead for the week & so easy to customize!
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Serves: Makes 1 serving
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1 Tbsp granulated sweetener of choice
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 3/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk
- 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
- 1 Tbsp chocolate chips of choice
- 1 Tbsp homemade or storebought hazelnut spread
- 1 Tbsp milk of choice
- 1 svg. TLS® Shake – Chocolate or Vanilla
- Add rolled oats, sweetener, salt & milk dry ingredients into a shallow container or cereal bowl.
- Add your milk of choice, mix, then place in fridge until cool.
- Once cool, add protein powder, cocoa powder and half your chocolate chips, and mix well. If your oatmeal is too thick, add extra milk to thin out.
- Heat your oatmeal until warm. add remaining chocolate chips and drizzle with hazelnut spread
Almond & Chocolate Creme Pots
Sometimes a small serving of an uber-rich, mouthwatering mousse is all you need to hit the spot. If not, feel free to double the recipe!
Prep Time: 90 minutes
Serves: Makes 6 servingS
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 Tbsp almond butter
- 2 egg yolks, room temp
- 2 Tbsp honey
- 1 pinch sea salt
- 3 1/2 oZ dark chocolate squares (minimum 70%), coarsely chopped
- unsweetened Greek yogurt, vanilla
- berries & nuts, optional
- Preheat oven to 300°F
- In small saucepan, gently heat almond milk, vanilla, and almond butter to a low simmer. Stir until almond butter dissolves.
- In another small bowl, whisk together egg yolks, maple syrup and sea salt.
- Remove the milk from the heat, add dark chocolate, and stir to melt into the milk.
- Slowly pour chocolate mixture over the eggs while whisking. This is important to prevent the eggs from coagulating.
- Place 6 oven-proof ramekins inside a deep baking pan and fill the pan up with hot water.
- Pour the custard into the cups and carefully place the baking pan on a rack inside the oven.
- Bake until the center is almost set, about 30 minutes
- Let cool completely and then refrigerate for about an hour before serving.
- Top with a dollop of yogurt, some fresh berries and nuts.