There’s nothing better than chocolate, right? Or is there? Foodies have figured out that everyone’s favorite candy gets even better when combined with some surprising ingredients. Here are our top 10 favorite crazy chocolate recipes.
It might sound gross, but avo mixed with chocolate chips makes an amazingly rich filling for Russell Warnick’s chocolate avocado pie.
No, this is not a joke. Just give it a try. Salted fried eggplant drizzled with dark chocolate, from What You Give Away You Keep.
8. Goat Cheese
Chocolate is great. Cheese is great. Why the eff not? Macheesmo makes goat cheese raspberry brownies.
It doesn’t count as dessert if you put a vegetable in it, right? Double the chocolate and lose the guilt with these double chocolate zucchini muffins from Jamie Cooks It Up!
OK, you probably do already knew about this one, since foodies have been obsessed with mixing bacon and everything for quite some time now. Still, it’s hard to beat a chocolate bacon cupcake, especially this delectable-looking one from Cherry Tea Cakes.
It’s not just for salads — quinoa also makes a perfectly crunchy crumble topping, as in Le delicieux’s chocolate pear and quinoa crumble.
2. Potato Chips
Can’t decide between chips and cookies? There’s no reason to. Whip up The Capitol Baker’s potato chip chocolate chip cookies.
Yes, you can fill chocolate truffles with rum or liqueur — but why do that when you can use beer? Check out these chocolate beer truffles from Bakers Royale.