<strong>1.</strong> Our Best Chocolate Recipe Ever
The winning recipe: Classic Fudge-Walnut Brownies
The most recent recipe in the competition (originally from the September 2011 issue), it won unanimously because of the intense richness from cocoa, melted chocolate, and chocolate chunks.
<strong>2.</strong> Texas Sheet Cake
<strong>3.</strong> Chocolate-Frangelico Fondue
<strong>4.</strong> Double Chocolate Ice Cream
(Note: The following slides featuring the 12 other finalists are in no particular order.)
Mexican Chocolate Cream Pie
Marbled-Chocolate Banana Bread
Truffles typically have the added richness of cream and butter. These ingredients help stabilize chocolate, which tends to scorch, separate, or become grainy if not heated carefully. We add corn syrup and evaporated milk for smooth, creamy confections.