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Dallas’ 8 Most Decadent Chocolate Desserts

By Farah Fleurima  |  February 2, 2015

Chocolate can be found at the end of almost every menu in town; whipped into a luxuriously decadent dessert, it’s the crowning glory to a delicious meal. These eight showstoppers are sure to make any chocoholic swoon.

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    Dark Chocolate at Knife

    Exec pastry chef David Collier’s three-chocolate extravaganza at John Tesar's meat-focused hot spot mixes flourless chocolate cake, blond, milk and dark chocolate pieces and your choice of three ice creams, guaranteeing crunchy, pillowy, creamy and crisp in every bite.

    Price: $12

    5300 E. Mockingbird Ln.; 214-443-9339

  • Chocolate Mousse Cake at Chocolate Secrets

    Creamy, light-as-air mousse is nestled between layers of moist chocolate cake at this Oak Lawn sweets shop; a dark-chocolate glaze coats the entire cake.

    Price: $8 for a slice at the shop; $72 for an entire cake

    3926 Oak Lawn Ave.; 214-252-9801

  • Chocolate-Covered Eggs from Kate Weiser Chocolate

    Artfully decorated eggs at this Trinity Groves chocolate shop is the fanciest play on those Cadbury eggs from your childhood. The chocolate-covered eggs are filled with marshmallow and the yolk is a lemon pâte de fruit.

    Price: $7 each.

    3011 Gulden Ln., #115; 214-326-6419

  • Chocolate Fudge Waffle at Kitchen LTO

    This hot-off-the-iron pastry from Trinity Groves' permanent pop-up is topped with peanut butter ice cream, chocolate ganache and slices of bananas Foster. Bonus: it’s also available for brunch.

    Price: $12 

    3011 Gulden Ln., #108; 214-377-0757

  • Chocolate Mile High Cream Pie at Norma’s Cafe

    We’d have to unhinge our jaw to fit an entire, full-height piece of the Southern cafe's specialty into our mouth. But it may be worth it to wolf down chocolate cream topped with more cream and chocolate sprinkles.

    Price: $2.99 for a slice; $1.99 for a mini pie

    1123 W. Davis St.; 214-946-4711

  • Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflé at Five Sixty

    As if a chocolate soufflé wasn't decadent enough, it comes with sides of chocolate sauce, gianduja gelato and crème fraîche whipped cream at Wolfgang Puck's towering dining destination. 

    Price: $14

    300 Reunion Blvd. E.; 214-741-5560

  • Valrhona Molten Cake at SER Steak

    This dessert nearly vanished from restaurant menus due to overexposure, so we’re glad to see it pop up when it does. At this steakhouse in the sky, fine Valrhona chocolate is baked into a sumptuously moist cake with a puddle of custard in the center. A side of blood-orange sorbet provides a tart foil to all that sweetness.

    Price: $12

    2201 N. Stemmons Fwy.; 214-761-7470

  • Nutella Cookie Sandwich at Public School 214

    Chocolate chunk cookies get schmeared with the famed chocolate-hazelnut spread and sandwich a massive scoop of vanilla bean ice cream that’s then sprinkled in bacon brittle at Uptown's newest gastro-tavern.

    Price: $5

    3700 McKinney Ave., #148; 214-599-6234