Are we the first to tell you that this Sunday is Father’s Day? Don’t panic because you just realised you have no presents – we’ve got you covered. Nothing says ‘I love you, Daddy’ like chocolate. And to make up for completely forgetting the man who gave you life, why not take it to the next level and give your dad a home-cooked dark chocolate dessert? After all, it’s his day.
1) Dark Chocolate Pudding
Melissa Clark combines the traditional American chocolate pudding recipe with a dark chocolate pudding recipe and some brown sugar to create this deliciously rich dark chocolate pudding.
2) Dark Chocolate Chip Nutella Stuffed Cookies
Give your dad a bowl of these, a mug of beer and seat him in front of the television for his favourite game. His day will be made.
3) Dark Chocolate Avocado Cookies
As our parents get older, we need to start looking out for their health. These cookies will be the perfect healthy treat!
4) Dark Chocolate Macarons
Feeling adventurous? Food Wishes teaches you how to make these beautiful dark chocolate macarons .
5) Dark Chocolate Cake
This easy to follow recipe shows you how to make a darker than Dark Chocolate Cake. Put some candles on it, and let Dad make a wish!
6) Dark Chocolate Mousse
7) Dark Chocolate Ice Cream
You can never go wrong with a bowl of ice cream. Let your dad indulge and eat bowl after bowl; it’s his day, after all!
8) Dark Chocolate Brownie
Chef Marc takes us through a step by step process of making these rich, moist brownies. Make a massive batch and invite all your father’s friends over for dinner and dessert. He’ll be bragging about your culinary skills all through the meal.
If you’re still not convinced that these dark and delicious treats are the way to go this Father’s Day, this little tidbit of information might help: not only is dark chocolate delicious, but it’s also a great source of antioxidants, helps lower blood pressure and helps lower the risk of cardiovascular problems. Enough said? Go shop and cook!