Chocolate desserts are irresistible. Get in the kids' good books, treat someone special, or enjoy a little self-indulgence--there's a chocolate dessert in this book for every occasion. Hot Desserts feature a host of recipes for cold nights. Throw moderation to the wind and whip up a devilishly rich Pain au Chocolat Dessert. Chilled Desserts includes Banana Splits with Hot Fudge Sauce for the kids and Profiteroles for the adults. When you are looking for a little refinement with maximum impact, try something from the Tarts & Cheesecake chapter. Pull out all the stops with a Raspberry and Chocolate Ripple Cheesecake. When you need a foolproof recipe for a chocolate birthday cake, Cakes & Bakes will provide the inspiration. Recipes such as Mississippi Mud Pie, Sachertorte, and Meringue Cake are bound to please. And finally, no dessert is complete without a little extra On the Side. This chapter gives you all sorts of sauces, including Maple and Pecan Fudge, Creamy Chocolate and Coffee. *Includes 80 recipes to whet the appetite, with mouthwatering photography and ideas for every occasion. *The ultimate gift for chocoholics.