The Best Spanish Chocolate Desserts

The Spanish love chocolate—deep, rich and creamy chocolate. Since the 16th century, Spaniards have enjoyed chocolate, starting with thick hot chocolate, to sauces and candies. This list is the best of Spanish chocolate desserts, including flan, cake, pie, turron, and mousse. If you are a chocolate lover, you'll want to try them all. Just work your way down the list and make all seven of them.

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    Chocolate Hazelnut Mini-pies

    Chocolate Hazelnut Pies

    Lisa Sierra

    Chocolate and hazelnuts are a favorite combination in Spain, and these “pies” have it! Little chocolate pies are baked in individual ramekins, then filled with a sweet and creamy chocolate mixture, and a crunchy crust made of graham crackers and ground hazelnuts.

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    Chocolate And Almond Cake (Pastel De Chocolate Y Almendras)

    Chocolate and Almond Cake - Pastel de Chocolate y Almendras

    Lisa Sierra

    This light cake has two favorite flavors of the Spanish dessert kitchen—deep, rich chocolate and almonds. It is made with finely ground almonds and chocolate, mixed with lady fingers that have been soaked in Spanish Liquor 43. 

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    Easy Chocolate Turrón (Turrón De Chocolate)

    Chocolate Turron
    Claire Cohen

    Turrón is a favorite Christmas candy, traditionally made with almonds and honey, but this chocolate version has become very popular. Who would guess that this sweet and crunchy chocolate turrón candy is easy to make at home? Combine melted chocolate with chopped almonds and puffed rice. Spread into a mold. Then, chill and slice when ready to serve.

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    Easy Turrón Ice Cream With Chocolate

    Turron Ice Cream with Chocolate

    Lisa Sierra

    First, make turrón ice cream by combining vanilla ice cream with the two traditional varieties of turrón—soft and hard. Then, coat with chocolate, and sprinkle with crushed pieces of hard turrón. Freeze until hard. The perfect creamy, cool dessert for hot summer days.