From the author of the bestselling Luscious Lemon Desserts comes a new book on everyone's favourite indugence. Whether milk chocolate, bittersweet, or semisweet, chocolate is the ultimate in decadence. And in Luscious Chocolate Desserts, author Lori Longbotham delivers, with more than 70 recipes for tantalizing cakes, rich tarts and pies, velvety puddings and souffles, plus melt-in-your-mouth cookies, ice cream, and candy - all with enough chocolate to satisfy even the deepest craving. Bite into a slice of Classic Chocolate Pound Cake topped with a dollop of whipped cream. Serve the Quickest, Easiest Chocolate Mousse Pie at your next party. Your guests will beg you for the recipe. The Grilled Chocolate-Stuffed Bananas will leave you reminiscing about your childhood, while your kids sneak off with the delicious Chocolate-Chocolate Chunk Cookies. Learn how cacao goes from bean to bar, how to choose from the many forms of chocolate available in today's markets, plus the basics of storing, chopping, melting, and tasting them.