Pairing together fruit and chocolate is something humanity has been doing for a very long time and rightfully so! The way chocolate combines with all sorts of fruit is absolutely divine and we’re not embarrassed to admit that we consider desserts like that much more healthy, which is usually just an excuse to indulge in them way too early in the day. Here are some delicious recipes that wonderfully combine chocolate and fruit!
1. Chocolate Cherry Cookies
If we had to pick only one fruit to eat with something chocolatey, our number one pick would be cherries! The reason for that is because the acidity in cherries pairs marvelously with the sugar in the chocolate, making this a superb treat of balanced flavors. Num’s The World shares the recipe for chocolate cherry cookies!
2. Chocolate and Passion Fruit Cupcakes
If you’ve never had passion fruit before you’re definitely missing out! Don’t be afraid to try something new, especially when you have a detailed recipe by Supper in the Suburbs ready to expand your horizons. These chocolate and passion fruit cupcakes are the bomb!
3. Chocolate Covered Fruit
If you don’t have much time to bake and your house is full of toddlers, which automatically means that chocolate dips are out of the question unless you want to spend the rest of the day cleaning, check out the recipe for chocolate covered fruit at Tatyana’s Everyday Food!
4. Chocolate Raspberry Tart
You’re not dreaming – this tart is real and it’s gluten free! If you ever feel like you can’t really indulge in chocolate baked goods anymore because gluten is out of the question for you, this delicious raspberry tart by GF Jules is here to save the day!
5. Chocolate and Banana Breakfast Pizza
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, which is why it’s important that you eat like royalty! Stock up on carbs, fruit and chocolate first thing in the morning because let’s face it, you’re going to need the energy to get through the day! Girls Dishes shares a revolutionary recipe for chocolate and banana breakfast pizza!
6. Chocolate Tortilla Breakfast Tacos
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You take healthy eating very seriously and even though you love starting your day with fruit, you do admit to missing chocolate. We can totally relate! Thankfully, we were able to find the perfectly balanced breakfast in these chocolate tortilla tacos by She Knows!
7. Chocolate and Apricot Tarts
There are people who love all things sugary and those who love all things sour. If you are a proud member of team sugar you’re going to love these chocolate and apricot tarts by Figs & Pigs! They are super sweet with most of the sweetness thankfully coming from the apricot!
8. Chocolate Dipped Fruit Cones
Your kids are probably begging you for ice cream cones every single day and while this frozen dessert definitely has its place during the warm months, we still have to offer our little ones some healthier options. My Fussy Eater has a wonderful idea for chocolate dipped fruit cones!
9. Chocolate Strawberry Brownies
One of our favorite chocolate desserts are brownies. They are perfect for any occasion, quick to make and good for the soul! If you’re looking to add some fruit into your brownie mix, we love the idea and can happily refer you the The Awesome Green‘s recipe for chocolate strawberry brownies!
10. Chocolate Dipped Pineapple Pops
Mixing pineapples with chocolate is a combination that is going to be loved by some and hated by others, but we daresay that if you have an open mind and love to challenge yourself flavor wise, you’re going to be stunned by how good these chocolate dipped pineapple pops by Eat Well 101 are!
11. Chocolate Vegan Crepes
Start your day with a little bit of comfort food, especially when you have a big day ahead of you! Making chocolate crepes is a great idea and even more so when you serve them with lots of fresh fruit! We love this healthy recipe by Vegan Family Recipes!
12. Chocolate Strawberry Truffles
One of the classiest chocolate and fruit combinations is pairing chocolate with strawberries. This choice is always a hit for a quick sweet snack or delicious finger food at a party. Check out how The Fit Cookie made these chocolate strawberry truffles!
13. Fruity Chocolate Bark
Maybe all you really want is to enjoy in some good old traditional chocolate, which can easily be made at home and paired with any fruit of your choice. Love & Olive Oil opted for a variety of berries when making this classic chocolate bark and we are loving it!