Best Chocolate Desserts in Belfast
After enjoying a delicious dinner, I always want something chocolatey to round off the meal. So, when choosing a restaurant, one of the first things I do is check out their dessert menu. If there's no chocolate item on the list (which is more common than you’d think), I keep looking until I find a place that can deliver. Here are my favourite places in Belfast for getting a cocoa hit.
Chocolate Brownie from Shu
A warm brownie usually hits the spot and one of my favourites is served at Shu on the Lisburn Road. Anywhere that uses Valrhona chocolate in their desserts gets top marks from me and Shu’s Valrhona and hazelnut brownie, served with vanilla ice cream, is a dreamy moment indeed.
Chocolate Fondant from Home Restaurant
There’s something about a heated chocolate dessert, served with cold ice cream that is eternally appealing. Home Restaurant serve the most perfectly sized chocolate fondant, warm with a melting middle, and a scoop of ice cream. It’s not too much, and not too little - it’s just right.
Mississippi Mud Pie from Co Couture
Basically everything at Co Couture is insanely good. The chocolate treats are all prepared freshly on the premises from their brownies and chocolate chip cookies to their handmade chocolate truffles, but as a dessert the Mississippi Mud Pie is pure chocolatey joy.
This vision of loveliness is as the epitome of chocolate lovers dream. Served in individual portions at Co Couture’s Dessert Club or pick up a slice of the huge pie to bring home and indulge in private!
Pastries from Patisserie Mimi
Belfast also has some bakeries and shops that sell luscious chocolate treats. Patisserie Mimi on High Street has become famous for their delectable desserts. Take home a box of the pistachio macaroon, filled with Alpaco Grand Cru – we’re talking 66% Valrhona chocolate here people! If you really want some serious indulgence – go for the raspberry pistachio and Tainori tart in an individual portion or the huge size for a dinner party. The Tainori in the tart is referring, again, to that god of chocolate - Valrhona. Yum, yum, yum.
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