15 white chocolate recipes for those who strongly believe it’s the best chocolate

Sometimes, only the unapologetically sweet satisfaction of pearly white chocolate will do. With its indulgent creaminess and vanilla-like flavour, we can see why white chocolate enthusiasts believe it’s the BEST of the three (move over milk and dark).

Here, we show you all the delightfully decadent ways you can use a bar of white chocolate in cooking, including pavlova, profiteroles, a pistachio cake and other things (that don’t necessarily begin with the letter ‘P’). Keep scrolling to see all 15 drool-worthy creations…

15 white chocolate recipes for those who strongly believe it’s the best chocolate

White chocolate and raspberry swiss roll

Sharp, tangy raspberries cut through the sweetness of a white chocolate sponge and creamy filling in this stunning swiss roll recipe.

Swiss roll

White chocolate, orange and Grand Marnier crèmes brûlées

Sugar, eggs, cream and white chocolate are the foundations of these silky crème brulées. We’ve added a hint of orange and a splash of booze, too, for true dinner party sophistication.

Caramelised white chocolate, burnt butter and tahini cake

John Whaite pushes chocolate cake boundaries with this innovative drip cake creation. You might just find that it’s actually easier than it looks…

White chocolate rice pudding with rhubarb and passion fruit compote

The sweet/sharp flavour of forced rhubarb is just what an oozy bowl of white chocolate rice pudding is calling out for…

Glazed raspberry and white chocolate tarts

These dainty tartlets are good enough to rival the ones you typically find in French patisseries.

Chocolate swirl meringues, berries and white chocolate sauce

Ok, there is a swirl of dark chocolate in these pretty meringues but the white chocolate certainly takes precedence. Served with berries and drowned in white choc sauce, this recipe makes a wonderful summer dessert.

White chocolate and raspberry marquise

This show-stopping marquise has the ultimate wow-factor but is surprisingly simple to make.

Pistachio, cardamom and white chocolate cake

Cardamom imparts a savouriness that we think complements the white chocolate in this cake to a tee. Top with a sprinkling of extra pistachio nuts for a bit of crunch!

Watermelon, berry and white chocolate pavlova

A white chocolate meringue base is filled with Greek yoghurt, double cream and a mountain of red fruit. It’s a real feast-your-eyes-on-this pudding and guests will go mad for it!

White chocolate, orange and ginger profiteroles

Give this recipe a go at Christmas time and, if you fancy a challenge, use them to build your own croquembouche!

White chocolate truffle torte

Seriously rich but worth every bite, our chocolate truffle torte makes a beautiful bake for special occasions.

Frozen berries with hot white chocolate sauce

This has got to be one of the easiest desserts, perhaps ever. Simply melt white chocolate with double cream to make a sauce, pour over frozen berries et voilà!

White chocolate and raspberry trifle

We’ve used a couple of cheats in this boozy trifle but we won’t tell if you won’t…

White chocolate and limoncello cheesecake

A caramelised Biscoff biscuit case holds a creamy, zesty white chocolate cheesecake topped with lemon curd; a showstopping dessert that will wow guests.

White forest gateau

Black Forest gateau gets a makeover with this white chocolate number, filled with kirsch cherries and slathered in thick buttercream icing.


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