We're going cocoa crazy

There are only three things you can count on in this life: death, taxes, and chocolate. While we could do without the former, the latter is the most popular sweet treat in the world, with more than $101 billion worth of chocolate being sold globally each year.

For those serious jonesing for chocolate, a candy bar just won’t cut it. So, the Foodgōd team rounded up the most delicious, decadent, and all together outrageous chocolate desserts in the world for you to feast your eyes on. Chocoholics, start your engines:

Crazy Hot Chocolate

BomboBar, Chicago, IL

Bombo Bar hot chocolate_photo via @msams

Drinking your meals takes on a whole new meaning at Chicago’s BomboBar. This Windy City eatery makes a candy, donut, and cookie-topped cocoa that’s so enormous it’s practically breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a single sitting.

Devil’s Food Donut

Broad Street Dough Co., Oakhurst, NJ

Devil's food donut_photo via @broadst_doughco

Donuts don’t get more decadent than the Devil’s Food Donut at Broad Street Dough Co. in Oakhurst, New Jersey. Topped with icing, cookies, cookie dough, and chocolate and caramel drizzles, this bad boy will satisfy your sweet tooth for weeks.

Dark Chocolate Sundae Waffle

Coffee By Di Bella, Mumbai, India

Chocolate sundae waffle_photo via @foodofmumbai

Breakfast just got a whole lot more indulgent, thanks to the Dark Chocolate Sundae Waffle at Coffee by Di Bella in Mumbai. This oversized chocolate waffle comes topped with chocolate ice cream, hot fudge, marshmallows, and a cherry on top. See? Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.

Oreo Milkshake

Broadway Burger Bar, Atlantic City, NJ

Oreo milkshake_photo via @tropicanaac

Oreos, ice cream, sprinkles, cake, frosting, hot fudge, and more converge in this decadent treat from Atlantic City’s Broadway Burger Bar in the Tropicana Casino. And what better way to boost your mood after a few bad hands at the tables?

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Oreo Brownies

Flour Covered Apron, Evanston, IL

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Oreo Brownie_photo via @flourcoveredapron

If you can’t decide between cake, cookies, brownies, and peanut butter, why not have them all at once? That’s the philosophy behind this epic brownie from Flour Covered Apron in Evanston, and honestly, we’re not mad at it.

Frrrozen Hot Chocolate

Serendipity 3, New York, NY

Frrrozen hot chocolate_photo via @damedoller

Serendipity 3 is one of New York’s most famous dessert destinations, with chocolate lovers braving long lines and freezing cold temperatures to get a bite of their Frrrozen Hot Chocolate. Part milkshake, part sundae, and entirely delicious, this is one oversized dessert you’ll definitely think twice before sharing.

Wake Me Up Crazy Thick Shake

Three one 2 one, Richmond, Australia

Wake me up crazy thick shake_photo via @ek_food

What goes well with a milkshake? Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. At Three one 2 one in Richmond, Australia, their Wake Me Up Crazy Thick Shake comes accessorized with cotton candy, whipped cream, hot fudge, icing, truffles, a chocolate-dipped marshmallow, and an entire ice cream sandwich for good measure.

S’Mores Cupcake

Gigi’s Cupcakes, Littleton, CO

Smores cupcake_photo via @explorelittleton

Instead of making a mess trying to cook over a campfire, indulge your s’mores craving at Gigi’s Cupcakes in Littleton, Co. The sweets shop turns your favorite camp treat into an art form, with Hershey’s chocolate, toasted marshmallows, and a graham cracker crumble around the edge.

Loaded Donut

Deluxe Diner, Plymouth, NZ

Loaded donut_photo via @emzburton

Deluxe doesn’t even begin to describe the desserts served at Plymouth, New Zealand’s Deluxe Diner. Case in point: their loaded donut comes topped with ice cream, cookies, candy, whipped cream, cherries, sprinkles, marshmallows, and more. You donut want to get between a chocolate lover and this treat.

Chocolate Banana Wowfull

Wowfulls, New York, NY

Chocolate wowfull_photo via @bingbaanbooom

“Wow”: what you’re feeling when you first see this dessert waffle topped with ice cream, Oreo crumbs, and chocolate banana Pocky. “Full”: what you’re going to be for a while after eating it.

Chocolate Pasta

Max Brenner, Boston, MA

Chocolate pasta_photo via @maxbrennerusa

Kill two birds with one stone and indulge your chocolate and pasta cravings at once with this dish at Max Brenner. Made from thin strips of crepe, this is one decadent dinner-dessert hybrid that carb-lovers will want to dig in to.

Chocolate Eclair

Boulangerie Montgolfière, Paris, France

Chocolate eclair_photo via @ludovic.paris.ppc

The French make some of the world’s best pastries. And from the looks of it, this sizable eclair topped with hazelnuts, passion fruit, mango, and pieces of chocolate cake is well worth the plane ticket to Paris. Ooh la la!

Gilded Chocolate Cake

Smallcakes, Pensacola, FL

Gilded chocolate cake_photo via @smallcakespensacola

What’s better than chocolate? Gold-covered chocolate. If your jewelry budget’s a bit tight this month, this cake from Smallcakes in Pensacola is clearly the next best thing.

Choco Taco

Parlor Pizza Bar, Chicago, IL

Choco taco_photo via @gingerrlu

The ultimate on-the-go sundae, Parlor Pizza Bar in Chicago has perfected the Choco Taco formula. An oversized chocolate waffle shell is topped with chocolate, ice cream, whipped cream, chocolate chips, hot fudge, and maraschino cherries. Swoon.

Dark Chocolate Garlic Bacon Apple

Big Bear Chocolates, Spokane Valley, WA

Dark chocolate garlic bacon apple_photo via @bigbearchocolates

Sweet and savory combine to form something greater than the individual ingredients in this decadent treat from Big Bear Chocolates. If mixing together bacon, chocolate, garlic, and apples is wrong, we don’t want to be right.

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