Mondays don't exactly have the best rep. Like, no one says "case of the Mondays" and means "a sudden jolt of energy and joy that makes me smile forever."
But what if we gave Mondays a makeover? Here's what I'm thinking: Grab a ton of chocolate on your way home Monday night, and get to work crafting a dessert so swoon-worthy, you'll forget there are four more days to go 'til the weekend. I'm talking the fudgiest brownies, cakes with lava-like melty centers, cookies chockfull of chocolate pockets, and milkshakes so chocolate-y you'll want to drink them out of the blender.
I vote, let's do it. You in? Great, you're in. Monday shall be henceforth known as "Chocolate Dessert Day." Here's what's on the menu:
This story was originally published on Food52.com: 19 deeply chocolate-y desserts, because it's been a long day.