Chocolate Cake Recipes

Try one of these chocolate-lover’s recipes for tortes, cupcakes, layer cakes, Bundt cakes, cake rolls and more! Yum.

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Dutch Oven Chocolate Dump Cake

Looking for a quick dessert that will make people think you spent all day in the kitchen? This Dutch oven dump cake will wow your guests. Feel free to use your favorite pie filling in place of cherry. — Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is...


Best Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

This gluten-free chocolate cake is a yummy treat that everyone can enjoy. Sometimes I stir in gluten-free chocolate chips or...


Double Chocolate Espresso Pound Cake

Two of my biggest loves in life—chocolate and coffee—come together in this velvety pound cake. Grate some extra chocolate on...


Cinnamon Chocolate Cake

A healthy hint of cinnamon gives this chocolate cake an extra step up over the expected sheet cake. Its sweet...

Mint Swirl Fudge Cake

Mint pairs with a silky, mild chocolate flavor for this colorful, beautiful cake that will be the talk of the...


Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dump Cake

I am a huge fan of the chocolate-peanut butter combination. I'm also a fan of easy recipes, including dump cakes....


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Chocolate Comfort Cake

This moist and delicious chocolate cake is usually the first dessert to go. People even eat the crumbs. It’s always...


60 of Our Fudgiest Recipes Ever

Chewy and rich, if it's fudgy you know it's fabulous. Bake up some caramel fudge cheesecake, frosted fudge brownies, butter...


Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Semisweet chocolate chips add rich flavor to this moist chocolaty cake that's lower in fat. Slices of it are excellent...

Chocolate-Bottom Mini-Cupcakes

These freeze very well. I like to keep a batch on hand for drop-in guests or for when I'm too...


Golden Chocolate Cake

At our Wisconsin farm, dessert was just as important as the main course. This idea has followed us to California,...


Lava Chocolate Cakes

True decadence at its best, this rich chocolate cake created by the Taste of Home Cooking School features a warm,...


Chocolate Lava Cakes

Since this dessert is served hot, you can bake it while you enjoy your main course. And it’s easy to...


Slow-Cooker Lava Cake

I love chocolate. Perhaps that's why this decadent slow-cooker cake has long been a family favorite. Sometimes I serve it...

Mocha Bundt Cake

"Yum - what moist, rich cake!" is a typical comment when folks take a bite of this lovely dessert. Bittersweet...


Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake

This cake delightfully combines the flavors of chocolate and cinnamon. Enjoy this dessert with dinner and use leftovers the next...


Coconut Chocolate Cake

This heavenly cake, from Elsie Shell of Topeka, Indiana, is so rich and gooey you wouldn't guess it starts with...


Chocolate Tube Pan Cake

The chocolate bundt cake goes back many years to my days at Girl Scout camp. It's so fun and flavorful...


Milk Chocolate Bundt Cake

Try this recipe for a moist mild chocolate cake that cuts cleanly and doesn't need frosting. This scrumptious snack cake...


Upside-Down German Chocolate Cake

This simple recipe yields a delectable German chocolate cake that folks will "flip over"! The tempting coconut and pecan "frosting"...


Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

My mom has been making this chocolate chip cake recipe for 30 years. Topped with a chocolate glaze, it is...


Chocolate Picnic Cake

Rich, moist and chocolaty, this scrumptious cake is very versatile. It freezes well...and the chocolate chip topping makes it easy...

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Chocolate Cherry Angel Cake

A cake mix keeps this dessert simple, but cherries and a rich chocolate glaze make it extraordinary. Friends and family...


Whipped Chocolate Dessert

This dessert makes a cool and delicious treat on a warm summer day. I bake a tender crust from a...


Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Chocolate and orange are perfect together in these fudgy morsels. To give them a moist brownie-like texture, I add mayonnaise....


Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake

This is a fantastic way to perk up boxed cake mix. The whole family will love the chocolaty results, and...


Brownie Cupcakes

I grew up in my parents’ bakery, which might explain why I don’t like frosting. These brownie cupcakes are just...


Chocolate Fudge Cherry Cake

"This made-from-a-mix dessert tastes like you started from scratch!" says Charlene Griffin, a field editor from Minocqua, Wisconsin.