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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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. On occasion, I've omitted the peanut butter chips and used 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips with very tasty results. —Lisa Varner, El Paso, Texas

Delightful Devil’s Food Cake

There's more than chocolate in this luscious layer cake. The creamy ricotta cheese frosting is flavored with orange juice, mini...


Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

Our grandkids love these cupcakes and don't believe us when we tell them there are veggies in them! I'm always...


Golden Chocolate Cake

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


Chocolate Truffle Cake

Love chocolate? Then this tender, luxurious layer cake is for you. With a ganache glaze and a fabulous bittersweet filling,...

Over-the-Top Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake looks as awesome as it tastes. The swirls of dulce de leche sauce and toffee topping make...


German Chocolate Cake

According to my husband, this is the best German chocolate cake recipe in the whole world. Every bite has a...

Chocolate Pound Cake

You'll find that this cake goes well with ice cream, but it's also delicate enough to serve in small pieces...


Chocolate Mocha Torte

A mocha filling is spread between the layers of this decadent chocolate cake that's piled high with flavor.


Chocolate Cake with Sour Cream

This luscious chocolate layer cake gets wonderful moistness from sour cream. Its irresistible topping and marvelous from-scratch goodness make it...


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...


Peanut Butter Lover’s Cake

My family thrives on peanut butter, so they just love it when I make this recipe.


Chocolate Sour Cream Torte

This elegant cake is sure to evoke stunned “wows” from guests. Create toppings to fit the occasion; it lends itself...


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Dark Chocolate Pecan Cake

Made in a single loaf pan, this doubly good chocolate cake has a nutty praline layer and two layers of...


Chocolate-Cherry Mousse Delight

I concocted this for a ladies get-together because several of us were watching our weight. I topped each slice of...

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

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


Grandma’s Chocolate Cake

My grandma made this delicious cake for me throughout the years on my birthday. It's wonderful for chocolate lovers!—Dorothy Eagen,...


Hot Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

Hot chocolate is my go-to winter indulgence. To go with it, I like this moist pumpkin cake dusted with cocoa...


Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

My guests are never satisfied with just one of these, but that's OK because they are so light. The meringue-like...


Chocolate-Covered Cherry Pudding Cake

Growing up, I remember my grandfather cherishing the chocolate-covered cherries we’d bring him for Christmas. He passed away this past...


Triple-Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate lovers, brace yourselves. This cocoa creation and its saucy accompaniment make a heavenly combination. —Jenny Staniec, Oak Grove, Minnesota


Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes

I got the recipe for these moist , filled cupcakes from a dear friend about 25 years ago. I have...


Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

I didn't have any luck finding a peanut butter-filled chocolate cupcake (my two favorite flavors), so I made my...

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Chocolate Cookie Torte

This recipe has been used many times in our family for get-togethers. It's easy to make and beautiful when served.


Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

Smooth cream cheese inside makes these cupcakes so rich. The classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate chips comes through...


Chocolate/Whipping Cream Torte

Special occasions call for extraordinary desserts like this impressive-looking torte. It may take some time to prepare but the smiles...


Caramel-Fudge Chocolate Cake

To satisfy the chocolate lovers in our family, I added hot fudge topping and chocolate chips to a caramel-covered dessert...


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Sacher Torte Squares

Sacher torte is a Viennese cake that requires several steps. My squares are an easy alternative, but they still feature...


Special Mocha Cupcakes

Topped with a fluffy frosting and chocolate sprinkles, these extra-rich, extra-delicious cupcakes smell wonderful while baking and taste even better!...