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 Peppermint Log

What a great make-ahead treat! This cake log is perfect for the holidays because you can make it when you have time, store it in the freezer and scratch dessert off of your to-do list. —Brenda Sinclair, Princeton, Missouri

Orange Ricotta Cake Roll

I come from a big Italian family where my mom cooked and baked many delicious meals and desserts from scratch....


Chocolate Mint Cake Roll

Folks will "ooh" and "aah" when you set this fancy dessert on the table! It looks like an old-time yule...


Chocolate Yule Log

For many years, this impressive rolled cake has been a favorite Christmas dessert for our family— everyone just loves it!...


Red Velvet Cake Roll

Get ready for oohs and aahs when you set this on the table. A creamy white chocolate filling rolls up...

Pistachio-Chocolate Chiffon Roll

This cake roll keeps well in the freezer; just thaw and glaze before serving. I sometimes add crushed peppermint candies...


Cream-Filled Chocolate Cake Roll

This sumptuous dessert from Evalyn Pokorny of Hazelhurst, Wisconsin is absolutely divine. Its creamy filling, tender cake and rich chocolate...

Creamy Chocolate Cake Roll

The beauty of this recipe is that it looks elegant even though it's so simple to make. It earns rave...


Hazelnut Chocolate Cake Roll

Don't be intimidated to prepare this dramatic dessert from our Test Kitchen! It's actually quite easy to make. Plus, it...


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Chocolate Gingerbread Yule Log

If you’ve tasted a yule log sponge cake, you’ll love this version with fresh ginger and spices. The holiday stunner...


Chocolate Cannoli Cake Roll

Creamy ricotta cheese filling with a hint of cinnamon rolls up beautifully in this fluffy chocolate cake. —Tammy Rex, New...

Chocolate & Peppermint Ice Cream Roll

Here's an extra-special treat from the freezer. Peppermint ice cream rolled into a homemade chocolate cake gives dinner a refreshing...


Lamington Roulade

I am a teacher born in Australia who came to the United States seven years ago via a teacher exchange...


Chocolate Cake Roll with Praline Filling

This show-stopping cake roll was one of the first “complicated” recipes I ever attempted to prepare. I discovered it was...