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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    Red Velvet Jar Cake

    I love to make these red velvet jar cakes for friends, family and teachers. Red velvet is my favorite during the holidays, but you can use your favorite cake and frosting flavors. Then dress up the jars with homemade labels and ribbons for gifting. Don't forget to tie a spoon to the jar; everyone likes to dig right in! —Lillie Collier, Mobile, Alabama

    Layered Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

    This yellow cake will become your go-to recipe for birthdays, but the tender cake with flavorful chocolate buttercream is truly...


    Cookie Cake

    This oversized cookie cake recipe is so easy and quick that I just might make it instead of traditional cookies...


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    12 Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipes You Have to Try

    Bundt cakes are simple and elegant. Combine them with chocolate and you've got a perfect dessert. Get started with our...


    Dr Pepper Sheet Cake

    When we visited the Dr Pepper museum in Dublin, Texas, I bought a Dr Pepper cake mix. It was so...

    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...


    Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

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

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

    I've tried different variations of these cakes for my family and this chocolate peanut butter mug cake is a winner!...


    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...


    Poutine Cake

    Recently my daughter was talking about her favorite food, poutine. I was inspired and created a homemade poutine-inspired cake for...


    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...

    Chocolate Spice Layer Cake with Caramel Icing

    Mariann James of Ferguson, Missouri created a sweet and salty favorite with her original recipe for chocolate spice cake with...


    Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

    We were snowed in one Christmas and couldn't get to the store to buy cookies for Santa. My daughter and...


    There’s a Scientific Reason Why You Can’t Stop Eating Chocolate Cake

    Your brain activity increases when you see certain types of foods. Here's why.


    Grandma’s Favorite Cherry Desserts

    Pies, cobblers, cakes and more—Grandma's favorite cherry desserts are a revival of simpler days, amazing flavors and time well spent...


    Air-Fryer Peppermint Lava Cakes

    It never ceases to amaze to see warm chocolate pudding ooze out of the center of this tender chocolate cake....


    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...


    Our Top 10 Black Forest Recipes

    Inspired by traditional black forest cake, these dessert recipes combine chocolate, cherries and cream that are sure to satisfy your...


    Chocolate-Drizzled Gingerbread

    Although this gingerbread has amazing chocolate and spice flavors, it's even better with a plop of whipped cream on top....

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    Chocolate Cream Cupcakes

    My favorite hockey team the Boston Bruins inspired these cupcakes. Add a love note on top using a little white...


    Chocolate Nougat Cake

    A wonderful lady who baby-sat me as a child gave me a recipe book of her handwritten specialties for a...


    Chocolate Holiday Cake

    Don't let the length and steps of this recipe scare you. It's simple...and the fudgy richness will bring rave reviews...


    Chocolate Yum-Yum Cake

    MY GRANDMOTHER first made this cake, and my mother made it often when I was a little girl. Today, at...


    Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

    I first started making this cake when my husband was stationed with the military in California. Now, 20 years later,...


    German Chocolate Birthday Cake

    This moist, flavorful cake was the traditional birthday cake at our house when I was growing up. Everyone requested it....