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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Heavenly Surprise Mini Cupcakes

“My grandmother was an accomplished baker, and this was one of the many special treats she liked to make. It's fun to bite into these dense chocolate cupcakes and discover a surprise inside.”
—Jorun Meierding, Mankato, Minnesota

Coconut-Filled Fudge Cake

My sister shared this recipe with me, and it has become a favorite for family birthdays. The coconut center is...


Chocolate Macaroon Cake

"This cake is always popular with chocolate lovers, including my five children," notes Saburo Aburano of Ann Arbor, Michigan. "I...


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...


Best Coconut Chocolate Cake

I hope other families enjoy this chocolate coconut cake as much as my family does. I've given almost 100 copies...

German Chocolate Lazy Daisy Cake

Traditional German chocolate cake gets a whole new spin with this inventive version that's finished off under the high heat...


Heavenly Chocolate-Fudge Cake Balls

My special treat is similar to the popular cake pops—but without the stick! They're guaranteed to calm any chocolate craving...

Coconut-Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes

These gorgeous little cupcakes have an out-of-this-world German chocolate flavor. Created by our Test Kitchen, they’ll appease any sweet-tooth attack.


Chocolate Angel Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Frosting

Sweeten any meal with these fun, frosted chocolate cupcakes that take just minutes to make. The finger-licking flavor packs far...


Lamington Roulade

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


Cherry-Coconut Chocolate Torte

This torte reminds me of two favorite treats: chocolate covered cherries and old-fashioned Cherry Mash candy bars. —Dian Hicks Carlson,...

Coconut Cake with White Chocolate Frosting

My husband adores coconut but not so much cake. When I take this beauty to family potlucks, he gets his...


White Chocolate-Coconut Layer Cake

This cake is special to me because I took a recipe I had been making for years and added my...


White Chocolate Coconut Cake

This eye-catching cake is my own creation. The white "snowball" look makes it the perfect choice for a holiday celebration....