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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Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is perfect for potlucks and family gatherings that include guests with food restrictions. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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...


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...

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...


Box-of-Chocolates Cupcakes

Who wants a regular box of chocolates when you can have these decadent chocolate cupcakes? The different fillings prove that...

Cherry Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

Chocolate-covered coconut candy is tucked inside each of these morsels. The ganache frosting is complemented by coarse sugar and chocolate-covered...


German Chocolate Birthday Cake

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


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...


Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Cupcakes

Satisfy your chocolate craving with these cupcakes. The creamy frosting topped with chopped peanut butter cups is the best part....

Chocolate Gingerbread Toffee Cake with Ginger Whipped Cream

This cake literally stands above the rest—it is exactly what you need for a special-occasion dessert. With notes of ginger...


Chocolate Cream Cupcakes

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


German Chocolate Cake

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


Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

This is a chocolate lover's dream! It will definitely satisfy any chocolate craving you may have. I often make this...


Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Impressive to look at but easy to make, this cake is a good old-fashioned "Sunday supper" dessert that melts in...

Chocolate Eclair Torte

I take this impressive dessert to the table whole, then slice it and serve. It can be made ahead of...


German Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake

"People who compliment me on this chocolaty treat are surprised to learn it's a sauerkraut cake," reports Patricia Kile of...


Chocolate Marshmallow Cake

When Mom wanted to treat us to something special, she made this awesome dessert. We could never resist the tender...


Chocolate Oatmeal Cake

Writes Deborah Sheehan of East Orland, Maine, "Chocolate Oatmeal Cake is a treat—it's so moist and is topped with scrumptious...


White Chocolate Fudge Cake

"This sweet cake, with its thick frosting and rich chocolate layer, is a big hit at office potlucks," writes Denise...


Dark Chocolate Layer Cake

—David Heppner, Brandon, Florida


Chocolate Yule Log

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


Peanut Butter Lover’s Cake

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

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Makeover German Sweet Chocolate Cake

"This is a delicious family recipe that I just love," writes Patricia Peebles from Springfield, Missouri. It's been slimmed-down using,...


Coconut-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

If you are nuts about chocolate and coconut, this is definitely the cupcake for you. The chocolate ganache is so...


Sour Cream Chocolate Cupcakes

My husband and I love these classic moist, chocolaty cupcakes. The sour cream is definitely the ingredient that give them...


Famous Chocolate Cupcakes

We could tell you this is the best chocolate cupcake you will ever try, or you could serve it at...


Chocolate Macaroon Cake

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


Caramel Chocolate Cake

The crowd will cheer when you bring out this masterpiece! A creamy caramel frosting lends old-fashioned flavor to the moist...