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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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 perfect for any occasion. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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!...


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....


Slow-Cooker Lava Cake

I love chocolate. Perhaps that's why this decadent slow-cooker cake has long been a family favorite. Sometimes I serve it...


Gooey Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cake

Here in Wisconsin, winter weather is extreme. A hot dessert is just the thing to warm us up. This slow-cooked...

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CokeCola Cake

We live in Coca-Cola country, where everyone loves a chocolaty, moist sheet cake made with the iconic soft drink. Our...


White Chocolate Fudge Cake

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

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...


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Classic Chocolate Cake

If you need to learn how to make chocolate cake from scratch, this easy homemade chocolate cake recipe is a...


Dark Chocolate Flourless Cake

When working with so few ingredients, I like to use the best ones—such as good quality bittersweet chocolate. Pomegranate juice...


Chocolate Pudding Cake

This rich, chocolate pudding cake is one of my favorites. I like to serve it warm with a scoop of...

Cherry Cola Chocolate Cake

For a truly different chocolate cake, think outside the box and inside the slow cooker. This easy dessert comes out...


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...


Malted Milk Cake

Bake this cake in a 13x9 pan or as cupcakes in fun paper liners. I am a sweet and salty...


Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Why is this chocolate cake in a mug the most dangerous recipe in the world? Because you’re now only minutes...

Chocolate Upside-Down Cake

"This dessert is out of this world," promises Iola Egle, McCook, Nebraska. Coconut, chocolate chips, marshmallows and pecans turn a...


Steamed Chocolate Pudding

Warm and comforting, this special dessert from Mary Kelley of Minneapolis, Minnesota is timeless. You'll love its chocolaty goodness and...


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake

I have been baking this cake for friends and neighbors for years. It's an easy to make-and-take treat. —Kellie Moore,...


Slow-Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake

Everyone who tries this dessert falls in love with it. Using a slow cooker liner makes cleanup a breeze. —Latona...


Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

Instant pudding mix and cake mix cut the preparation time for this delicious cake that is loaded with grated chocolate...


Chocolate Malt Pudding Cake

When I make this warm, comforting cake, I chop the malted milk balls by putting them in a bag and...


Chocolate Nut Torte

This recipe brings back pleasant memories of my childhood—my grandmother would make it when we'd come to visit. Now I...


Molten Mocha Cake

When I first made my decadent slow-cooker chocolate cake, my husband's and daughter's expressions said it all. She says it's...

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Yummy Zucchini Chocolate Cake

As a confirmed chocoholic, this is my all-time favorite treat. I found the original recipe more than 20 years ago,...


Chocolaty Peanut Butter Cake

The two great flavors of chocolate and peanut butter come together in this moist cake. Kids of every age will...


Chocolate Espresso Lava Cake

When a chocolate craving hits, I whip up this cake my aunt inspired. It’s gooey and saucy but not crazy...


Fudge-Filled Vanilla Cake

For my husband’s birthday cake, I used white chocolate pudding mix as part of the cake’s topping. Guests rated this...


Warm Rocky Road Cake

When it's warm, this reminds me of super moist lava cake. And until I made this, I didn't think a...


Orange-Cola Chocolate Cake

Most people are shocked to learn this moist and luscious cake starts with a mix. Substituting cola for water, adding...