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

    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...


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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...

    Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

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


    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....

    Chocolate-Drizzled Gingerbread

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


    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 Pound Cake

    You'll find that this cake goes well with ice cream, but it's also delicate enough to serve in small pieces...

    Chocolate Mocha Torte

    A mocha filling is spread between the layers of this decadent chocolate cake that's piled high with flavor.


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    Chocolate Ganache Peanut Butter Cupcakes

    I've been baking cakes for years and enjoy trying new combinations of flavors and textures. For this peanut butter cupcake...


    Brooklyn Blackout Cake

    If you love chocolate, you will LOVE this cake. I found this recipe when looking for a special cake to...


    Molten Peppermint-Chocolate Cakes

    I doctored up a recipe I found in the newspaper years ago. When you see the gooey chocolate dripping out,...


    Almond Espresso Chocolate Cake

    This deliciously decadent dessert can be served alone or topped with vanilla ice cream. A little goes a long way—and...

    Raspberry Chocolate Cake

    Whenever I make this cake, I get rave reviews. It's impressive, and the raspberry filling is wonderful. —Marlene Sanders, Paradise,...


    Chocolate-Cherry Brownie Cake

    My grandmother taught me the tricks to making this cake, and I've added my own special touches. The melted chocolate...


    Over-the-Top Chocolate Cake

    This chocolate cake looks as awesome as it tastes. The swirls of dulce de leche sauce and toffee topping make...


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    Flourless Chocolate Torte

    Chocoholics—like me!—know that nothing says chocolate like a flourless torte. —Kayla Albrecht, Freeport, Illinois


    Chocolate Ginger Cake

    Indulge in a dark, decadent cake that showcases the flavors of the holiday season. I stir fresh ginger into the...


    Pumpkin Chip Cake with Walnuts

    My grandmother gave me this family recipe. After a few changes, I made the treat even healthier and tastier. Holidays...


    Red Wine and Chocolate Cupcakes

    Red wine and chocolate make an amazing pairing, especially in these rich, elegant cupcakes made for my mother’s birthday. She...


    True Love Chocolate Cake

    “A college roommate gave me this amazing recipe and it's been my favorite ever since. To use it for other...

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    Toffee-Mocha Cream Cake

    Guests’ eyes will sparkle when they catch a glimpse of this rich, beautiful layer cake. The dessert serves 12, so...


    Rich Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

    The combination of mocha and peanut butter will satisfy every sweet tooth at your table. The garnish is a little...


    Chocolate Ring Cake

    Black walnuts add a flavor twist to this scrumptious, from-scratch cake. I loved to lick the remnants of the sweet,...


    Chocolate Mousse Cakes

    Fans of chocolate will fall head over heels for this decadent dessert. The recipe makes two cakes, so it's a...


    Chocolate Yule Log

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


    Chocolate Mint Layer Cake

    With its rich icing and minty whipped cream filling, this chocolate mint cake makes a fitting finale to a special...