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....

    Devil’s Food Cupcakes with Chocolaty Frosting

    I begged my aunt for this recipe when I was 16 years old, and it's still my very favorite. The...


    Molten Peppermint-Chocolate Cakes

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


    Box-of-Chocolates Cupcakes

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


    Raspberry Chocolate Cake

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

    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...


    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...


    Lava Chocolate Cakes

    True decadence at its best, this rich chocolate cake created by the Taste of Home Cooking School features a warm,...


    Chocolate Cappuccino Mousse Cake

    Layers of coffee-flavored angel food cake and decadent chocolate mousse are covered with a to-die-for buttercream frosting. Each slice of...


    Petite Chocolate-Hazelnut Cakes

    Add these sweet treats to a dessert platter featuring other small confections. The cake is moist, tender and extra special...

    Chocolate Lava Cakes

    Since this dessert is served hot, you can bake it while you enjoy your main course. And it’s easy to...


    Makeover Ricotta Nut Torte

    Looking for a special, lightened-up treat? Lots of thin layers and a luscious frosting make this cake a winner that's...


    Chocolate Peppermint Log

    What a great make-ahead treat! This cake log is perfect for the holidays because you can make it when you...


    Orange Ricotta Cake Roll

    I come from a big Italian family where my mom cooked and baked many delicious meals and desserts from scratch....


    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...


    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


    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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    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...


    Giant Cupcake Pumpkin

    Make a smiley statement by decorating a whole tray of cupcakes. Once everyone’s seen the big picture, they can all...


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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...


    Chocolate-Drizzled Gingerbread

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