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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Mint Swirl Fudge Cake

Mint pairs with a silky, mild chocolate flavor for this colorful, beautiful cake that will be the talk of the holiday buffet. —Heidi Kelly, Norwood, Missouri

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...


Molten Peppermint-Chocolate Cakes

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


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

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...


Molten Chocolate Cakes with Mint Fudge Sauce

The perfect accompaniment to a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream, my Molten Chocolate Cakes feature my signature mint sauce....

Fun & Festive Cake Pops

Pop goes the party! No worries on who's cutting the cake; just serve and pop. —Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen


White Chocolate Pound Cake with Chocolate Sauce

As good as this homemade pound cake is alone, it hits new heights draped with the accompanying chocolate-orange sauce warm...


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...

Creamy Chocolate Cake Roll

The beauty of this recipe is that it looks elegant even though it's so simple to make. It earns rave...


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Special-Occasion Chocolate Cake

This cake won Grand Champion at the 2000 Alaska State Fair, and you will see why once you taste it....


Fudgy Peppermint Stick Torte

I created this recipe based on a chocolate cake a friend made for me several years ago. It's a favorite...


German Black Forest Cake

As far as I know, this cake recipe can be traced back to my German great-grandma. When I got married,...


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 Molten Cakes

Be prepared to swoon once you dip into this indulgent flourless cake and warm chocolate oozes from its center. This...


Raspberry Sachertorte

It may look like this torte took hours to make, but it has a surprisingly short list of ingredients. A...


Chocolate-Caramel Pumpkin Torte

I'm pretty proud to say this is one of my first experiments in the kitchen that turned out "to-die-for" delicious....


Chocolate Cherry Cake

This is a very quick and easy cake to make. It is fancy enough to serve to guests.—Lois Valley, Morgan...


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Chocolate Gingerbread Yule Log

If you’ve tasted a yule log sponge cake, you’ll love this version with fresh ginger and spices. The holiday stunner...


Mint Chocolate Torte

This recipe is a combination of two different ones—the chocolate cake from my childhood and the filling from a pie...


French Chocolate Cake

Tender cake layers, a delightful fudge filling and a light and airy frosting await your taste buds! "If you're a...


Mini Chocolate Cakes with Caramelized Bananas

This was one of my first times spreading my wings with a recipe and trying to go a bit fancy....

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Molten Chocolate Cherry Cakes

Cinnamon-spiced cherries make these gooey chocolate cakes even more irresistible. Refrigerate the extra sauce and drizzle it over ice cream...


Raspberry-Cream Chocolate Torte

This spectacular torte looks and tastes like it came from a European bakery. Although it takes some time to make,...


Flourless Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Ice Cream

This luscious dessert features a chocolaty cake, peanut butter ice cream and a smooth coffee-flavored sauce. Every element can conveniently...


Flourless Chocolate Cake with Rosemary Ganache

This rich cake is the essence of moist, dense and chocolaty. A silky chocolate ganache infused with rosemary really takes...


Chocolate and Red Wine Cupcakes

Our home economists use rich chocolate frosting to tastefully top tender cupcakes that have a subtle red wine flavor.


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Decadent Chocolate Crepe Cake

No other dessert has wowed family and friends the way this stunning crepe cake did the first time I made...