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

    Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

    These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is...


    Best Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

    This gluten-free chocolate cake is a yummy treat that everyone can enjoy. Sometimes I stir in gluten-free chocolate chips or...


    Double Chocolate Espresso Pound Cake

    Two of my biggest loves in life—chocolate and coffee—come together in this velvety pound cake. Grate some extra chocolate on...


    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...

    Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dump Cake

    I am a huge fan of the chocolate-peanut butter combination. I'm also a fan of easy recipes, including dump cakes....


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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...


    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...

    Chocolate Cream Cupcakes

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


    Chocolate Nougat Cake

    A wonderful lady who baby-sat me as a child gave me a recipe book of her handwritten specialties for a...


    Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

    I first started making this cake when my husband was stationed with the military in California. Now, 20 years later,...


    German Chocolate Birthday Cake

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


    Golden Chocolate Cake

    At our Wisconsin farm, dessert was just as important as the main course. This idea has followed us to California,...

    Chocolate Chip Date Cake

    Pam Jennings of Prairie City, Iowa, shares her recipe for Chocolate Chip Date Cake. "This bar-like cake travels well because...


    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...


    Box-of-Chocolates Cupcakes

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


    Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

    Our grandkids love these cupcakes and don't believe us when we tell them there are veggies in them! I'm always...


    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...

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    Truffle Chocolate Cupcakes

    I love food served with an unexpected twist, like these cupcakes with a creamy chocolate truffle center. My kids love...


    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...


    Chocolate Guinness Cake

    One bite and everyone will propose a toast to this silky-smooth chocolate Guinness cake. The cream cheese frosting reminds us...


    Zucchini Chocolate Cake with Orange Glaze

    This moist and mouthwatering cake has a rich chocolate flavor, a hint of orange and is chock-full of zucchini and...