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

    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...


    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 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...


    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 Yum-Yum Cake

    MY GRANDMOTHER first made this cake, and my mother made it often when I was a little girl. Today, at...


    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...


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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,...


    Box-of-Chocolates Cupcakes

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


    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...


    Truffle Chocolate Cupcakes

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

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    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...


    Delightful Devil’s Food Cake

    There's more than chocolate in this luscious layer cake. The creamy ricotta cheese frosting is flavored with orange juice, mini...


    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...


    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...


    Chocolate-Bottom Mini-Cupcakes

    These freeze very well. I like to keep a batch on hand for drop-in guests or for when I'm too...


    German Chocolate Cake

    According to my husband, this is the best German chocolate cake recipe in the whole world. Every bite has a...