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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Molten Peppermint-Chocolate Cakes

I doctored up a recipe I found in the newspaper years ago. When you see the gooey chocolate dripping out, you know you're in for an awesome dessert. —Genise Krause, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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 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...


Chocolate Truffle Cake

Love chocolate? Then this tender, luxurious layer cake is for you. With a ganache glaze and a fabulous bittersweet filling,...


Chocolate Ginger Cake

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

Chocolate-Drizzled Gingerbread

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


Mocha Bundt Cake

"Yum - what moist, rich cake!" is a typical comment when folks take a bite of this lovely dessert. Bittersweet...

Chocolate Sour Cream Torte

This elegant cake is sure to evoke stunned “wows” from guests. Create toppings to fit the occasion; it lends itself...


Raspberry Sachertorte

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


Chocolate-Covered Cherry Pudding Cake

Growing up, I remember my grandfather cherishing the chocolate-covered cherries we’d bring him for Christmas. He passed away this past...


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....

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...


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...


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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...


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Malted Chocolate & Stout Layer Cake

If you want a dessert that will take the cake at a St. Patrick's Day celebration, look no further! The...


Frosted Chocolate Sheet Cake

Nothing is as wonderful as a homemade chocolate cake. It is fancy enough to serve to guests and will be...

Chocolate-Filled Angel Food Cake

This decadent angel food cake has a secret tunnel of Amaretto-and-chocolate-flavored whipped cream and a luscious chocolate glaze. It's sure...


Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Coffee mixed into the batter makes this moist layer cake even more special. Garnished with fresh berries and chocolate curls...


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...


Favorite Chocolate Sheet Cake

My mother adapted this family pleaser from a recipe for vanilla cake that was in a church cookbook. The cake...


Orange Mousse Chocolate Torte

I always get compliments from the chocolate lovers at my table when I serve them this cool tangy torte with...


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....


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...


Marvelous Marble Cake

Pound cake and chocolate make the best marble cake. — Ellen Riley, Birmingham, Alabama

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Deep & Dark Ganache Cake

My ode to all things chocolate, this is a phenomenally rich and satisfying chocolate ganache cake recipe. — Tarra Knight,...


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.


Blue-Ribbon Peanut Butter Torte

Carol Wilson of Ancho, New Mexico claimed Grand Prize in the Taste of Home Recipe Box Contest with this impressive...


Lamington Roulade

I am a teacher born in Australia who came to the United States seven years ago via a teacher exchange...


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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...