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

    Cookie Cake

    This oversized cookie cake recipe is so easy and quick that I just might make it instead of traditional cookies...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

    I've tried different variations of these cakes for my family and this chocolate peanut butter mug cake is a winner!...


    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...


    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....

    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...

    Ultimate Chocolate Cake

    Semisweet chocolate chips add rich flavor to this moist chocolaty cake that's lower in fat. Slices of it are excellent...


    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...


    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...


    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...


    Raspberry Fudge Torte

    This special-occasion cake impresses all who see and taste it. People are surprised to hear that this torte starts with...


    Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

    You only need a few baking staples to throw together these gooey delights. Boxed cake mix and a can of...


    Golden Chocolate Cake

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


    Heavenly Surprise Mini Cupcakes

    “My grandmother was an accomplished baker, and this was one of the many special treats she liked to make. It's...

    Chocolate Lava Cakes

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


    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...


    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...


    Chocolate Cream Cupcakes

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


    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...


    Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

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

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    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 Chip Caramel Cake

    When I want to serve a treat that's pretty and delicious, I make this scrumptious cake. Dotted with chocolate chips...


    Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

    This is a chocolate lover's dream! It will definitely satisfy any chocolate craving you may have. I often make this...


    Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

    Impressive to look at but easy to make, this cake is a good old-fashioned "Sunday supper" dessert that melts in...


    Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake

    This cake delightfully combines the flavors of chocolate and cinnamon. Enjoy this dessert with dinner and use leftovers the next...


    Coconut Chocolate Cake

    This heavenly cake, from Elsie Shell of Topeka, Indiana, is so rich and gooey you wouldn't guess it starts with...