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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Dutch Oven Chocolate Dump Cake

Looking for a quick dessert that will make people think you spent all day in the kitchen? This Dutch oven dump cake will wow your guests. Feel free to use your favorite pie filling in place of cherry. — Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Grandma’s Favorite Cherry Desserts

Pies, cobblers, cakes and more—Grandma's favorite cherry desserts are a revival of simpler days, amazing flavors and time well spent...


Our Top 10 Black Forest Recipes

Inspired by traditional black forest cake, these dessert recipes combine chocolate, cherries and cream that are sure to satisfy your...


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...


Raspberry Fudge Torte

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

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...


Orange Ricotta Cake Roll

I come from a big Italian family where my mom cooked and baked many delicious meals and desserts from scratch....

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...


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...


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-Strawberry Bombe

Layers of rich devil's food cake and strawberry filling are covered in a heavenly whipped cream frosting. The treat is...

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...


Coconut-Filled Fudge Cake

My sister shared this recipe with me, and it has become a favorite for family birthdays. The coconut center is...


Chocolate Macaroon Cake

"This cake is always popular with chocolate lovers, including my five children," notes Saburo Aburano of Ann Arbor, Michigan. "I...


Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Chocolate and orange are perfect together in these fudgy morsels. To give them a moist brownie-like texture, I add mayonnaise....


Chocolate-Glazed Raspberry Torte

Folks just won’t believe a dessert so decadent and delicious could be so low-fat. Our Test Kitchen can take a...

Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

My guests are never satisfied with just one of these, but that's OK because they are so light. The meringue-like...


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...


Triple-Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate lovers, brace yourselves. This cocoa creation and its saucy accompaniment make a heavenly combination. —Jenny Staniec, Oak Grove, Minnesota


Chocolate Chip Strawberry Shortcakes

Nothing goes better with juicy strawberries than whipped cream and chocolate. This tasty combination is decadent and fun, so it’s...


Best Coconut Chocolate Cake

I hope other families enjoy this chocolate coconut cake as much as my family does. I've given almost 100 copies...


Cocoa Banana Cupcakes

Rochelle Brownlee of Big Timber, Montana shares the recipe for these moist cupcakes with milk banana flavor. The cocoa powder...


Raspberry-Cream Chocolate Torte

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


Cherry Cola Chocolate Cake

For a truly different chocolate cake, think outside the box and inside the slow cooker. This easy dessert comes out...

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Banana Chip Cake

This is my version of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey Ice Cream (my favorite!) in a cake. The hardest part...


German Chocolate Lazy Daisy Cake

Traditional German chocolate cake gets a whole new spin with this inventive version that's finished off under the high heat...


Chocolate Raspberry Cake

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


Heavenly Chocolate-Fudge Cake Balls

My special treat is similar to the popular cake pops—but without the stick! They're guaranteed to calm any chocolate craving...


Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Shortcake is one of the greatest desserts, especially when using fresh strawberries. These chocolate strawberry shortcakes are a great treat...


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...