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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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! I have made it with almond milk and melted coconut oil, and both ways are delicious! —Angela Lively, Conroe, Texas

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....


60 of Our Fudgiest Recipes Ever

Chewy and rich, if it's fudgy you know it's fabulous. Bake up some caramel fudge cheesecake, frosted fudge brownies, butter...


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...


Makeover Chocolate-Caramel Nut Cake

With layers of caramel and marshmallow frosting, this sweet treat really takes the cake! Serve this lightened-up version for special...

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...


Petite Chocolate-Hazelnut Cakes

Add these sweet treats to a dessert platter featuring other small confections. The cake is moist, tender and extra special...

Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Cupcakes

Satisfy your chocolate craving with these cupcakes. The creamy frosting topped with chopped peanut butter cups is the best part....


Makeover Ricotta Nut Torte

Looking for a special, lightened-up treat? Lots of thin layers and a luscious frosting make this cake a winner that's...


Gooey Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cake

Here in Wisconsin, winter weather is extreme. A hot dessert is just the thing to warm us up. This slow-cooked...


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...

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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 Mocha Torte

A mocha filling is spread between the layers of this decadent chocolate cake that's piled high with flavor.


Coconut Chocolate Cake

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


Peanut Butter Lover’s Cake

My family thrives on peanut butter, so they just love it when I make this recipe.


Pistachio-Chocolate Chiffon Roll

This cake roll keeps well in the freezer; just thaw and glaze before serving. I sometimes add crushed peppermint candies...

Famous Chocolate Cupcakes

We could tell you this is the best chocolate cupcake you will ever try, or you could serve it at...


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Dark Chocolate Pecan Cake

Made in a single loaf pan, this doubly good chocolate cake has a nutty praline layer and two layers of...


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 Almond Dessert

Who wouldn’t love this rich and decadent finale? It’s absolutely perfect for any special occasion. —Heidi Hall, North St. Paul,...


Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Filling

I'm a chocoholic and my kids love peanut butter, so a sweet slice of this cake is a real treat...


Almond Fudge Cakes

I teach in a school with three to four teachers per grade. I bake this cake in small springform pans...


Hazelnut Chocolate Cake Roll

Don't be intimidated to prepare this dramatic dessert from our Test Kitchen! It's actually quite easy to make. Plus, it...


Caramel-Pecan Mocha Layer Cake

My version of a prize-winning chocolate cake is irresistible, especially when the rich caramel sauce oozes down the sides. —Judy...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Though these fluffy cupcakes have only 7 g of fat, their rich flavor will keep anyone from guessing they’re light!...


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...


Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

I didn't have any luck finding a peanut butter-filled chocolate cupcake (my two favorite flavors), so I made my...


Peanut Chocolate Cake

Field editor Iola Engle from Bella Vista, Arkansas recommends a mouthwatering layer cake with peanut butter frosting. It's luscious!"—Iola Egle,...


Ricotta Nut Torte

This pretty layered Italian cake is called cassata. It takes some time to prepare this eye-catching dessert but it conveniently...


Chocolate-Pecan Pudding Cakes

Scrumptious chocolate mounds topped with syrup and a dollop come from Cory Tower of Columbus, Nebraska. He writes, "I'm in...