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

    Layered Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

    This yellow cake will become your go-to recipe for birthdays, but the tender cake with flavorful chocolate buttercream is truly...


    Cookie Cake

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


    Dr Pepper Sheet Cake

    When we visited the Dr Pepper museum in Dublin, Texas, I bought a Dr Pepper cake mix. It was so...


    Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

    These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is...

    Best Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

    This gluten-free chocolate cake is a yummy treat that everyone can enjoy. Sometimes I stir in gluten-free chocolate chips or...


    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...


    Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

    We were snowed in one Christmas and couldn't get to the store to buy cookies for Santa. My daughter and...


    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 Lover’s Mousse Torte

    With layer after luscious layer of creamy filling and cake, Chocolate Lover’s Mousse Torte proves irresistible every time. —Brenda Fisher,...

    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...


    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...


    Raspberry Chocolate Cake

    Whenever I make this cake, I get rave reviews. It's impressive, and the raspberry filling is wonderful. —Marlene Sanders, Paradise,...


    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 Zucchini Cupcakes

    Our grandkids love these cupcakes and don't believe us when we tell them there are veggies in them! I'm always...


    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...

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    Truffle Chocolate Cupcakes

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


    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...


    German Chocolate Birthday Cake

    This moist, flavorful cake was the traditional birthday cake at our house when I was growing up. Everyone requested it....


    Chocolate Layered Cake

    You can "halve" your cake and eat it, too, when you make Verna Mae Floyd's chocolaty classic for two. "My...


    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...