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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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 cherries. —Sandy Ploy, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin

Truffle Chocolate Cupcakes

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


Golden Chocolate Cake

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


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...


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,...


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...

Chocolate Peppermint Log

What a great make-ahead treat! This cake log is perfect for the holidays because you can make it when you...


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 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...


Brooklyn Blackout Cake

If you love chocolate, you will LOVE this cake. I found this recipe when looking for a special cake to...

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...


Chocolate Cream Dessert

Since the 1960's, whenever I've asked my family what dessert I should fix, this is what they've requested. It has...


Chocolate Praline Torte

"No one will know this fancy dessert started with a handy boxed cake mix," assures Sandra Castillo of Watertown, Wisconsin....


Chocolate Eclair Torte

I take this impressive dessert to the table whole, then slice it and serve. It can be made ahead of...

Chocolate-Strawberry Bombe

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


Chocolate Sour Cream Torte

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


Pistachio-Chocolate Chiffon Roll

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


Heavenly Chocolate Cake

The cake's name says it all. Plus, it's tall, dark and delicious.—Billie B. Isaacs, Miamisburg, Ohio


Chocolate Ganache Cake

Here's to that chocolate fix we all need! I use cream in both the filling and glaze of this beautiful...


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,...


Whipped Chocolate Dessert

This dessert makes a cool and delicious treat on a warm summer day. I bake a tender crust from a...


Cappuccino Torte

Holidays are a time to spend with family and friends...it's also a chance to enjoy every bite of rich desserts...

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Chocolate Mint Layer Cake

With its rich icing and minty whipped cream filling, this chocolate mint cake makes a fitting finale to a special...


Creamy Chocolate Cake Roll

The beauty of this recipe is that it looks elegant even though it's so simple to make. It earns rave...


Chocolate Gingerbread Cupcakes

These luscious cupcakes have a touch of semisweet chocolate in the batter and white chocolate in the filling. They melt...


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


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...


Chocolate Bavarian Torte

Whenever I take this eye-catching torte to a potluck, I get so many requests for the recipe. —Edith Holmstrom, Madison,...