Chocolate Cake

Try one of these chocolate-lover's recipes for tortes, cupcakes, layer cakes, Bundt cakes, cake rolls and more! Yum.

Recipe Spotlight

Makeover Gooey Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

My dad made sure this dessert was on the menu for Father's Day—or else! This makeover version is great. I can't believe so much fat was cut and it still tastes like the original. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
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More Chocolate Cake

Glazed Chocolate Chip Coffee Ring

Glazed Chocolate Chip Coffee Ring

Glazed Chocolate Chip Coffee Ring

Anne Betts of Kalamazoo, Michigan says her husband often requests this moist rich cake. "It's great with a cup of coffee," she suggests.

Chocolate Almond Dessert

Chocolate Almond Dessert

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, Minnesota

Chocolate Berry Pound Cake

Chocolate Berry Pound Cake

Chocolate Berry Pound Cake

"This moist cake topped with raspberry whipped cream is from a dear friend's vast recipe collection," writes Christi Ross of Guthrie, Texas. "It tastes like something Grandma would make and is pretty enough to serve at a special luncheon or shower."

Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

Crunchy pecans and coconut fill each layer of this tempting cake spread with a homemade cream cheese frosting. Big slices are guaranteed to make eyes light up!

Chocolate Raspberry Tea Cakes

Chocolate Raspberry Tea Cakes

Chocolate Raspberry Tea Cakes

WITH a family of six children, it seems I'm always cooking and on the lookout for variety in menus and special treats to surprise them. This recipe was given to me by a co-worker. The flavor compliment of the raspberry to the chocolate is very pleasing.

Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Pound Cake

You'll find this cake is good with ice cream, but that it's also delicate enough to serve small pieces for a tea. My husband served in the military, and we spent 22 years moving around before "retiring" here. He's been a high school teacher, and I've been a wedding consultant. Now we're retiring again so we can have more time to spend with our two daughters and four granddaughters in the Midwest. "Grandpa" is looking forward to some good fishing!

Company Chocolate Cake

Company Chocolate Cake

Company Chocolate Cake

Chocoholics will love this moist, brownie-like cake. Its sweet chocolate sauce is a pleasant change from frosting, Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, this dessert will go over big with everyone at the table. —Susan Hansen Auburn, Alabama

Chocolate Macaroon Cake

Chocolate Macaroon Cake

Chocolate Macaroon Cake

"This cake is always popular with chocolate lovers, including my five children," notes Saburo Aburano of Ann Arbor, Michigan. "I got the recipe from a dear friend more than 30 years ago."

Chocolate Cherry Layer Cake

Chocolate Cherry Layer Cake

Chocolate Cherry Layer Cake

Flo Burtnett of Gage, Oklahoma has a sweet treat to enhance your buffet—a lusciously verssatile layer cake. "I've changed the design on top to a heart for Valentine's, a pumpkin for autumn and a tree for Christmas," she reveals.—Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma

Chocolate Cake with Cocoa Frosting

Chocolate Cake with Cocoa Frosting

Chocolate Cake with Cocoa Frosting

A special friend gave me this recipe more than 20 years ago. The cake has a light cocoa flavor, and the frosting is rich and delicious.—Annette Foster, Taylors, South Carolina

Chocolate Ganache Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Chocolate Ganache Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Chocolate Ganache Peanut Butter Cupcakes

I've been baking cakes for years and enjoy trying new combinations of flavors and textures. I blended two popular flavors: peanut butter and chocolate. As soon as I took the first bite of these cupcakes, I knew I had created something divine! —Ronda Schabes, Vicksburg, Michigan

Chocolate Cream Cupcakes

Chocolate Cream Cupcakes

Chocolate Cream Cupcakes

My favorite hockey team the Boston Bruins inspired these cupcakes. Add a love note on top using a little white icing. —Alisa Christensen, RSM, California

Chocolate Chiffon Torte

Chocolate Chiffon Torte

Chocolate Chiffon Torte

"This is an old recipe that I made often when we were on the farm and I had lots of cream to use up," recalls field editor Iola Egle of Bella Vista, Arkansas.

Chocolate Chiffon Valentine Cake

Chocolate Chiffon Valentine Cake

Chocolate Chiffon Valentine Cake

"I first made this lovely lightly textured cake for my husband for Valentine's day more than 25 years ago," recalls Pat Eastman of Provo, Utah. "It's perfect for any special occasion. As an alternative, I've decorated the top with chocolate kisses."
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