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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      Sandy’s Chocolate Cake Recipe

      188 reviews

      Years ago, I drove 4-1/2 hours to a cake contest, holding my entry on my lap the whole way. But it paid off. One bite and you'll see why this velvety beauty was named the best chocolate cake recipe won first prize. —Sandra Johnson, Tioga, Pennsylvania

      Classic Chocolate Cake

      71 reviews

      If you need to learn how to make chocolate cake from scratch, this easy homemade chocolate cake recipe is a...


      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...


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      I Was Shocked To Learn My Favorite Cake Recipe Is Vegan

      It's so rich and chocolatey your friends and family will never guess this is a vegan chocolate cake.


      German Chocolate Cake

      85 reviews

      According to my husband, this is the best German chocolate cake recipe in the whole world. Every bite has a...

      Layered Princess Cake

      This magical princess cake will make any party feel special. Whether you're having a birthday party, princess party or baby...


      Halloween Witch Cake

      If you're looking for an extra-special dessert to serve for Halloween, this witch cake will delight all the ghouls and...

      Red Velvet Jar Cake

      I love to make these red velvet jar cakes for friends, family and teachers. Red velvet is my favorite during...


      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...


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      How to Make a Flourless Chocolate Cake Better Than Any Restaurant’s

      Learn how to make flourless chocolate cake at home. This cake is special occasion-ready but takes just five ingredients—really!

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      12 Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipes You Have to Try

      Bundt cakes are simple and elegant. Combine them with chocolate and you've got a perfect dessert. Get started with our...


      Dr Pepper Sheet Cake

      2 reviews

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


      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...


      Devil’s Food Snack Cake

      6 reviews

      My husband and his friends request this devil's food snack cake for camping trips because it’s easy to transport. That...


      Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

      2 reviews

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

      Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

      8 reviews

      I've tried different variations of these cakes for my family and this chocolate peanut butter mug cake is a winner!...


      Best Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

      2 reviews

      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

      2 reviews

      Two of my biggest loves in life—chocolate and coffee—come together in this velvety pound cake. Grate some extra chocolate on...


      Mint Swirl Fudge Cake

      1 review

      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...


      Cinnamon Chocolate Cake

      5 reviews

      A healthy hint of cinnamon gives this chocolate cake an extra step up over the expected sheet cake. Its sweet...


      Poutine Cake

      1 review

      Recently my daughter was talking about her favorite food, poutine. I was inspired and created a homemade poutine-inspired cake for...


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      Football Cake Pops

      My son loves football! For his eighth birthday, I made cake pops with a rich chocolate cake center and a...

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      Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dump Cake

      6 reviews

      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

      27 reviews

      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...


      There’s a Scientific Reason Why You Can’t Stop Eating Chocolate Cake

      Your brain activity increases when you see certain types of foods. Here's why.


      Air-Fryer Peppermint Lava Cakes

      3 reviews

      It never ceases to amaze to see warm chocolate pudding ooze out of the center of this tender chocolate cake....