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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Lazy Cake

This lazy cake will fix that sweet tooth craving. The no-bake treat is made with cookie pieces stirred with hazelnut spread. Then chill it for a super simple dessert. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Classic Chocolate Cake

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


Turkey Cake

Create a simple centerpiece for your Thanksgiving dessert table. This turkey cake comes together fast with the help of a...


Devil’s Food Snack Cake

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


German Chocolate Cake

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

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...


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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...

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...


Slow-Cooker Hot Fudge Cake

A cake baked in a slow cooker may seem unusual, but after-dinner smiles prove how tasty it is. Sometimes, for...


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...


Warm Rocky Road Cake

When it's warm, this reminds me of super moist lava cake. And until I made this, I didn't think a...

Sauerkraut Chocolate Cake

For an adventurous cake, try this recipe. People might need a little coaxing to try it but once they do,...


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Lava Chocolate Cakes

True decadence at its best, these chocolate lava cakes created by the Taste of Home Cooking School feature a warm,...


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Special-Occasion Chocolate Cake

This cake won grand champion at the 2000 Alaska State Fair, and you will see why once you taste it....


Chocolate Truffle Cake

Love chocolate? Then this tender, luxurious layer cake is for you. With a ganache glaze and a fabulous bittersweet filling,...


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Flourless Chocolate Torte

Here's the perfect dessert for chocoholics—like me! I bake this melt-in-your-mouth torte all the time for special occasions. For an...

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Cocoa Cake

THIS CAKE is so moist it doesn't need frosting. I simply sprinkle powdered sugar over the top. It's my favorite...


Contest-Winning Chocolate Potato Cake

I won grand champion honors in a potato festival baking contest with this moist chocolate cake. The icing recipe can...


Chocolate Guinness Cake

One bite and everyone will propose a toast to this silky-smooth chocolate Guinness cake. The cream cheese frosting reminds me...


Ganache-Topped Chocolate Cake

To say this cake is elegant would be an understatement. It’s worthy of special occasions, but once you learn


Three-Layer Chocolate Ganache Cake

This decadent triple-layer beauty is pure chocolate indulgence. The cake layers can be frozen prior to final assembly; in fact,...


Chocolate-Glazed Cupcakes

Because I have a dairy allergy, I'm always on the search for treats I can eat. I prepare these cupcakes...


Homemade Chocolate Snack Cake

THIS is a moist delicious snack cake, so good that icing is not necessary. Sometimes my husband puts a scoop...


Best-Ever Chocolate Cake

You can't miss with this delightful old-fashioned dessert. It's truly the best ever chocolate cake! It is moist and chocolaty,...


Heavenly Surprise Cupcakes

The recipe for these filled and frosted cupcakes was handed down by my mother-in-law, who taught this fledgling cook what...

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

I first started making this cake when my husband was stationed with the military in California. Now, 20 years later,...


Chocolate Chip Cake Bars

"Whenever I need a quick dessert for a bake sale or get-together, I rely on this recipe," informs Tammy Haugen...


Chocolate Upside-Down Cake

"This dessert is out of this world," promises Iola Egle, McCook, Nebraska. Coconut, chocolate chips, marshmallows and pecans turn a...


Pizza Cake

Our kids had a great time putting...


Peanut-Filled Devil’s Food Cupcakes

This recipe features a luscious peanut butter filling surrounded by devil's food and then iced with a rich layer of...