Cocoa Recipes

Chocolate lovers will want to bookmark our top recipes with cocoa, which include decadent brownies and cakes, plus no bake cocoa recipes.

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    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 perfect for any occasion. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Dr Pepper Sheet Cake

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


    Devil’s Food Snack Cake

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


    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...

    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...


    Pressure-Cooker Lava Cake

    Because I love chocolate, this decadent cake has long been a family favorite. It's even great cold the next day—assuming...

    Poutine Cake

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


    Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

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


    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,...


    Favorite Hazelnut-Mocha Torte

    When my daughter was newly married, one of the recipes she received was this wonderful torte. It looks gorgeous decorated...

    Chocolate & Grand Marnier Cake

    I was running out of ideas on what to make for a friend for her upcoming 50th so I made...


    Petite Chocolate-Hazelnut Cakes

    Add these sweet treats to a dessert platter featuring other small confections. The cake is moist, tender and extra special...


    Must-Have Tiramisu

    This is the perfect guilt-free version of a classic dessert. My friends even say that they prefer my lighter recipe...


    Blue Ribbon Red Velvet Cake

    This two-layer beauty features a striking red interior. It calls for more baking cocoa than most red velvet cakes, making...


    Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

    Crunchy pecans and coconut fill each layer of this tempting cake spread with a homemade cream cheese frosting. Big slices...

    Coffee-Chocolate Cake

    Say happy birthday with this dark, moist cake. The basic buttery frosting has an unmistakable homemade taste. With a few...


    Chocolate-Pecan Pudding Cakes

    Scrumptious chocolate mounds topped with syrup and a dollop come from Cory Tower of Columbus, Nebraska. He writes, "I'm in...


    Mocha Frosted Snack Cake

    Here's a lighter version of a chocolate mocha cake I've been baking for my family for over 30 years. I...


    Coconut-Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes

    These gorgeous little cupcakes have an out-of-this-world German chocolate flavor. Created by our Test Kitchen, they’ll appease any sweet-tooth attack.


    Frosted Chocolate Cake

    This recipe is my mother's oldest and most popular chocolate cake recipe. I always thought it should have a fancier...


    Deep & Dark Ganache Cake

    My ode to all things chocolate, this is a phenomenally rich and satisfying chocolate ganache cake recipe. — Tarra Knight,...


    Mocha Cake

    Without a doubt, this is the best chocolate cake I've ever made. I share this decadent dessert with everyone I...


    Mint Chocolate Torte

    This recipe is a combination of two different ones—the chocolate cake from my childhood and the filling from a pie...

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    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 Raspberry Tunnel Cake

    Slice into this moist cake and get ready for a wonderful surprise. The fluffy raspberry filling in the “tunnel” gives...


    Chocolate Peppermint Log

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


    Pressure Cooker Molten Mocha Cake

    When I first made my decadent chocolate cake, my husband's and daughter's expressions said it all. She says it's one...


    Red Wine and Chocolate Cupcakes

    Red wine and chocolate make an amazing pairing, especially in these rich, elegant cupcakes made for my mother’s birthday. She...


    Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

    My guests are never satisfied with just one of these, but that's OK because they are so light. The meringue-like...