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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Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

3 reviews

These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is perfect for potlucks and family gatherings that include guests with food restrictions. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Italian Chocolate Spice Cookies

9 reviews

I recently found this old family recipe in my mom’s kitchen. I made a few adjustments to streamline the process,...


Game Night Domino Brownies

Brownies are the perfect handheld treat, and they’re even more fun when decorated like dominoes. Chocolate lovers, rejoice!
—Barbara...


Copycat Berger Cookies

2 reviews

After a friend who had recently traveled to Baltimore sent me a package of Berger cookies, I was hooked. They...


Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

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

Coffee-Chocolate Cake

24 reviews

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


Chocolate Mallow Drops

4 reviews

These fudgy treats feature a marshmallow layer topped with a squiggle of chocolate frosting. —Marie Hattrup, Sparks, Nevada

Coconut-Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes

1 review

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.


Mocha Cake

23 reviews

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


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...


Contest-Winning Chocolate Potato Cake

3 reviews

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

Orange Chocolate Torte

1 review

This impressive torte is doubly delicious with chocolate in both the batter and frosting. Orange marmalade adds a bit of...


Rich Chocolate Cupcakes

8 reviews

This sweet and chocolaty cupcake will make you feel like a kid again, while the decadent ganache frosting will appeal...


Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

10 reviews

Though these fluffy cupcakes have only 7 g of fat, their rich flavor will keep anyone from guessing they’re light!...


Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes

44 reviews

I got the recipe for these moist , filled cupcakes from a dear friend about 25 years ago. I have...


Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

13 reviews

Chocolate and peanut butter are such an enjoyable combination. This delicious chocolate peanut butter frosting makes a satisfying topping to...

Elegant Chocolate Torte

12 reviews

When I want to serve a really special dessert, I turn to this recipe. The tender, four-layer chocolate cake has...


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Chocolate Carrot Cake

27 reviews

Finely shredding the carrots gives this cake an extra-nice texture. The walnuts sprinkled on top add crunch, but you can...


Chocolate Macaroon Cake

1 review

"This cake is always popular with chocolate lovers, including my five children," notes Saburo Aburano of Ann Arbor, Michigan. "I...


Triple Layer Brownie Cake

40 reviews

A little of this tall, rich brownie cake goes a long way, so you'll have plenty of pieces left to...


Texas Sheet Cake

40 reviews

This chocolaty delight was one of my favorites growing up. The Texas sheet cake is so moist and the icing...


Mocha Yule Log

15 reviews

This eye-catching dessert is guaranteed to delight holiday dinner guests. Chocolate lovers will lick their lips over the yummy cocoa...


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Mississippi Mud Cake

20 reviews

Make this tempting cake and you'll satisfy kids of all ages! A fudgy brownie-like base is topped with marshmallow creme...


Chocolate-Glazed Brownies

4 reviews

These moist and fudgy squares are bursting with such rich chocolate flavor, you'd never know they're low in fat. They're...

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Chocolate Potato Cake with Mocha Frosting

This recipe for delicious and penny-pinching cake has been handed down for generations in the family. Don't be surprised when...


Chocolate Marshmallow Meltaways

15 reviews

Kids are thrilled to find a marshmallow hidden under this cookie's cocoa frosting. I enjoyed these cookies as a child,...


Rich Chocolate Frosting

19 reviews

My husband, Doug, loved his chocolate groom's cake that was topped with this smooth, rich chocolate frosting and accented with...


Peanut Butter Brownies

1 review

"I came up with these fudgy peanut butter brownies when I ran out of ingredients I needed for my usual...


Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

55 reviews

Impressive to look at but easy to make, this cake is a good old-fashioned "Sunday supper" dessert that melts in...


Homemade Chocolate Cake

49 reviews

A rich chocolate frosting is the flavorful finishing touch to this moist from-scratch cake that's mixed in one bowl. It...