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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    Mexican Chocolate Biscotti

    Nancy C. Evans of Phoenix, Arizona captured the spicy cinnamon flavor of Mexican chocolate in her original recipe for biscotti. The spicy chocolate cinnamon cane sugar is a nice addition to most recipes that feature Mexican chocolate flavors. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Brownie Batter Oatmeal

    We all grew up eating bowls of lumpy oatmeal for breakfast, and everyone has favorite toppings to make porridge more...

    Raisin & Walnut Dark Rye Bread

    1 review

    Cocoa and molasses give this rye loaf a deep dark brown color and rich flavor. The recipe can be made...

    Chocolate & Grand Marnier Cake

    1 review

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

    Chocolate Fruit Dip

    8 reviews

    I've been told I'm not allowed to come to neighborhood parties unless I bring this dip! It's always a big...

    Homemade Coconut Brownies

    5 reviews

    My children and grandchildren are the light of my life. I always try to have homemade cookies or brownies on...

    Coconut Chocolate Muffins

    3 reviews

    With a rich dark chocolate flavor and luscious cream cheese-coconut topping, these irresistible muffins taste more like a decadent dessert...

    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.

    Chocolate Raspberry Tunnel Cake

    4 reviews

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

    Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

    2 reviews

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

    Double Chocolate, Orange and Hazelnut Biscotti

    Biscotti are easier to make than you might think, and they’re delicious with breakfast or as a snack. They store...

    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...

    Coconut-Filled Fudge Cake

    My sister shared this recipe with me, and it has become a favorite for family birthdays. The coconut center is...

    Chocolate Banana Bread

    43 reviews

    Nothing tops old-fashioned banana bread, except maybe this chocolate version! Each slice is studded with nuts. —Connie Deke, DeWitt, Nebraska

    Cocoa Meringues with Berries

    Meringues can be challenging on a humid day, but if you're really craving one, meringues can be purchased at your...

    Brownies a la Mode

    1 review

    My husband Merrill and I tasted a restaurant’s brownie dessert, and it was hard to beat. I topped it though...

    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...

    Cocoa Banana Cupcakes

    11 reviews

    Rochelle Brownlee of Big Timber, Montana shares the recipe for these moist cupcakes with milk banana flavor. The cocoa powder...


    10 reviews

    I've been making these popular treats for 40 years, much to my family's delight. They look impressive with chocolate and...

    Cocoa Macaroon Muffins

    3 reviews

    This recipe is an old-time favorite that I've modified over the years depending on whether I served them for breakfast,...

    Black Forest Fudge Sauce

    1 review

    I've used this velvety fudge sauce studded with cherries for years, and everyone raves about it's addicting taste. This fudge...

    Zucchini Chocolate Cake with Orange Glaze

    20 reviews

    This moist and mouthwatering cake has a rich chocolate flavor, a hint of orange and is chock-full of zucchini and...

    Chocolate-Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart

    2 reviews

    Bound to impress, this dessert features velvety cream cheese, fresh red strawberries and a drizzle of fudge atop a crunchy...

    Calgary Nanaimo Bars

    22 reviews

    This version of Nanaimo bars may claim roots in Alberta, but the original was said to be dreamed up in...

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    Chocolate-Apricot Coffee Cake

    My big sister shared this sensational coffee cake recipe with me. The unique combination of flavors in the center swirl...

    Chocolate Lover’s Strawberry Shortcakes

    1 review

    As a mom of four, I appreciate shortcut recipes. This one uses refrigerated biscuits, giving me time for special touches,...

    Chocolate Pear Hazelnut Tart

    3 reviews

    As a teenage foreign exchange student in the south of France, I was horribly homesick. Then my host family's Grandmother...

    Chocolate Macaroon Cupcakes

    11 reviews

    A delightful coconut and ricotta cheese filling is hidden inside these chocolate cupcakes. —Dolores Skrout, Summerhill, Pennsylvania

    Chocolate Crepes with Raspberry Sauce

    14 reviews

    Everyone at the table will feel special eating this scrumptious treat. Seemingly rich and decadent, these crepes are just 2...

    Banana Split Brownie Pizza

    1 review

    I made this extra special dessert for my kids one night and they still say it is their favorite. The...