Chocolate Cake Recipes

Moist, delicious chocolate cake for any celebration. Make the perfect cake with help from recipe reviews and videos.

Staff Picks

Dark Chocolate Cake II

Rating: 4.68 stars
The absolute best, richest, and easiest one-bowl chocolate cake recipe ever! It's great topped with chocolate cream cheese frosting!

German Sweet Chocolate Cake I

Rating: 4.71 stars
This chocolate cake with coconut-pecan frosting is a favorite dish at all of our potlucks.

German Chocolate Cake Frosting II

Rating: 4.72 stars
German chocolate cake frosting that is cooked on top of the stove and put on warm cake while frosting is warm.

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cake II

Rating: 4.6 stars
If you like chocolate and peanut butter you will love this cake. A chocolate sheet cake is spread with peanut butter, and then topped with chocolate frosting.

Idahoan Molten Lava Cakes

Rating: 4.89 stars
This recipe for Molten Lava Cake proves that Idahoan Mashed Potatoes don't have to be saved for just savory applications!
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Quick Chocolate Chip Cake

Rating: 4.47 stars
This spicy, chocolate chip oatmeal cake is very easy to make, and has a chewy texture. The ingredients are mixed in a saucepan.

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

Rating: 4.71 stars
These simple vegan chocolate cupcakes with vegan vanilla frosting are wonderfully moist and rich. You can use any sprinkles or candy you like for decorating.

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

Rating: 4.48 stars
This is my own version of the chocolate microwave mug cake. This chocolaty fudgy treat is truly decadent and great for nights when I need a yummy dessert that is ready in less than 10 minutes! Chocolate chips make this recipe even better.

One Bowl Chocolate Cake III

Rating: 4.68 stars
This is a rich and moist chocolate cake. It only takes a few minutes to prepare the batter. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.

Chocolate Cupcakes

Rating: 4.05 stars
Chocolate cupcakes are the ultimate party food. Make some for your next party!

Black Forest Cake I

Rating: 4.51 stars
This recipe delivers a classic version of the original Black Forest cake with whipped cream frosting and sour cherries.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Rating: 4.43 stars
This mini version of the classic Red Velvet Cake is one of the more popular offerings in bakeries all across the country. Whip up a batch this holiday season or anytime of the year.
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Inspiration and Ideas

One-Bowl Chocolate Cake III

"'Now THIS is chocolate cake!' That's what my dad said as he ate this. I completely agree. It's dark and moist; perfect with 'Caroline's Chocolate Fudge Frosting.'" – Dianne

German Chocolate Cake III

See how to make this American classic. This cake is moist, sweet, and layered with coconut, caramel, and pecans.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake III

Rating: 4.72 stars

This is a moist fudgy type cake. Sweet but not extremely sweet and makes good use of zucchini! You can frost it with chocolate frosting or cream cheese icing.