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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Chocolate cupcakes are the ultimate party food. Make some for your next party!

Black Forest Cake I

Rating: 4.51 stars
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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
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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
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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.