Chocolate Cake

One of America's most popular desserts is chocolate cake, but there are many variations of this rich and moist sweet treat. A few recipes that you must try include Double Chocolate Cake, Island-Spiced Chocolate Cake, and the simple and fast Quick Chocolate Cake.

See Popular Chocolate Cake Recipes

Mocha Pudding Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Applesauce substitutes for the cake's butter to keep this chocolate dessert low in calories and fat.

Red Velvet Torte with White Truffle Frosting

Betty Crocker

Need a special dessert? Layers of chocolate bliss frosted with indulgent yet easy truffle frosting take the cake!

Total: 2 hrs
Total: 2 hrs

Chocolate Sandwich Cookie Cake

Betty Crocker

Try this chocolate cake recipe made with Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting from Betty Crocker.

Total: 2 hrs 10 mins
Total: 2 hrs 30 mins

Devil Dog Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Bourbon adds a devilish delight to this rich chocolate and peanut butter dessert cake.

Total: 2 hrs

Hazelnut-and-Chocolate Meringue Cake

Food & Wine

This extraordinary dessert, made with crisp chocolate-hazelnut meringue and whipped cream, is simple to make. But pastry chef Daniel Jasso of Portland, Oregon's Genoa restaurant has nicknamed it "the beast," because slicing it can be tricky -- the meringue tends to crumble. The solution: Freeze the cake, cut it with a serrated knife, and let it return to room temperature before serving.

Total: 4 hrs
Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Mocha Layer Cake

Breakstone's
Total: 2 hrs

Chocolate-Mint Tartlets

Pepperidge Farm

Here's a special dessert that's deceptively easy to make, but looks elegant and tastes fabulous. Each tartlet features a cookie crumb crust filled with a chocolate and mint flavored liqueur spiked cream filling. They're delicious!

Total: 2 hrs 48 mins

Chocolate Cake Roll

KRAFT Foods
Total: 2 hrs 5 mins

Chocolate-Orange Cake

Betty Crocker

Whip up a delicious cake with an orange accent using Betty Crocker® Gluten Free devil's food cake mix .

Total: 2 hrs

Cafe Latte's Turtle Cake

Midwest Living

Cafe Latte created the Turtle Cake in 1985 and are famous for this moist, rich, three layer wonder. The cake layers are dark chocolate frosted with rich fudge and caramel and generous amounts of giant pecans.

Vanilla-Fudge Marble Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

A chocolate layer is surrounded by a vanilla layer in this fudge-flavored cake recipe. Dress it up with a generous drizzle of chocolate icing for a special birthday cake or dessert.

German Chocolate Cupcakes

Midwest Living

For a quick and easy shortcut, start with bakery cupcakes or prepare from a cake mix. Top each cupcake with a circle of frosty ice cream and the embellishments of your choice.

Molten Chocolate Cake with Caramel Filling

Food & Wine

More decadent than molten chocolate cake: one filled with warm caramel, reveals F&W's Grace Parisi.

Total: 40 mins

Chocolate Layer Cake with Mocha Milk Chocolate Frosting

Fine Cooking Magazine

For best results in texture and flavor, this recipe needs natural (nonalkalized) cocoa, such as Hershey's, Nestle, or Ghiradelli, rather than Dutch-processed (alkalized) cocoa. Amounts for flour, cocoa, and butter are listed by weight (oz.) and by volume (cups or Tbs.); use either measurement.

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