Chocolate Cake Recipes

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.

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Double Chocolate Ice Cream Cake

From Midwest Living

Layer the ice cream with a mixture of cookie crumbs, chocolate pieces, and pecans to make this frozen dessert. It's great for any summer party.

Double Chocolate Ice Cream Cake

Quick Chocolate Cake

From Better Homes and Gardens

This super easy chocolate dessert is made without eggs, butter, or milk. And you can whip it up in just 5 minutes!

Quick Chocolate Cake

Cocoa-Cola Cake

From Better Homes and Gardens

Soft gooey marshmallows unite with pecans and chocolate in this Southern-style cake. It's perfect for a party.

Cocoa-Cola Cake

Red Velvet Cupcakes

From Family Circle

With its bright red color, Red Velvet Cake always invokes a reaction. For more fun, turn this chocolate cake recipe into cupcakes by baking the batter in muffin cups. Frost them with chocolate or vanilla icing, or some of each.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Best-Ever Chocolate Cake

From Better Homes and Gardens

When you want a really good dessert, make this triple layer chocolate cake with rich, creamy frosting.

Best-Ever Chocolate Cake

Bittersweet Cheesecake Torte

From Better Homes and Gardens

The indulgence starts and ends with ganache, a velvety mixture of dark chocolate and cream -- far more luxurious than sugar icings.

Bittersweet Cheesecake Torte

Chocolate Bouchons with Fresh Raspberries

From The Food Channel

This small but indulgent bite-size dessert features rich, moist cork-shaped chocolate cakes filled with luscious bits of melted chocolate, served topped with fresh raspberries and a drizzle of vibrant raspberry syrup.

Chocolate Bouchons with Fresh Raspberries

Deep Chocolate Cake

From Better Homes and Gardens

Loaded with chocolate, this euphoric dessert recipe creates an astounding birthday cake or special occasion dessert.

Deep Chocolate Cake

Molten Chocolate Cupcakes

From Betty Crocker

Known also as "lava cakes," molten cakes are the answer to the most decadent chocolate craving. Here's an easy version using cake mix.

Molten Chocolate Cupcakes

Essential EatingWell Chocolate Bundt Cake

From EatingWell

An adaptation of EatingWell's popular Died-and-Went-to-Heaven Chocolate Cake, this recipe is from reader Barr Hogen of San Francisco.

Essential EatingWell Chocolate Bundt Cake

German Chocolate Cake

From Better Homes and Gardens

This chocolate cake with coconut-pean topping deserves special attention. Cakes require accurate oven temperatures to bake to perfection. Check oven temperatures occasionally. In too-hot ovens, cakes may develop tunnels and cracks. Too-cool oven cause cakes to become coarse.

German Chocolate Cake

Divine Chocolate Cake

From Taste of the South

Divine Chocolate Cake

Mochaccino Cupcakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Mochaccino Cupcakes

Our Best-Ever Chocolate Cake

From Midwest Living

This is the moistest, richest, "chocolateiest" cake ever. Use our frosting recipe or your own to finish off this classic dessert.

Our Best-Ever Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze

From Fine Cooking Magazine

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze

Lava Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

A creamy chocolate filling is baked inside a moist chocolate cake in these individual desserts. A dusting of powdered sugar and garnish of raspberries completes this Christmas treat.

Lava Cakes

Rich Double Chocolate Cake

From Family Circle

Dessert lovers will rejoice when you serve this elegant double chocolate layer cake with white chocolate frosting. Chocolate curls add the finishing touch.

Rich Double Chocolate Cake

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Few desserts elicit the oohs and ahhs that molten cakes do, which makes them a natural pick for special dinners. Feel free to use semi-sweet baking chocolate in place of the bittersweet chocolate if that's the variety you have on hand.

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

From Midwest Living

Top these mini dark chocolate desserts with fresh berries and mint leaves.

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

From Family Circle

You decide. Is this luscious chocolate dessert a shortcake or a trifle? To make it, layer chocolate cake with chocolate pudding and strawberries in a bowl and top with whipped cream.

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

Snickers Cupcakes

From Parents

Snickers Cupcakes

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream Torte

From Better Homes and Gardens

Dulce de leche means "milk jam" and is sweetened milk that is cooked until it thickens into creamy caramel. This dessert includes dulce de leche ice cream on a buttery shortbread cookie crust.

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream Torte

Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

From EatingWell

This rich, chocolaty Southern favorite has its own culinary mythology: a couple at the Waldorf-Astoria, a shared slice of bright red chocolate cake, a request for the recipe, and the surprise of later finding a $100 charge on their room bill. Maybe all desserts this good deserve a legend.

Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Hot Cocoa Cake

From Midwest Living

This amazing cake, made with cocoa powder and espresso powder, is studded with dark chocolate chunks to make for a super chocolatey dessert.

Hot Cocoa Cake

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Dazzle your guests with these fudgy cakes cloaked in luscious ganache. For a sweeter ganache, substitute semisweet for the bittersweet chocolate.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cakes

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