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.

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How to Make Chocolate Cake

How can you not love a concoction that has names like Devil's Food or Chocolate Decadence? It's no wonder we give chocolate cake names that suggest naughtiness on our part. Whether you prefer traditional German chocolate, flourless dark chocolate or molten lava cakes with gooey centers, this treat can seem downright sinful--which is exactly why you should know how to make chocolate cake.

Devil Dog Cake

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

Total: 2 hrs

Raspberry Truffle Cake

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This rich, dense flourless dessert is almost like a fudge brownie but much more elegant. It's also surprisingly easy to make.

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.

One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Treat your family or guests with an easy one-bowl chocolate cake. A simple sprinkling of powdered sugar tops this dessert.

Deep Chocolate Cake

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

Cocoa-Cola Cake

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Cocoa-Cola Cake

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

Chocolate-Malted Sheet Cake

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Malted milk balls give this cake an unexpected, yet pleasant crunch. It makes a fun birthday cake.

Double Fudge Cake

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Served right from the pan, this fudgy cocoa cake topped with an even fudgier chocolate frosting, is sure to be a hit at any picnics, potlucks, and gatherings that call for casual dining.

Malted Milk Ball Cake

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Its hip to be square, but this stunning cake can be round too. Use 9x1 1/2-inch-round baking pans instead of the 8-inch-square pans.

Red Waldorf Cake

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The cooked frosting and the deep red color are traditional for this chocolate cake.

Devil's Food Cake

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This cake has a triple-play of chocolate flavors: the cake layers themselves, the frosting around the edges and the crowning drizzle on top!

Chocolate Harvest Cake

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A simple-to-make pumpkin filling recipe and super chocolate glaze make this moist and easy, one-bowl cake a delicious dessert for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

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