Chocolate Cake Recipes

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

Staff Picks

One Bowl Chocolate Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 4199
This simple one bowl chocolate cake takes only minutes to prepare.
By shirleyo

Extreme Chocolate Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 3248
A rich moist chocolate cake with a chocolate buttercream icing. This is the best cake in the world!

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 1777
Make an individual-size dessert using this decadent recipe for microwave chocolate mug cake.

Black Magic Cake

Rating: 5 stars 3101
Super spooky dark chocolate cake. Suitable for all your black magic get-togethers.
By Allrecipes Member

Dark Chocolate Cake II

Rating: 4.5 stars 688
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: 4.5 stars 199
This chocolate cake with coconut-pecan frosting is a favorite dish at all of our potlucks.

German Chocolate Cake Frosting II

Rating: 4.5 stars 518
German chocolate cake frosting that is cooked on top of the stove and put on warm cake while frosting is warm.
By Allrecipes Member

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 1007
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.
By Allrecipes Member

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 959
This is a really simple, yet very tasty cake. You can use rice flour or something other than wheat. You can also add chocolate chips and, or nuts.
By Angel

Coco-Cola Cake II

Rating: 4.5 stars 129
Chocolate cake with cola soda and a rich pecan frosting.
By Allrecipes Member

Cream Filled Cupcakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 487
Delicious and simple to make, a creamy filling is piped into chocolate cupcakes with a pastry bag. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.
By Grace W.

Black Forest Cheesecakes

Rating: 5 stars 48
A Yuletide treat, these easy mini-cheesecakes combine the perfect match of chocolate and cherries.

Inspiration and Ideas

Crazy Cake
Rating: Unrated 1044
"When I want chocolate cake, nine times out of ten, this is the cake I make." -- Morena
Grandma's Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake
Rating: 4.5 stars 37

This is hands-down my all-time favorite cake! I fell in love making it after my grandmother shared the recipe with me. This cake is super quick, easy, and fun to make! Definitely recommend this for first time bakers and anyone else who would love to take a bite out of a delicious chocolate Texas sheet cake.