Say the words “chocolate cake” and watch young and old faces alike light up with smiles. Whether you’re baking one for a birthday party, looking for an elegant dinner party dessert, or want to treat yourself and your family to something special and indulgent, these decadent treats are guaranteed to be a hit.
01. Classic and Easy Chocolate Cake
Get step-by-step instructions for creating the perfect, classic, moist, and fudgy two-layer chocolate cake with creamy chocolate frosting. It’s the perfect dessert for birthday parties, housewarming events, and other times family and friends gather to celebrate.
02. Black Forest Cake
German Black Forest cake is an irresistible combination of airy chocolate sponge cake, rich cherry filling, and layers of whipped cream. Learn to make it with this recipe, that tops the classic dessert with maraschino cherries and three kinds of chocolate curls, for an outstanding presentation.
03. Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake With Glaze
Amaze your book club or dinner party group with this grown-up chocolate cake that makes a decadent after-dinner treat. Intensely rich dark chocolate cake is baked in a bundt pan, then smothered with a smooth, bittersweet chocolate glaze.
04. Vegan Mexican Chocolate Cake
Inspired by Mexican hot chocolate, this scrumptious, vegan-friendly cake includes cinnamon and cayenne along with cocoa powder in the batter, for a chocolate dessert with a spicy finish on the palate. It is also dairy-free, egg-free, and cholesterol-free.
05. Instant Pot Chocolate Lava Cake
Molten chocolate cake with a flowing, warm, lava-like center is a delightfully rich and gooey treat. Make it easily in the instant pot, and serve it for dessert to impress invited guests, or someone special at a romantic dinner for two. Top it with the included raspberry sauce recipe for an extra bit of decadence.
06. Red Velvet Chocolate Cake
Luscious red velvet cake is a chocolate treat that is as visually impressive on your sweets table, or at your bake sale event, as it is good to eat. This classic recipe produces two layers of mouth-watering, deep red-tinted chocolate cake, that are filled and frosted with delectable, tangy cream cheese icing.
07. Chocolate Microwave Mug Cake
Craving chocolate cake, but short on time? In only 5 minutes, you can whip up a mug-full of brownie-like chocolate cake, with baking ingredients commonly stocked in the pantry. If you love molten lava cake, undercook the cake a little, to leave the center gooey and warm.
A chocolate treat is just the thing you need on a weekend afternoon or Sunday morning. There’s no need to grab that instant snacks next time you get the craving, especially when you have a rich and comforting new chocolate cake recipe at your disposal.