The Best Chocolate Cake Recipes (Ever)




Chocolate-lovers rejoice! January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day! Whether you're baking for a special occasion or a night in, these indulgent and decadent recipes will take the cake.


Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake
A real old-fashioned American chocolate layer cake. It's very moist, very chocolatey, and a snap to make! Get recipe from Food and Wine.


Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake
A super easy chocolate layer cake with the deliciousness of strawberries, whipped cream, and Nutella. Get recipe from The Pioneer Woman.


Flourless Chocolate Cake
This cake, once chilled, tastes like a giant, fudgy chocolate truffle. It’s dense, rich, creamy, and bursting with chocolate flavour. Get recipe from Browned Eyed Baker.


Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Cake
This cake is extremely chocolaty, with billowy salted caramel buttercream, and very fudgy frosting – so for the truest of chocolate lovers, and very decadent. Get recipe from Sweetapolita.


Campfire Delight Cake
6 layers of dark, moist chocolate cake sandwiching alternating rich and fluffy frosting, satiny Belgian chocolate malted frosting, and creamy toasted-marshmallow vanilla frosting with bits of actual crispy marshmallow in every bite. Heaven! Get recipe from Sweetapolita.


Chocolate Mousse Cake
This amazingly decadent chocolate mousse cake is a must try. Get recipe from Oh Sweet Day.


Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cake
What more could a chocolate and peanut butter lover wish for? Get recipe from Kevin and Amanda.


Death by Chocolate Cake
What could be more decadent than chocolate? How about a chocolate overload. This dense and fudge-like chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream is topped with dark chocolate ganache and decorated with all sorts of chocolates goodies. Get recipe from The Little Epicurean.


Chocolate-Raspberry Cake
This beauty is baked with a splash of Chambord and layered with a sweet raspberry filling, both of which offer bright counterpoints to the thick layer of chocolate-cream cheese frosting and whole berries scattered on top. Get recipe from Martha Stewart.


Vegan Chocolate Cake
The moistest, fluffiest chocolate cake with the richest, most decadent chocolate ganache you will ever have. Vegans can have their cake and eat it, too! Get recipe from Food 52.

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