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Our 12 Best Chocolate Cake Recipes

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There's nothing that says "classic cakes" like a good, ol'-fashioned chocolate cake recipe. Perfect for birthday cakes or even just an after-dinner dessert, these easy cake recipes will take you back to your childhood. Take a bite, and indulge in your wildest chocolate fantasies. From homestyle, Southern favorites to kid-friendly cakes, our best chocolate cake recipes are chock full of that "OOH IT'S SO GOOD!!®"


Old Fashioned Southern Chocolate Cake Caramel Pecan Poke Cake
Old Fashioned Southern Chocolate Cake: Make this Old Fashioned Southern Chocolate Cake recipe, and you'll think you've been transported to a breezy southern porch! Caramel Pecan Poke Cake: Ooey gooey Caramel Pecan Poke Cake starts with a packaged cake mix but still has that old fashioned “from-scratch” taste that everyone craves.
Chocolate Mousse Cake Marbled Chocolate Chip Bundt
Chocolate Mousse Cake: This rich and decadent Chocolate Mousse Cake really looks like it came from a bakery, so you might just have a time of it convincing everyone you made this yourself. But when you tell them how easy it was, they’ll surely want the recipe for this chocolate cake! Marbled Chocolate Chip Bundt: When you see the word "marbled," you think of something extra fancy, right? Well, don't worry — this easy chocolate cake recipe only sounds difficult to make. Take a peek and see just how simple it is!
No-Bake Chocolate Cake Chocolate Eclair Cake
No-Bake Chocolate Cake: No need to preheat your oven. Our No-Bake Chocolate Cake only requires a freezer. With a hint of hazelnut in every bite, this chocolate dessert recipe is a perfect way to welcome the warmer weather. Chocolate Eclair Cake: Who would dream that it could take just 5 easy ingredients and absolutely no baking to make this luscious, homemade Chocolate Eclair Cake? If you don't try this easy chocolate dessert, you're truly missing out.
Tall, Dark, and Handsome Cake The Ultimate German Chocolate Cake
Tall, Dark, and Handsome Cake: The coffee gives our Tall, Dark, and Handsome Chocolate Cake the right amount of kick that separates this from just an ordinary chocolate cake recipe. This rich and creamy dessert will have everyone fighting over who gets the last piece. The Ultimate German Chocolate Cake: Are you ready for a cake recipe that will trump any other cake you ever make again? The Ultimate German Chocolate Cake has that heavenly, chocolate-y goodness you love with a melt-in-your-mouth sweetness you won't be able to resist.
Chocolate Fantasy Heavenly Surprise Angel Cake
Chocolate Fantasy: If you like chocolate and peanut butter — and who doesn't? — this rich and decadent chocolate cake will surely fulfill your fantasy for the ultimate, moist chocolate dessert! Heavenly Surprise Angel Cake: Yup, it's true! You'll think you're in heaven when you try this delicious cake. And you've got to watch people's faces when you slice it... they'll be trying to figure out how you stuffed it!
Peanut Butter Cup Cake S'mores Icebox Cake
Peanut Butter Cup Cake: It's happening again! It started with combining chocolate and peanut butter in candy. It followed in cookies then in ice cream, where there were big chunks of both chocolate and peanut butter. Now these two popular flavors are together again for one of our favorite simple chocolate cake recipes. S'mores Icebox Cake: Our no-bake S'mores Icebox Cake will take your taste buds 'round the campfire. Enjoy this easy summer dessert recipe anytime you want to bring childhood memories to life!


If you liked these recipes, be sure to check out our free eBook, Classic Cakes: 24 Easy Cake Recipes to Enjoy Year-Round!

If you can't get enough chocolate, be sure to check out our free eCookbook, Death by Chocolate: Dessert Heaven with 30 of Our Best Chocolate Recipes!


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