Rejoice! For National Chocolate Cake Day, we baked, frosted, licked the spoon and sliced up the most ridiculously chocolatey chocolate cake recipes. Get your appetites ready; all the best chocolate dessert recipes you can handle are coming your way.
1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Overload Cake
Whoa. This peanut butter chocolate cake is almost too pretty to eat. Almost. Get the recipe here.
2. Toblerone Ice Cream Cake
Obsessed with Toblerone as much as we are? Turn those delicious chocolate Alps into this over-the-top chocolate ice cream cake. Get the recipe here.
3. Oreo Cheesecake Bars
First, stock up on Oreos, but save some for these luscious Oreo cheesecake bars – now with pandas! Get the recipe here.
4. Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake
This thing is light as a cloud. Which means you can have two slices of fluffy, chocolatey cloud. Get the recipe here.
5. Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cake
Sometimes, you just need a simple chocolate cake recipe that works every single time. This is it. Get the recipe here.
6. Chocolate Mousse Cake
Can’t decide if you love milk, dark or white chocolate best? Have ’em all in this three-chocolate mousse cake that is practically levitating it’s so light. Get the recipe here.
7. White Texas Sheet Cake
Rain sprinkles over this easy one-bowl chocolate cake recipe and voila – instant par-tay cake! Get the recipe here.
8. Nigella Lawson’s Chocolate Cloud Cake
Trust the domestic goddess Nigella to come up with a chocolate cake that melts in the mouth like a chocolatey snowflake. Get the recipe here.
9. Chocolate Molten Lava Cake
It’s all about slicing into that soft, warm cake and watching the ooey, gooey center ooze out. Get the recipe here.
10. Vegan Chocolate Cake
We did a double take when we spotted this cake recipe – could something so decadent really be vegan? The secret ingredient? Avocado. So it’s basically health food. Get the recipe here.
11. Chocolate Birthday Cake
The final flourish for this impressive chocolate celebration cake? Adorning the outside with chocolate wafers. Get the recipe here.
12. Ina Garten’s Chocolate Cake
Would you just look at that frosting? We want to smother ourselves in it (no judgement please). If anyone knows how to bake a show-stopping chocolate cake, it’s our Barefoot Contessa. Get the recipe here.
13. Chocolate Crepe Cake
Trust Martha Stewart to make a chocolate crepe cake – and then top it with caramelized hazelnuts.
Someone’s answered our prayers. A chocolate cake you can whip up and enjoy after work. Get the recipe here.
15. Flourless Chocolate Cake
A big dollop of vanilla whipped cream is mandatory here. Get the recipe here.
16. Chocolate Stout Cake with Baileys Ganache
Made with Guinness and Baileys, this is the perfect cake for St. Paddy’s Day. Or right now. Get the recipe here.
17. Chocolate Kit Kat M&M Cake
All hail this Pinterest-worthy piece de resistance. Get the recipe here.
18. The Best Chocolate Cake Ever
We’re not going to argue with that title. I mean, just look it. You know it’s going to be everything you want from a chocolate cake, and more. Get the recipe here.
19. Mint Chocolate Cake
For chocolate mint obsessives. Our tip? Top with chopped up York Peppermint Patties for a double chocolate mint hit. Get the recipe here.
20. Chocolate Raspberry Cake
Wouldn’t this make the perfect Mother’s Day cake? Get the recipe here.
21. 2-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake
(Almost) instant chocolate cake gratification. Get the recipe here.
22. Hot Chocolate Layer Cake
…and if that’s not enough, this mile-high chocaholic delight is topped with homemade marshmallows. Get the recipe here.
23. Black Forest Chocolate Cake
We think it’s time this retro, chocolate-cherry gem made a comeback. Bake your own chocolate sponge, or use Sugar & Spice’s chocolate cake mix, then layer with whipped cream, cherries and lava-like ganache. Get the recipe here.