Chocolate cake recipe

Everybody loves a good chocolate cake recipe, so here’s a list of the best of the best. It covers everything from gluten-free to vegan; super-dark and grown-up to marshmallow-filled and fun!

This chocolate cake recipe is a hit with everyone, so whether you’re vegan, or gluten or dairy intolerant – or you just love a good cake – this chocolate cake recipe is for you.

This spectacular chocolate cake recipe really raises the bar: it’s delicious, it has incredible texture, it looks absolutely amazing, and it’s a real pleasure to make and watch people enjoying.

This is a super-indulgent and rich chocolate cake recipe. Serve in small slices with an after-dinner espresso for a decadent treat. Have a bit of fun and swap in things like popcorn, marshmallows or a  mixture of toasted chopped nuts. 

A fantastic baking recipe to do with kids and let’s face it, what kid doesn’t love chocolate cake?! Flavour-wise, beetroot is sweet, which is why it works really well in cakes even though it’s a vegetable. You can grate it by hand using a box grater, if oyu prefer, depending on how much time you have. 

Inspired by the River Café’s Chocolate Nemesis, this chocolate cake recipe is a complete game changer. It’s so rich and silky that you’ll only want a small slice, but your guests will go mad for it. If clementines aren’t in season, the syrup will be just as delicious if you make it with oranges instead. Hands down delicious!

Whether you’re gluten intolerant or not, this delicious gluten-free chocolate cake recipe with scrumptious buttercream icing and a hit of fresh raspberries is always a winner! Plus, it’s ready in under an hour, so it makes the perfect impromptu dinner party pud. 

Get your chocolate fix with this super-moreish flourless chocolate cake recipe. This is a sophisticated pud that’s perfect for a dinner party. Serve with fresh berries and a dollop of crème fraîche, and even an extra grating of dark chocolate.