16 Awesome Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipes

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Best Chocolate Cake

If chocolate is no longer your favourite cake flavour then you have not yet tasted one of these awesome 16 chocolate birthday cake recipes featured below. Goodbye sponge cake! Move over cheesecake! Be gone red velvet! The chocolate cake is back. She rich, she’s moist, she’s delicious. It’s time to stock up on cocoa, don your apron and get the kids ready to lick the bowl!

1. Rich Chocolate Cake

Straight out of Willy Wonka’s factory comes this mouth watering rich chocolate birthday cake recipe. This cake is absolutely drenched in chocolate, topped with chocolate and choc full of even more chocolate!

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Rich Chocolate

2. Chocolate Ruffle Cake

Talented chef Sue McMahon shows us in a video how to prepare this delicious chocolate ruffle cake recipe. Prepare to get your hands dirty – with yummy chocolate!

3. Homemade Chocolate Cake

If you’re anything like me and don’t own and run a cake shop, you’re likely to be the kind of person who bakes cakes in the kitchen at home. That’s obvious, right? But this cake looks perfect, so how can it be possible to make at home? Check out the recipe for homemade chocolate cake to find out how. It’s covered in balls of different chocolate types and textures, so it’s delicious for fans of all kinds of chocolate.

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Homemade Chocolate Cake

4. Moist Devil’s Food Cake With Mrs. Milman’s Chocolate Frosting

Why are we always made to feel like it’s a sin to enjoy chocolate? Perhaps we’ll never know. But for this occasion, the devil has teamed up with the delightful Mrs. Milman to bring you this delicious recipe for Moist Devil’s Food Cake with Mrs. Milman’s Chocolate Frosting.

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Moist Devil's Food Cake

5. Molten Chocolate Cake

Here’s an easy to make birthday cake of the ooey-gooey chocolate kind. That’s the official culinary critic’s description. Enjoy this molton chocolate cake recipe.

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Molten Chocolate Cake

6. Bill Yosses’ Black Forest Cake

Can you imagine a chocolate cake with whipped cream and cherries? You can? Well, how about one with the addition of honey and lemon zest? That’s the twist in White House chef Bill Yosses’ Black Forest Cake recipe.

7. Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? And by ‘it’, I’m talking about fresh fruit. This chocolate raspberry layer cake recipe shows us how to use fresh raspberries as a topping!

8. Chocolate Mousse Layer Cake

Those marketing guys were right when they said, “It’s the Maltesers that pleases”. Here’s a cake that’s absolutely covered in them! Try this chocolate mousse layer cake recipe.

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Mousse Layer Cake

9. Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

Most people love cheesecake with strawberries. Add chocolate, and you’ve got a fantastic recipe for triple chocolate cheesecake!

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Triple Choc Cheesecake

10. Mint Chocolate Chip Cake

No, these are not mint ice cream cones that have been accidentally dropped upside down on top of this cake. Those cones are part of what makes this cake cute and unique. Try this recipe for mint chocolate chip cake. You won’t regret it!

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Mint Chocolate Chip Cake

11. Praline Turtle Cake

Caramel and chocolate are always a great combination. This easy to follow Praline Turtle Cake recipe shows you how to create this yummy treat.

12. German Chocolate Cake

A rich, sugary, buttery chocolate birthday cake from Germany. This German chocolate cake recipe will prove why Germany is considered the “land of ideas” and the “land of chocolate”.

13. The Ultimate Chocolate Cake

This cake even has Easter eggs on top – still wrapped in foil! So once you prepare this Ultimate Chocolate Cake recipe, be sure to let everyone know that the silver foil on the eggs is not edible. Especially those of your guests with fillings! That said, it’s no doubt all worth the risk!

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Ultimate Chocolate Cake

14. Black Forest Gâteau

You could get lost in all of this chocolate, cherries and cream. The Black Forest Gâteau recipe is another rich and tasty one worth a try.

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Black Forest Gateau

15. Chocolate Fudge Cake

The old chocolate fudge cake recipe is always a winner at occasions for any age group and we trust that any recipe from Nigella is worth making.

16. The easiest chocolate cake in the world

Now that’s my kind of cake. The name of this cake says it all. There’s thirty minutes of hands on time and forty minutes of cooking time for this recipe of the easiest chocolate cake in the world.

Chocolate Birthday Cake - Easiest Chocolate Cake

Are your taste buds watering? Inspired to ditch the packet mix and try something sensational? Be sure to capture your incredible efforts on camera. Cake photography will add something celebratory and special to your family canvas collage. Give your canvas print the chocolate treatment!


Eli is Canvas Factory's resident blogger and social media buff. She has a passion for art, craft, design, fashion and photography. She loves to explore the joys and challenges of family life, relationships, motherhood and pet ownership. Eli finds it's more funny to poke fun at herself than others. She's travelled extensively and considers herself a citizen of the world.

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