Is there anything more alluring than a big slice of chocolate cake?
Whether it's a fudgy flourless cake or a fluffy version topped with a buttercream icing, I'm always ready for a piece. But when it comes time for me to bake a cake I have to consider other people's preferences and dietary needs, because let's be real, as much as I want to, I can't eat an entire cake to myself.
Luckily there is a recipe for everything you can imagine these days. From gluten-free to vegan to oil-free, we've gathered 25 different chocolate cakes that are sure to make you drool!
Flourless 5-Minute S'mores Molten Lava Cake // These 5-minute molten lava cakes from Veggies Don't Bite are decadent yet dangerously easy to make.
Chocolate Zucchini Cake // Grated zucchini makes this chocolate cake from Sally's Baking Addiction extra moist and fudgy.
Gluten-free Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Mousse Frosting // Those looking for a grain-free option will love this chocolate cake from Nutrition Stripped.
Chocolate Lava Cake with Healthy Salted Caramel // You'll never guess these sinful looking lava cakes from The Almond Eater are made with surprisingly wholesome ingredients.
Vegan Mocha Layer Cake // Rich coffee infused cake topped with a chocolate coconut cream frosting from Connoisseurus Veg makes for the ultimate decadent treat.
Chocolate Beet Cupcakes with Chocolate Avocado Frosting // Getting a serving of vegetables has never tasted better thanks to these beet cupcakes with avocado frosting from Making Thyme for Health.
Peppermint Double Chocolate Ganache Cakes // One bite of these cute little cakes and you'll find a delightful surprise inside...whipped chocolate peppermint ganache!
Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Cake with Whipped Ganache // Toasted hazelnuts are the key to this fudgy chocolate cake from Vanilla and Bean.
Vegan Black Forest Cake // Sweet cherries layered with vegan whipped cream makes this chocolate cake from Lazy Cat Kitchen utterly irresistible.
Chocolate Tahini Layer Cake // Tahini buttercream gives this chocolate layer cake from Baked Ambrosia a unique dairy-free twist.
Peanut Butter Double Chocolate Cupcakes // A classic chocolate and peanut butter combo made gluten-free and vegan.
Vegan Blackout Cake // This intense chocolate cake from Pickles and Honey is made with four layers of frosting that's somewhere between chocolate pudding and ganache.
Best-Ever Chocolate Quinoa Cake // No one will believe this cake is from Making Thyme for Health is made from quinoa.
Gluten-free Three Layer Chocolate Cake // If you need a gluten-free chocolate birthday cake to impress, this recipe from She Likes Food is the answer.
Vegan Nutella Cake // A homemade two ingredient nutella gives this cake from The Almond Eater the rich flavor of chocolate and hazelnut.
Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake // Made with whole grain flour and sweet potatoes, this chocolate cake from Plant Powered Kitchen is just as nutritious as it is delicious.
Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache // This super fudgy flourless cake from Chef Savvy is sure to quench any chocolate craving.
Roasted Cocoa Gluten Free Chocolate Cake // The ultimate rich and chocolatey cake. Roasting the cocoa brings out a richer, more complex flavours in the cocoa.
Vegan Oreo Chocolate Cake // Crushed Oreos makes this vegan cake from Pickles and Honey an instant childhood favorite.
Low-Fat Chocolate Mousse Cake // All you need is six wholesome ingredients to make this decadent mousse cake from Feasting on Fruit.
Chocolate Mint Cake // Peppermint extract gives this rich cake from The Almond Eater a refreshing flavor.
Vegan Chocolate Birthday Cake + Salted Caramel Date Frosting // Dates make this salted caramel frosting from The Green Life naturally sweet and totally irresistible.
Tahini Chocolate Chip Cupcakes // Skip the oil with these adorable vegan cupcakes from Veggie Inspired.
Hot Fudge Pudding Cake // This hot fudge pudding cake from Chef Savvy makes the perfect base for a hot fudge sundae.
Mixed Berry Upside Down Chocolate Cake // This fun spin on upside down cake from She Likes Food combines the best of berries and chocolate with a whipped cream topping.