Chocolate cake recipes

20 of the best chocolate cake recipes with just the right level of indulgence.

Chocolate cake

Chocolate is one of life's indulgences. Combine this wondrous cocoa concoction with the celebratory delight of cake and you have a winning combination. When it comes to our favourite chocolate cakes - whether you choose to master the intricate construction of Gâteau Opéra, the more relaxed layers of chocolate and raspberry sponge or the rich texture of chocolate Manjari cake – one slice is never enough.