Across the world, chocolate places near the top of almost everyone’s favorite desserts lists, and what’s better than a rich, moist chocolate cake? In honor of this most beloved confection, today is National Chocolate Cake Day in the United States. But don’t worry. You don’t have to be an American to celebrate. Bring this holiday to wherever you are by trying out one or more of the recipes in our list of decadent chocolate cakes.
Whether you prefer something simple or something that could win first prize at the town fair, we have something for all skill levels. What do you like with your chocolate? Orange? Marshmallows? Peanut butter or booze? Or perhaps just more chocolate. Whatever your tastes, you’re sure to find something here.
Too many recipes to choose from? Why not space them out? After all, Valentine’s Day is coming up and I bet your sweetie would love to indulge in a piece or two of chocolate bliss. Grab your apron and decide on the best place to start. These are the top 5 decadent chocolate cakes for National Chocolate Cake Day.