Chocolate cake is a dessert that we all love. During someone’s birthday, our parents would buy a black forest cake. And whenever we feel the urge to bake, a chocolate one might have been one of our first recipes to try. However, there are more flavors to chocolate cakes than just chocolate. Why not try 10 of these variations on National Chocolate Cake Day?
1. Red Velvet Chocolate Cake
A classic favorite around the world. In fact, the dessert was introduced to the United States around 100 years ago. The baking process is simple; you just need flour, salt, cocoa powder, sugar, oil, food coloring, buttermilk, vanilla extract, and eggs. You can begin by following this recipe.
2. Chocolate Tiramisu Cake
You might only find this treat at the buffet because it can be a bit pricey. Fortunately, there’s a method of creating homemade Tiramisu — with a cocoa twist. If you love coffee and cocoa, you would enjoy this recipe. It takes some work, but it’s so worth it.
3. Triple Chocolate Cake
If you have a sweet tooth, then you probably can’t get enough of chocolate filling and icing. In this case, the Triple Chocolate Cake is the perfect solution. Covered with chocolate buttercream and drizzled with chocolate bits, one bite will immediately convince you to visit chocolate heaven. And instead of one layer, you’ll make two to three layers of cake. Ready to begin? Read through this recipe.
4. Chocolate Oreo Cake
Love Oreos? This baked good is for you! You only need butter, shortening, powdered sugar, oreo crumbs, vanilla extract, and water for the filling. If you’re feeling fancy, you can prepare some chocolate ganache. When all of that is done, add some oreo cookies from this recipe.
5. Chocolate Mint Cookie Poke Cake
6. Chocolate Princess Castle Cake
You need a group to help you out with this beauty! It’s a long process, but the results pay off. Imagine tasting the candies, frostings, and fillings. You’ll surprise the chocolate Disney princess with this recipe.
7. White Chocolate Raspberry Cake
This goodie is not only aesthetically pleasing, but pleasing to taste buds as the white chocolate frosting enrichens the flavor. Moreover, raspberry frosting is used as a crumb coat. The recipe builds on top of each other and is not actually that complicated.
8. Chocolate Truffle Layer Cake
These cakes are available at Costco but you can make them at home too! To start, separate the ingredients into four categories; cake, white chocolate ganache, dark chocolate ganache, and chocolate frosting. When everything is complete, place the cake on top of parchment paper and refrigerate. Learn more steps from this recipe.
9. Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake
Love caramel? This cake is for you! With three layers of caramel within the chocolate frosting and you can’t get more caramel than that. If you want to make a batch for yourself or a close friend, follow this recipe.
10. Chocolate Coconut Cake
If you’re a fan of coconuts and chocolate — the double Cs — you’ll for sure enjoy this recipe. Topped with coconut icing, you’re in for a surprise.
Are you ready to revamp your recipe book for 2021? If you want to continue trying out new chocolate cakes, National Chocolate Cake Day is the right time for you to gain more expertise. And who knows if you’ll end up being a baker in the near future? Try to make that chocolate castle and surprise everyone in the world.