Chocolate fudge cake with chocolate icing

Chocolate baking recipes

Satisfy your sweet tooth with our decadent chocolate treats. Indulge in gooey chocolate cake, brownies, cookies, tarts and puddings.

777 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Need a guaranteed crowd-pleasing cake that's easy to make? This super-squidgy chocolate fudge cake with smooth icing is an instant baking win

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2,200 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A foolproof brownie recipe for a squidgy chocolate bake. Watch our recipe video to help you get a perfect traybake every time.

1 hr
More effort
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286 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Chocolate and cake are two of our favourite things, so what's not to love about this indulgent cake?

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
218 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The perfect cake for brownie lovers, try a big slice warm with some ice cream

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
198 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

If you like American-style cookies, you’ll love these pale, chewy delights. Plus, they can be baked from frozen

30 mins
Easy
258 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Dense and gooey, these storecupboard treats are made with cocoa rather than bars of chocolate

1 hr
Easy
195 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Cakes like these are wonderfully therapeutic to make - chuck the lot into a bowl, and give it a quick beat and it's ready to bake. Simple enough for a complete beginner

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
136 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Make chocolate muffins as a weekend baking project with the kids. These family-friendly bites are perfect with a cuppa, and you can double up on the chocolate by adding choc chips, if you want

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
242 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Squidgy and super moreish, these gorgeous foolproof fruity chocolate bakes will be snapped up in seconds

50 mins
Easy
39 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Bake a showstopping cake for Easter. This one is so easy and the kids can decorate it by filling the pretzel nest with their favourite chocolate eggs

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
98 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Bake an impressive dinner party dessert with minimum fuss – these chocolate puddings, also known as chocolate fondant or lava cake, have a lovely gooey centre

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
183 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This intense chocolate orange sponge bake with thick sauce is about as indulgent as a good pudding gets

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Conjure smiles from family and friends with easy chocolate fairy cakes – they have a lovely light sponge and buttery icing

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
153 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

You just can't beat a good chocolate cake, and this one is guaranteed to disappear as soon as you cut the first slice

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
51 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Bake a batch of our irresistible all-American chocolate chunk cookies to enjoy with your cuppa. These easy sweet treats are ideal for weekend baking.

50 mins
Easy
258 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Take indulgent, fudgy chocolate brownies to the next level with a layer of salted caramel running through the centre of each bite.

50 mins
Easy
126 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Whip up a batch of simple chocolate cupcakes for a party, coffee morning or afternoon tea. Top with buttercream, or perhaps a cream cheese frosting

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
112 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This hot, gooey chocolate pud, with dark chocolate and canned pears, can be made ahead and frozen – a perfect no-fuss dinner party dessert

55 mins
Easy
57 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

These sweet and sticky treats are best made a day in advance - perfect if you need to get ahead for a bake sale

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
89 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A light, but luscious cake made with hazelnuts - serve a slice for dessert with a dollop of crème fraîche

1 hr
More effort
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1,346 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Indulge yourself with this ultimate chocolate cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
110 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A chocolate chip cookie and custard cream in one - super-simple and they'll keep in the biscuit tin for a fortnight

30 mins
Easy
62 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A dinner party version of teatime favourite, millionaire's shortbread. It's not too bitter, so the kids will love it too

2 hrs
More effort
280 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Need a quick chocolate fix? Try making this easy microwave mug cake with storecupboard ingredients. It's even more delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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