Anyone can bake a delicious chocolate cake. Especially if you follow one of these easy recipes.
Cost per serving: 66¢
Play with flavors. If you prefer chocolate to mocha, cut back to 1 tsp. instant espresso powder – you won’t taste the coffee, but it will still add some depth to the flavor. Try almond, coconut or orange extract instead of the vanilla for another taste.
See recipe: Mocha Truffle Cake
Cost per serving: 60¢
Add some festivity to this moist delight with heart-shaped sprinkles.
See recipe: Chocolate Marble Cake
Cost per serving: $1.96
If the grim reaper is knocking, death by chocolate is the way to go.
See recipe: Death by Chocolate
Cost per serving: $1.73
Cut the bars into squares or triangles with a large knife, or use a heart shaped cookie cutter. Rinse the knife or cutter in hot water and dry completely between cuts.
See recipe: Raspberry-White Chocolate Cheesecake Bars
Cost per serving: $1.17
This treat-inspired twist on cheesecake is sure to be a hit this Halloween. You can swap in another kind of candy for the Snickers, if you prefer: peanut butter cups, malted milk balls or chocolate-covered toffee bars all work well. Then drizzle with chocolate syrup for extra decadence.
See recipe: Snickers Cheesecake
Cost per serving: $2.00
This rich, silky, treat looks elegant but is surprisingly easy to make. It uses common ingredients such as bittersweet chocolate and cream cheese; the crust is made from ground-up chocolate wafers.
See recipe: Chocolate Marble Cheesecake
What's not to love about this cake? From sweet cherry filling to ganache to whipped-cream frosting to chocolate, this cake
is sure to please a crowd.
See recipe: Black Forest Cherry Layer Cake
A luscious chocolate cake recipe that costs just $.61 per serving to make.
See recipe: Fudgy Chocolate Tiramisu Cake
It doesn't get more decadent than this chocolate layer cake recipe, made with sour-cream.
See recipe: Sour-Cream Chocolate Layer Cake