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These 5 Exquisite Chocolate Cakes Will Take Dessert to the Next Level

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Aired January 27, 2016

There’s not much on this planet that is more satisfying than gathering with loved ones to slice up a chocolate cake. Read on for five delicious chocolate cake recipes that will take up permanent residence in your recipe box!

Curtis Stone’s Chocolate Fondant

This luscious chocolate cake features a melted chocolate interior that flows out when you break the outer “shell.” Delish, and perfect for a romantic date night.

Valerie Bertinelli's Sicilian Love Cake

Our readers loved this moist and rich cake from Valerie Bertinelli! She starts with a simple chocolate cake mix, prepares the batter, and pours into a greased cake pan. Then, she mixes up a blend of mascarpone cheese, ricotta cheese, sugar and eggs, and pours over the top. The two layers combine to make a delicious marbled cake, which she tops with a chocolate frosting.

Clodagh McKenna's Guinness Cake

Want to transport your friends and family to a thatched roof cottage in Ireland? Make them this Guinness cake! The “Irish Rachael Ray” Clodagh McKenna shared this recipe for a rich, fluffy chocolate cake with Guinness for effervescence that is very simple to make.

Black Cow Cake

This yum cake features one box of chocolate cake mix, and a 12-once bottle of root beer! How easy could that be? The carbonation creates a light and fluffy cake without having to whip any egg whites! You can also change this recipe up, like by using a vanilla cake mix and lemon-lime soda!

Buddy Valastro’s Mocha Cake Recipe

The secret to Buddy’s mocha cake? Instant espresso powder! He shares that you can use this to flavor everything from cake batter, to frosting, to even chili! He adds espresso powder to a regular boxed chocolate cake mix to get that intense mocha flavor. Yum!

Watch below to see Curtis prepare his ooey-gooey fondant:

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