From heartaches to bad moods, it seems like there's nothing homemade chocolate cake can't cure.
Chocoholics know that all too well and if you happen to be one of them prepare to fall head over heels for these delectable chocolate cake recipes.
From French inspired 'cortillon chocolat' to decadent chef creations these are the five choclate cake recipes you need in your life.
We're sure they'd make a great addition to your next dinner party - as long as you don't give in to temptation and dip your fingers in the icing!
This French Christmas cake is nothing short of sheer decadence. Delicate chocolate sponge cake is layered with chocolate mousse and covered in a glossy chocolate icing.
Hazelnuts add crunch to this irresistible chocolate dessert recipe from Milanese chefs Eros Picco and Tommaso Arrigoni. Raspberries add just enough zing to make the flavors pop.
A stunning dessert created by celebrated chef Ivo Adam, this luxurious cake will the star of any dinner party. It's served with a rhubarb compote and a Merlot punch sauce.
Chocolate and cherries are a pairing made in heaven and it's quite apparent in this lovely layered cake. The cherries are flavored with kirsch for that extra oomph.
This chocolate cake literally melts in your mouth. It's served with fresh custard for an extravagant dessert experience. The recipe comes to us courtesy of Anne Martinetti and Francois Riviere.