Best chocolate cake in Toronto

Whether it’s for a special celebration or just to feed your sweet tooth, great chocolate cake can be had at top bakeries across the city. There are lots of options to choose from, including fudge cake and classic hazelnut and chocolate. Whatever your favourite type of chocolate cake is, you can count on these desserts to be multi-layered, decedent and delicious! Here is the best chocolate cake in Toronto.[Photo credit: iStock]

Bobbette & Belle

3347 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2M6

Bobbette & Belle sells the ultimate chocolate cake. The made-in-house chocolate cake has layers of rich chocolate fudge frosting and then topped with velvety chocolate buttercream. It is finished with poured chocolate ganache and chunks of Bobbette & Belle’s chewy homemade brownies!

Richmond Station

1 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5H 3W4

Chocolate and hazelnut has been a match made in heaven ever since Nutella launched in 1965. The pastry chef at Richmond Station is putting a new spin on this classic flavour combination with the Ferrero Rocher cake. The chocolate cake is sprinkled with freshly chopped hazelnuts, and house-made Bailey’s gel. The decedent cake is served with a side of smoked salt ice cream!

Bunner's Bake Shop

3054 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z7

Bunner’s chocolate cake is so good it’s affectionately called Best Chocolate Cake Ever, and the best part is, it’s vegan! Bunner’s recently swapped out the oil in its cakes for a vegan-friendly butter. The cake is layered with fudgy chocolate ganache icing and topped with iced rosettes, and even more ganache!

Morton's The Steakhouse

4 Avenue Road, Toronto, ON M5R 2E8

The rule of thumb at Morton’s Steakhouse is – leave room for dessert. Morton’s Legendary Hot Chocolate Cake is world-renowned and has many foodies trying to recreate the satisfying dessert in their home kitchens! The individual cakes are baked in ramekins and come with a gooey chocolate centre!

Phipps Bakery Cafe

420 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON M5N 1A2

Phipps is known for its delectable offerings including both of its chocolate cakes – Mom’s Chocolate Layer Cake and Dad’s Chocolate Layer Cake. Mom is clearly a chocolate lover, because her cake is stacked high with alternating layers of chocolate sponge and chocolate fudge icing. Dad’s cake is a little different, with the dense chocolate sponge layered between creamy vanilla buttercream frosting.


362 King St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1K9

Roselle Desserts has made a name for itself selling whimsical desserts like tarts, éclairs and cakes. The chocolate cake is no exception. Light and fluffy, the cake is layered with chocolate sponge, chocolate mousse and crispy chocolate. You can get the cake in 6 inch, 8 inch or 9 inch.

Dufflet Pastries

787 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1G1

Dufflet Pastries stacks its chocolate cake high, with four layers of delicious sponge and fudge frosting. The sponge is never dry, because Dufflet uses sour cream in all its cakes. The entire cake is covered in a light chocolate frosting and topped with dark chocolate curls. It comes in two sizes: 6 inch and 9 inch.

Bake Shoppe

859 College St, Toronto, ON M6H 1A1

Bake Shoppe is always filled with unique and tasty treats including the delicious cakes. The chocolate cake is available on special order or ready made in the store. The cake is made with a signature Ferrero Rocher buttercream, and topped with ganache and four Ferrero Rocher chocolate.

Thompson Diner

550 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2V4

Open late, Thompson Diner is known for its elevated diner food, and dessert! The chocolate cake is double trouble, with moist layers of delicious fudge frosting! The whole thing is topped off with even more fudge frosting and freshly cut strawberries.

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