Bite Into Deliciously Decadent Chocolate Cakes in Orlando

Get a peek at six delightfully delicious chocolate cakes in Orlando that are worth the calorie splurge.

Get a peek at six delightfully delicious chocolate cakes in Orlando that are worth the calorie splurge.

It's American Chocolate Week, and there's no better place to celebrate than Orlando. Reason being, we're "choc"-full of delicious, chocolaty treats of all shapes and sizes, including creative cakes at the more than 5,000 restaurants and bakeries around the destination. Ranging from simple to sophisticated, here are six chocolate cakes your taste buds are going to love in Orlando!

1. Chocolate Truffle Cake at The Glass Knife

Chocolate Truffle Cake at The Glass Knife in Winter Park Near Orlando
Chocolate Truffle Cake at The Glass Knife in Winter Park Near Orlando

Starting with tiers of dark chocolate mousse, dark chocolate ganache and chocolate biscuit coated with cocoa and gold luster glaçage, this decadent cake is topped with a chocolate lotus flower and truffles. Located in Winter Park, about 20 minutes from downtown Orlando, The Glass Knife opened in 2017 under the care of Executive Chef Stuart Whitfield, who previously crafted imaginative desserts for Victoria and Albert's, Be Our Guest and other Walt Disney World Resort eateries. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are also on the menu.

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2. Flourless Chocolate Cake at Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen

Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen at Universal CityWalk in Orlando
Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen at Universal CityWalk in Orlando

Despite its sweet name, this Universal CityWalk dining option has full lunch, dinner and even brunch menus, but as you can probably guess, they really excel at chocolaty desserts. In fact, they're so good at it that even seemingly simple creations like this flourless chocolate cake — which is served with Nutella ice cream and raspberry sauce — become melt-in-your-mouth masterpieces. While you're there, be sure to try one of their out-of-this-world milkshakes!

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3. Chocolate Mousse Cake at A Land Remembered

Chocolate Mousse Cake at A Land Remembered in Orlando
Chocolate Mousse Cake at A Land Remembered in Orlando

As with the other eateries at Rosen Shingle Creek, desserts at this AAA Four Diamond steakhouse are overseen by Executive Pastry Chef David Ramirez, who's won dozens of awards from American Culinary Foundation competitions and has even served as captain of Team USA for the prestigious Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie in France. This sweet treat combines flourless chocolate cake, milk-chocolate cream filling and pecan nougatine, with raspberry ganache and fresh fruit as a topping.

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4. Cookies & Cream Cake at Gideon's Bakehouse

Cookies & Cream Cake at Gideon’s Bakehouse East End Market in Orlando’s Audubon Park Neighborhood
Cookies & Cream Cake at Gideon's Bakehouse East End Market in Orlando's Audubon Park Neighborhood

Gideon's owner Steve Lewis claims his recipes were discovered in the 1898 diary of a boy named Gideon. Whether that's true, we don't know, but we do know his desserts are as filling as they are delicious. This creation features slabs of chocolate cake separated by house-made cookies & cream icing, which doubles as cake frosting. Also offering cookies, pies and other treats, Gideon's is located in Orlando's Audubon Park district, about 15 minutes from downtown.

5. Brigadeiro Cake at Black Fire Brazilian Steakhouse

Brigadeiro Cake at Black Fire Brazilian Steakhouse in Orlando
Brigadeiro Cake at Black Fire Brazilian Steakhouse in Orlando

Just five minutes from Walt Disney World, Black Fire is an authentic Brazilian steakhouse founded right here in Orlando. More importantly for our purposes, the eatery is home to one of the best chocolate cakes we've ever tried! It's based on traditional brigadeiro recipe — a Brazilian dessert made from cocoa, butter and condensed milk, and covered with chocolate sprinkles. Black Fire's version also incorporates rich fudge and whipped cream on the side, making it sinfully delicious to the last bite.

6. Assorted Chocolate Cakes at Valhalla Bakery

Valhalla Bakery in Orlando Has a Rotating Lineup of Chocolate and Chocolate-Frosted Cakes
Valhalla Bakery in Orlando Has a Rotating Lineup of Chocolate and Chocolate-Frosted Cakes

You never know what cakes will be available when you walk into this bespoke bakery — and that's part of the fun. When you find one of their myriad chocolate cakes, though, grab it while you can, as they tend to sell out fast. Or, place a special order to get the exact flavor of chocolate you're looking for; just keep in mind they require 48 hours advanced notice for custom jobs. You'll find them 10 minutes east of downtown Orlando.

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