Best Places For Chocolate Cake In Los Angeles

February 17, 2015 6:00 AM

(credit: Valerie Confections)

(credit: Valerie Confections)

(credit: Morton's The Steakhouse)

(credit: Morton’s The Steakhouse)


As most everyone knows, chocolate contains mood elevators that give a sense of well being to all that enjoy a great slice or more of it. It also has natural uppers like caffeine, sugar and phenylthalymine, which gets the heart pounding a little faster. Whether it’s National Chocolate Cake Day or not, there’s always a great reason and excuse to indulge in a slice. Whether you’re looking for a slice or the whole cake, these places promise the best chocolate cake in town. Make sure to visit our other list of the Best Places In LA for Chocolate Cake too.

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(credit: Joi S./Yelp)


Milk
4542 S. Centinela Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 915-2078
www.themilkshop.com

When it comes to any type of dessert, there’s no doubt that Milk takes the cake (pun intended). Offeing every imaginable dessert you can even think of, one of their best options is their Chocolate 3X cake. With triple chocolate action, you’ll bite into a dense devil’s food cake with decadent dark chocolate frosting that is double dipped in dark chocolate ganache. Of course, there are the ice cream sandwiches, ice cream, brownies, cookies and everything else, but if you love chocolate cake, you can’t miss this one.

(credit: Lark Cake Shop)

(credit: Lark Cake Shop)


Lark Cake Shop
3337 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 667-2968
www.larkcakeshop.com

If you’re looking for cake, especially a chocolate cake that will blow your mind, Lark Cake shop is where you’ll find a number of them that will do the trick. Enjoy its famous mousse chocolate cake layered with whipped cream and dark chocolate mousse filling with a dark chocolate ganache glaze; its black-and-white chocolate cake with vanilla Italian buttercream icing and filling; or the chocolate mocha cake chocolate cake iced with whipped cream and filled with layers of caramel mocha Italian buttercream and whipped cream, decorated with cocoa powder. Its signature old-fashioned ice-box cake featuring thin chocolate wafer cookies layered with whipped cream means you’ll be lucky to walk out with just one.

(credit: Morton's The Steakhouse)

(credit: Morton’s The Steakhouse)


Morton’s The Steakhouse
SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills
435 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 246-1501
www.mortons.com/index.php

It’s an anomaly how steakhouses have some of the best side dishes and even salads that have nothing to do with beef. For dessert, Morton’s The Steakhouse is no exception. Morton’s hot chocolate cake is legendary. Made with Godiva chocolate, these single-person delectables are served warm with rich dark chocolate filling that oozes out when it’s cut. Fresh berries and ice cream on the side take it to a new level. Morton’s legendary chocolate cake is so amazing even vegetarians have crossed the threshold for one of these … even if it was just to get it to go.

Related: Best Places for French Fries

(credit: Valerie Confections)

(credit: Valerie Confections)


Valerie Confections
3360 W. 1st St.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(213) 739-8149
www.valerieconfections.com

Sometimes nothing satisfies a chocolate craving like a big slice of a traditional chocolate cake. Thoughts of a rich, moist chocolate cake with layers of heavenly chocolate filling make most people swoon. At Valerie Confections, its chocolate cake is chocolate exactly how you love it: dense bittersweet cake layered with creamy chocolate ganache, covered in chocolate buttercream and iced with chocolate shaving curls. This blissful creation is nine inches, designed to serve 12 people, but that really depends on who’s holding the knife. Orders in advance are recommended.

Related: Best Cold Treats

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(credit: OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)


Angel Maid Bakery
4542 S. Centinela Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 915-2078

The person in charge of the cake for a birthday, anniversary, engagement or bridal party, or any other momentous event, is under a lot of pressure especially if it’s for a lot of people. Choosing a flavor that everyone will enjoy, like chocolate, is a no brainer. Chocolate sheet cakes may be found almost anywhere. The problem with that is that they taste like, well, sheet cakes. Fortunately, Angel Maid Bakery offers a wide variety of sheet cakes that taste better than you could ever imagine. Choose between chocolate banana, chocolate mousse, German chocolate or the mocha chiffon light chocolate chiffon cake with mocha cream and cover. Cakes can serve from 15 to 100 people.

Kristine G. Bottone is a freelance writer living in Los Angeles. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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