chocolate cake Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular chocolate cake dishes in restaurants
#1HEART CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE CAKE
Sweet Box (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
#2MOLTEN CHOCOLATE CAKE
Chili's Grill & Bar (Meridian, Idaho)
#3CAKES FLOWER FLOUR CHOCOLATE CAKE
Flower Flour (San José, California)
#4GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE CAKE
Great Sage (River Hill, Maryland)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with chocolate cake
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve chocolate cake

10.41%

15,907 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online chocolate cake recipes

0.79%

12,625 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

chocolate cake Growth Over Time How chocolate cake has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.250.50.7511.25
Year Over Year CHOCOLATE CAKE growth or decline vs one year ago
-11.43%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of chocolate cake per consumer
3.02
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that chocolate cake represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of chocolate cake at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve chocolate cake

10.41%

15,907 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online chocolate cake recipes

0.79%

12,625 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for chocolate cake, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
67.98%
#2pastry
9.68%
#3cheesecake
4.71%
#4sugar
3.57%
#5cupcakes
3.07%
#6cookies
2.01%
#7candy
1.98%
#8caramel
1.74%
#9frosting
1.37%
#10brownies
1.36%
#11fudge
0.63%
#12tart
0.54%
#13pudding
0.32%
#14oreos
0.31%
#15crepes
0.25%
#16chocolate ganache
0.22%
#17praline
0.16%
#18strawberry shortcake
0.08%
#19pretzels
0.03%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pretzels
#2crepes
#3tart
#4chocolate ganache
#5strawberry shortcake
#6brownies
#7cupcakes
70.29%
#8pastry
53.19%
#9frosting
50.82%
#10sugar
30.70%
#11candy
14.06%
#12caramel
8.56%
#13cookies
0.10%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1oreos
52.89%
#2praline
46.58%
#3pudding
45.27%
#4cheesecake
38.65%
#5fudge
22.74%
#6cake
10.52%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
#2vanilla
3.8%
#3cacao
0.83%
#4matcha
0.67%
#5cocoa
0.58%
#6mint
0.32%
#7cinnamon
0.3%
#8pumpkin spice
0.1%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pumpkin spice
#2matcha
#3cinnamon
17.68%
#4vanilla
0.90%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cacao
15.94%
#2cocoa
13.94%
#3chocolate
9.59%
#4mint
5.91%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
#2ice
1.15%
#3salad
0.99%
#4popcorn
0.74%
#5lasagna
0.12%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1lasagna
#2ice
#3popcorn
65.64%
#4salad
12.07%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
38.72%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cream butter
36.54%
#2cheese
24.13%
#3cream
23.2%
#4milk
6.03%
#5butter
4.29%
#6yogurt
2.9%
#7cream cheese
2.9%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1yogurt
#2cream butter
#3cream cheese
58.86%
#4cream
24.35%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
51.32%
#2butter
19.52%
#3milk
13.05%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
82.52%
#2peanut butter
15.04%
#3honey
2.44%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1honey
#2peanut butter
16.26%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
31.78%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
76.76%
#2tea
15.88%
#3espresso
3.97%
#4green tea
3.38%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1espresso
47.90%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1green tea
42.69%
#2tea
11.7%
#3coffee
7.06%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
41.89%
#2lemon
23.87%
#3mango
13.96%
#4raspberries
11.26%
#5pineapple
9.01%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
47.10%
#2lemon
39.94%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1mango
44.23%
#2pineapple
5.44%
#3raspberries
3.96%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1bacon
57.89%
#2chicken
21.05%
#3steak
15.2%
#4pepperoni
5.85%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1pepperoni
#2steak
10.32%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
57.18%
#2chicken
54.47%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
46.09%
#2rum
26.96%
#3rose
26.96%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
13.58%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1rose
36.02%
#2rum
17.77%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1pumpkin
39.53%
#2green gram
31.4%
#3avocado
24.42%
#4potatoes
4.65%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1pumpkin
85.01%
#2potatoes
64.46%
#3avocado
12.07%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1green gram
46.41%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
56.25%
#2oatmeal
32.5%
#3spaghetti
11.25%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
#2pasta
27.88%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1oatmeal
49.32%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with chocolate cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
16.87%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose chocolate cake compared to all other dishes
fitness
12.43%
snack
1.82%
clean eating
1.19%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with chocolate cake over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.511.522.533.544.555.56
  • vegan
  • gluten free
  • clean eating
  • vegetarian

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular chocolate cake dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve chocolate cake

10.41%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature chocolate cake

american restaurant

17 %
chocolate cake Pricing Analysis Average price of chocolate cake across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$9.15$8.72$9.27$9.08$11.39AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular chocolate cake Dishes The most notable variations of chocolate cake served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Heart Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake Sweet BoxPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#2 Molten Chocolate Cake Chili's Grill & BarMeridianIdaho
#3 Cakes Flower Flour Chocolate Cake Flower FlourSan JoséCalifornia
#4 Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Great SageRiver HillMaryland
#5 Chocolate Delice Mousse Cake Mademoiselle M French BakeryLaCalifornia
#6 K Chocolate Cake RPM SteakChicagoIllinois
#7 Chocolate Cakes Fleming's Prime Steakhouse-Austin / The DomainAustinTexas
#8 Chocolate Fudge Cake Shake BIG ORANGE :: MidtownLittle RockArkansas
#9 West Village Chocolate Caramel Cake Dominique Ansel KitchenNycNew York
#10 Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Elm Street DinerStamfordConnecticut
Menu Items How many total instances of chocolate cake found in restaurants across the country
22,576
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of chocolate cake variations on a restaurant's menu
1.42

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online chocolate cake recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for chocolate cake
12,625
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use chocolate cake as an ingredient
2,730
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of chocolate cake recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Crumb Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

2

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cake from Vegan Richa

3

Paleo Coconut Flour Chocolate Sheet Cake from Paleo Gluten Free Eats

4

One Minute Keto Chocolate Mug Cake from iSaveA2Z.com

5

Blackout Healthy Paleo Chocolate Cake from Paleo Gluten Free Eats

6

Keto Death by Chocolate Cake from Hey Keto Mama

7

Vegan Chocolate Cake from Feasting on Fruit

8

Keto Chocolate Cake in a Mug from Ruled Me

9

Homemade Chocolate Cake Recipe from scratch from NellieBellie

10

Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe (Easy, Gluten-Free) from Melanie Cooks