chocolate cake Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular chocolate cake dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with chocolate cake
#1yogurt
#2potatoes
#3cream butter
#4juice
#5ice
#6champagne
80.51%
#7cocktail
69.66%
#8cream cheese
62.49%
#9pumpkin
55.77%
#10matcha
54.39%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve chocolate cake

10.58%

16,175 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online chocolate cake recipes

0.79%

11,347 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

chocolate cake Growth Over Time How chocolate cake has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.25
Year Over Year CHOCOLATE CAKE growth or decline vs one year ago
-14.74%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of chocolate cake per consumer
3.07
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

10.58%

16,175 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online chocolate cake recipes

0.79%

11,347 of 1,437,927 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
68.81%
#2pastry
9.41%
#3cheesecake
4.77%
#4sugar
3.56%
#5cupcakes
2.9%
#6candy
2.01%
#7cookies
1.92%
#8caramel
1.73%
#9frosting
1.4%
#10brownies
1.22%
#11fudge
0.65%
#12chocolate mousse
0.39%
#13pudding
0.33%
#14oreos
0.31%
#15chocolate ganache
0.19%
#16praline
0.16%
#17crepes
0.12%
#18strawberry shortcake
0.09%
#19pretzels
0.03%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pretzels
#2strawberry shortcake
#3chocolate ganache
#4crepes
#5chocolate mousse
#6brownies
66.83%
#7frosting
45.81%
#8pastry
44.06%
#9cupcakes
32.12%
#10sugar
10.71%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1oreos
53.13%
#2praline
53.07%
#3pudding
50.1%
#4fudge
39.23%
#5cheesecake
36.6%
#6cake
11.63%
#7cookies
9.63%
#8candy
6.51%
#9caramel
2.35%
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
3.75%
#3cacao
0.82%
#4matcha
0.64%
#5cocoa
0.6%
#6mint
0.31%
#7cinnamon
0.29%
#8pumpkin spice
0.11%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pumpkin spice
#2matcha
54.39%
#3cinnamon
26.09%
#4vanilla
13.33%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cocoa
27.54%
#2mint
17.01%
#3cacao
13.44%
#4chocolate
10.48%
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
1.01%
#3salad
0.93%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice
#2salad
50.24%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
38.81%
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
34.1%
#2cheese
26.43%
#3cream
21.4%
#4milk
6.18%
#5butter
4.35%
#6yogurt
2.86%
#7cream cheese
2.75%
#8mascarpone
1.95%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1yogurt
#2cream butter
#3cream cheese
62.49%
#4mascarpone
61.28%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
63.4%
#2milk
28.33%
#3butter
19.71%
#4cream
7.31%
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
75.73%
#2tea
15.35%
#3espresso
3.8%
#4green tea
3.36%
#5juice
1.75%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1juice
#2espresso
53.94%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1green tea
36.07%
#2tea
27.99%
#3coffee
25.91%
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
84.16%
#2peanut butter
15.84%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1peanut butter
5.36%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
41.21%
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
36.4%
#2lemon
22.18%
#3mango
13.39%
#4raspberries
10.04%
#5pineapple
8.37%
#6key lime
2.93%
#7apple
2.93%
#8bananas
2.51%
#9pear
0.84%
#10orange
0.42%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1key lime
#2lemon
37.70%
#3strawberries
18.23%
#4mango
17.55%
#5raspberries
0.76%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1pear
25.97%
#2orange
23.14%
#3pineapple
19.71%
#4apple
19.16%
#5bananas
9.62%
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
63.43%
#2chicken
21.71%
#3steak
14.86%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
7.18%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1chicken
59.32%
#2bacon
56.21%
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
36.11%
#2rum
22.92%
#3rose
22.22%
#4cocktail
9.72%
#5champagne
9.03%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1champagne
80.51%
#2cocktail
69.66%
#3rum
0.58%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1rose
34.32%
#2wine
3.2%
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
23.53%
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
62.16%
#2oatmeal
37.84%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1pasta
13.60%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1oatmeal
38.53%
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
62.12%
#2avocado
31.82%
#3potatoes
6.06%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
#2pumpkin
55.77%
#3avocado
20.65%

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
12.96%
snack
1.78%
clean eating
1.21%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with chocolate cake over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '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

10.58%

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
$9.1$8.6$9.24$9.03$11.25AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular chocolate cake Dishes The most notable variations of chocolate cake served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Molten Chocolate Cake Chili's Grill & BarKatyTexas
#2 Heart Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake Sweet BoxPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
#3 Chocolate Delice Mousse Cake Mademoiselle M French BakeryLos AngelesCalifornia
#4 Cakes Flowerflour Chocolate Cake Flower FlourSan JoseCalifornia
#5 Chocolate Fudge Cake Shake BIG ORANGE :: MidtownLittle RockArkansas
#6 Gluten Free Chocolate Cake 110 GrillNashuaNew Hampshire
#7 Vegan Chocolate Cake Annie May's Sweet CafeLouisvilleKentucky
#8 Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Elm Street DinerStamfordConnecticut
#9 Chocolate Cake Community BakeryLittle RockArkansas
#10 Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake Spot Dessert BarNew YorkNew York
Menu Items How many total instances of chocolate cake found in restaurants across the country
23,036
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
11,347
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use chocolate cake as an ingredient
2,396
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of chocolate cake recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Chocolate Earl Grey Cake with Lavender Ganache from Wife Mama Foodie

#2

Keto Chocolate Mug Cake from OhClary

#3

Blackout Healthy Paleo Chocolate Cake from Paleo Gluten Free Eats

#4

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cake from Vegan Richa

#5

Vegan Chocolate Cake from Feasting on Fruit

#6

Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake from Baker by Nature

#7

Chocolate Pound Cake with Chocolate Ganache from OMG Chocolate Desserts

#8

One Minute Keto Chocolate Mug Cake from iSaveA2Z.com

#9

Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Crumb Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

#10

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