You may be gearing up for a day of pie, but Tuesday is a day for sweets of another kind -- National Cake Day! To celebrate, we've rounded up our top 10 places in Utah County to grab a delicious slice of chocolate cake.
Think of it as a way to stretch your stomach out in preparation for Thanksgiving pie.
If you have never tried Magleby's chocolate cake, you are definitely missing out. Called their Award-Winning Chocolate Cake, you can get it served sheet cake-style (by the slice) or you can get a slice of their three-layer cake topped with raspberries and whipped cream. They also have whole cake options.
Provo Fresh: 3362 N. University Ave., Provo
Lindon Fresh: 135 S. State St., Lindon
Tucanos Brazilian Grill
Tucanos' Torre Chocolate dessert is a decadent tower of chocolate cake, and is definitely too much for one person to eat in one sitting. So get a to-go box and save some for when you get home!
Location: 545 E. University Parkway, Orem
The Chocolate Dessert Cafe
With a name like The Chocolate, how could it not have amazing chocolate cakes? The Cherub is the quintessential chocolate cake for milk chocolate lovers, and the Brooklyn Blackout is a sweet chocolate cake with dark chocolate filling and dark chocolate ganache.
They also have tons of chocolate cupcake options, if you are looking for something a little smaller.
Location: 212 S. State St., Orem
The Black Sheep Cafe
The Black Sheep Cafe opened in 2012 in downtown Provo, and among their dessert choices is their Amano Dos Rios Molten Chocolate Cake, which features chocolate from Art Pollard in Orem.
Location: 19 N. University Ave. Provo
La Jolla Groves
La Jolla Groves has several desert options, including a rich chocolate cake. Their Chocolate Bundt Cake is a rich dark chocolate cake served with a molten chocolate center and a light vanilla sauce.
Location: 4801 N. University Ave. #610, Provo
At Costco, you can get huge amounts of all of your favorite items, and chocolate cake is no exception. Their All American Chocolate Cake is huge - seriously, it weighs 7 pounds. It's a four-layer cake with chocolate buttercream frosting and chocolate shavings on the side. Get it to share with everyone you love.
Spanish Fork: 273 E. 1000 North
Orem: 648 E. 800 South
Lehi: 198 N. 1200 East
Provo Bakery has a few cake options, including round birthday or tall round cakes in chocolate flavors.
Location: 190 E. 100 North, Provo
Sweet Tooth Fairy
At Sweet Tooth Fairy, you can celebrate with cakes of every shape and kind. Their round chocolate cake options come in a variety of sizes from 6 to 12 inches, and include German Chocolate and Double Fudge. If a whole cake isn't for you, try some of their cake bites or cupcakes in a variety of flavors.
Location: 1064 S. 750 East, Orem
Cravings Alisha's Cupcakes
If eating a whole cake isn't for you, why not celebrate with a mini version -- a cupcake. January's flavors at Cravings - Alisha's Cupcakes include chocolate options like Better Than What, Chocolate Mousse GF Trifle, Chocolate Tuxedo, Dirt Cup, German Chocolate, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, Peanut Butter Cheesecake and Salted Caramel.
Location: 93 S. Main St., Pleasant Grove
Nothing Bundt Cakes
If you like your chocolate cake in the form of a bundt, you can get bundt cakes, or bundtlets at Nothing Bundt Cakes in American Fork. They serve several flavors including Chocolate Chocolate Chip.
Location: 987 W. 500 North, American Fork