Food·Posted on Oct 1, 201517 Reasons Not To DespairAs told by chocolate cake.by Sarah DiGregorioBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Nutella buttercream and rainbow sprinkles. Alex Lau / Via bonappetit.com Chocolate Birthday Cake with Milk Chocolate Ganache and Nutella Buttercream: recipe here. 2. Toasted coconut and marshmallow. Ashley / Via spoonfulofflavor.com Chocolate Cake with Coconut and Toasted Marshmallow Buttercream: Recipe here. 3. Grandma. Todd Coleman / Via saveur.com Grandma's Very Moist Chocolate Layer Cake: Get the recipe here. 4. Toasted meringue. Martha Stewart Living / Via marthastewart.com Chocolate Cake Baked Alaska: Recipe here. 5. Chocolate chip buttercream. Ashley Dudley / Via bakerella.com Chocolate Cake with Chocolate-Chip Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache: recipe here. 6. Dinosaurs. Katie Wahlman / Via butterlustblog.com Chips Ahoy Dinosaur Cake: Recipe here. 7. Drips. The Southern Cake Book/Southern Living / Via thecakeblog.com Chocolate Turtle Cake: Recipe here. 8. Booze and bundts. Booze in bundts. Suzanne Cowden Kahlua Chocolate Cake: Recipe here. 9. Excess. Elizabeth LaBau / Via sugarhero.com Doughnut Cake with Chocolate-Coffee Whipped Cream: Recipe here. 10. Crushed Oreos and whipped cream. http://bakesbychichi.com/2015/02/chocolate-cake-filled-with-cookies-and-cream.html http://bakesbychichi.com/2015/02/chocolate-cake-filled-with-cookies-and-cream.html Cookies and Cream Chocolate Cake: recipe here. 11. Frosting roses. Amanda Rettke / Via iambaker.net Chocolate Buttercream Rose Cake: Recipe here. 12. Espresso powder. http://addapinch.com/cooking/the-best-chocolate-cake-recipe-ever/ http://addapinch.com/cooking/the-best-chocolate-cake-recipe-ever/ The Best Chocolate Cake: Recipe here. 13. Rolls. Kraft / Via kraftrecipes.com Chocolate Cake Roll: Recipe here. 14. S'mores. Bite Me More / Via bitememore.com Ultimate S'mores Layer Cake: Recipe here. 15. Small things. http://www.dashofgrace.com/triple-chocolate-mini-bundt-cakes/ http://www.dashofgrace.com/triple-chocolate-mini-bundt-cakes/ Triple Chocolate Mini Bundt Cakes: Recipe here. 16. Peanut butter ganache. http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2008/08/chocolate-peanut-butter-cake/ http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2008/08/chocolate-peanut-butter-cake/ Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake: Recipe here. 17. Ice cream. Life Love and Sugar / Via lifeloveandsugar.com Cake Batter Fudge Brownie Ice Cream Cake: Recipe here.