As we begin another week, here's a thought to perk up your Monday: It's National Chocolate Cake Day! Between the pumpkin pies, cookie swaps and juice cleanses, you may have forgotten about this old friend, but we're here to give chocolate cake new life in 2014. Whether you want a classic recipe that looks right out of Matilda, or you're interested in a chocolate cake remix, here are some ideas to get you started.


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