American Chocolate Cake and German Influence

Kraft foods spokeswoman Patricia Riso said that the company had used a chocolate bar bearing the brand name “German’s” for its chocolate cake recipe. The bar was developed all the way back in 1952 by Sam German, a confectioner from England who worked for Baker’s Chocolate Company. (more…)

Christmas Chocolate Desserts

No matter when it is during the year, it always seems like someone is telling us that Christmas is just around the corner. But then it’s never a bad idea to prepare baking recipes early so we’re ready for the occasion. And, of course, we all love chocolate treats at Christmas.

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Your Very Own Chocolate Cake Day

A luxurious and rich chocolate cake is the pinnacle of any birthday celebration. That’s especially the case if it’s one of those with a delicious strawberry filling. Once you’ve had a single bite, you’re in heaven. Chocolate cake is great for other occasions, too. In fact, chocolate can be the perfect treat on any day, and at any time. (more…)

The History of Chocolate in America

While there is no officially recognised holiday for chocolate cake, there probably should be for something this popular. Here’s a short history of how chocolate and chocolate cake has evolved into becoming a popular staple in U.S culture. (more…)