Did You Know? The German Chocolate Cake Is Not Actually German, It's Texan

It may surprise you to learn that German Chocolate Cake is not actually German. (But don't worry, it's still very much chocolate and still very much cake.) And it's also very Texan.Pecans aren't historically found in the German diet, but Texans sure love them. Buttermilk -- which is mixed with chocolate in the cake -- is also a Southern staple. As it turns out, the cake is an American creation, not brought to us from German immigrants as many have thought.After researching the origins of the cake, every bite and nibble took us back to a recipe that ran in The Dallas Morning News in June 1957 called German Sweet Chocolate Cake.  Continue reading...

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