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Is German Chocolate Cake From Germany?

It’s the holiday season, and if your family is like mine, they start breaking out the fancy desserts—the kind you only have once a year—such as divinity, rum cake, and German chocolate cake.

For the longest time I thought German chocolate cake came from Germany. I wasn’t sure why the Germans had such a fondness for coconut and pecans, but it was an easy thought to brush aside in the face of such chocolatey goodness.

 

Dec 16, 2014 2:40 AM
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We don't have German chocolate cake as a Christmas treat in Australia (we have many other tasty goodies), but yes, Grammar Girl's article was still an eye-opener:

 

http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/is-german-chocolate-cake-from-germany

December 16, 2014
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