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Old 11-04-2007, 08:24 PM   #1
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German Chocolate Cake (Not a Recipe)

I just discovered something so neat! Almost my whole life I have always had German Chocolate Cake on my birthday. I was telling James the other day that German Chocolate Cake is not from Germany but was made from Baker's German Chocolate (used to be called Baker's German's Chocolate) which was created by an American named Sam German.

Anyway, I was printing an article about it (to prove this to James) and I just discovered that the cake I love so much is the same age as me! The first recorded recipe for German Chocolate Cake was published in 1957, the same year I was "published!" How cool is that?!

Barbara

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Old 11-04-2007, 08:30 PM   #2
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I love little trivia like that! Very cool!
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Old 11-04-2007, 08:36 PM   #3
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Cool deal, Barbara!! It's nice that you both are so sweet. I'll have to do some research to see what's as old as I am.
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hehehe thats cool!
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Old 11-04-2007, 08:58 PM   #5
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I see German Chocolate Cake in your very near future Miss Barbara
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Old 11-04-2007, 09:58 PM   #6
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I just discovered something so neat! Almost my whole life I have always had German Chocolate Cake on my birthday. I was telling James the other day that German Chocolate Cake is not from Germany but was made from Baker's German Chocolate (used to be called Baker's German's Chocolate) which was created by an American named Sam German.

Anyway, I was printing an article about it (to prove this to James) and I just discovered that the cake I love so much is the same age as me! The first recorded recipe for German Chocolate Cake was published in 1957, the same year I was "published!" How cool is that?!

Barbara
I also was born in 1957.
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Old 11-04-2007, 10:30 PM   #7
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Have you ever made a earthquake cake. One of my very favorites, I was in highschool when your were published.
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I also was born in 1957.
I also.........wasn't
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Old 11-05-2007, 08:59 AM   #9
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mmmmm, I love German chocolate cake.
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Old 11-05-2007, 11:24 AM   #10
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I was published the next year ...

The Baker Chocolate factory, where they made German's chocolate is only a few blocks from my house. They have turned it into condos!
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