Celebrate the rich, decadent dessert that is made with layers of chocolate cake, coconut pecan frosting and chocolate ganache, the German Chocolate Cake. The origins of German chocolate cake are unknown, but it is thought to have originated in the early 1900s. The first recorded recipe for German chocolate cake was published in a Dallas newspaper in 1957.
In the United States, German chocolate cake is typically made with a chocolate cake layered with a coconut pecan frosting and topped with a chocolate ganache. The cake gets its name from the type of chocolate used in the cake, which is typically a dark chocolate with a strong flavor.
If you're looking for a show-stopping dessert day to celebrate, look no further than German chocolate cake day! This rich, decadent cake is sure to please everyone's sweet tooth.