German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake

This decadent triple-layer dessert takes its name from German's Sweet Chocolate, a product that's not German at all: the versatile baking chocolate was created by an American baker named Samuel German in 1852.André Baranowski

This decadent triple-layer dessert takes its name from German's Sweet Chocolate, a product that's not German at all: the versatile baking chocolate was created by an American baker named Samuel German in 1852. The origins of the cake were detailed by Nick Malgieri in "American Beauty," an article in SAVEUR's December 2009 issue.