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Triumph of chocolate over rest of sweet ingredients is celebrated on May 19, when National Devil’s Food Cake Day comes and Americans freely confess love for sweets. Chocolate cake is unusual. It is cooked using special technology required to observe nuances taste meets standard. Not easy treat, but result is worth effort!

The History

First recipe was published in 1898 in Indiana State Regular Edition. Sarah Rorer included dish in own cookbook published in 1902. Legend says restaurant visitor asked cook for cake recipe, received bill for $100. Guest got angry spread dessert recipe. At the end of the 70s of the last century, cake began to cook much less: Americans fear content of artificial dye.

Interesting Facts

Milk is replaced with water, cocoa beans with coffee, gives airiness, unique taste sets off predominant ingredient.

  1. Version that cake got its name — being complete opposite of Angel’s food dessert.
  2. Main rule allowing variations in recipes is rejection of nuts.
  3. Add cup of fragrant coffee, glass of cold milk!

Name tempts to try piece, take additive. It’s justified temptation to taste. On holiday, give in, forgetting about instructions of nutritionist. Treat is consolation after bad day, encouragement for good work, opportunity to please for no reason. Appreciate richness of taste. You will not regret it!

When is National Devil’s Food Cake Day in 2022?

National Devil’s Food Cake Day is observed on May 19 each year.

Observations

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