chocolate exploded.Now the cake is a regular item in bakeries across the country, and also can be found on store shelves in the form of cake mix.
The cake may not have been an invention of the Dallas housewife. Buttermilk-chocolate cakes have been popular in the South for over 70 years. In addition, pecans, used for the frosting, are plentiful in the area. German's chocolate is similar to a milk chocolate and sweeter than regular baking chocolate.