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Sam’s Chocolate Cake or Not-From-a-Box Chocolate Cake

13 Apr

On my mom’s side of the family, there’s a chocolate cake that always accompanies birthdays, picnics, Christmases, you name it. It’s known as Sam’s Chocolate Cake. Who’s Sam, you ask? Well, no one’s quite sure, but I assume he’s a long-lost great uncle or a cousin of a cousin of a cousin. My mom has been trying to get everyone to call the cake “Mom’s Chocolate Cake.” (“Mom” as in her mom—my grandma—
not herself, because she’s not THAT egotistical.) Anyway, her attempts to change the name are to no avail…this will always be known as Sam’s cake. (Nice try, though, Mom.) (more…)