NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CAKE DAY 2018

Roses and chocolates had always been gifts of endearment.  This is quite visible on Valentine’s Day.  During birthdays, chocolate cakes garnished in many ways make wonderful birthday cakes.  And on any occasion or simply just for dessert, any kind of chocolate cake is just perfect!

When is the National Chocolate Cake Day in 2018?

The National Chocolate Cake Day in the United States of America is on January 27, 2018, a Saturday.

The National Chocolate Cake Day in America is always celebrated on the 27th of January each year.

The origin of the Chocolate Cake:

Chocolate is a processed and sweetened food product from cacao beans.  It comes in dark, milk and white varieties.  The chocolate cake became popular at the end of the 19th century.  In 1828, Conrad Van Houten of Netherlands invented a mechanical process of making chocolate cake.  In the late 1920’s, O. Duff and Sons company created the first boxed cake mix.

The National Chocolate Cake Day celebration:

Chocolate is America’s symbol of peace.  It is believed that American soldiers, when deployed to a foreign land, are equipped with a gun and chocolate bars.  The latter serves as emergency food and, in many cases, is a gift to the natives.

The National Chocolate Cake Day brings peace.  It is observed by baking a chocolate cake, sharing chocolate cake or frosting recipes with friends or partaking of a freshly home cooked chocolate cake with the family.  Another way of celebrating the special day is to reconcile with friends through a chocolate cake peace offering.

Some health benefits and perils from eating chocolate:

Studies conducted disclosed that eating chocolates reduce the possibility of certain cardiovascular problems and brings down a person’s blood pressure.  It is known to enhance a person’s cognitive abilities and acts as a brain stimulator.  While lowering cholesterol levels, it is also considered as an anti-cancer.

However, chocolate had also been found to be addictive and fattening.  It can cause allergic reactions to the young and osteoporosis to the elderly people.

When is the National Chocolate Cake Day in 2019?

America will observe the National Chocolate Day on Sunday 27, 2019, a Saturday.