National Chocolate Cake Day!

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Great, all i needed was another excuse to eat chocolate cake! 😀 YUM- Today is National Chocolate Cake Day!
I’ve got 6 fun facts in our blog about CHOCOLATE and the Cocoa Tree!
Here’s a link to read more about this national holiday. There’s a delicious recipe included!! >>> National Chocolate Cake Day

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  1. Theobroma Cacaois the tree that produces cocoa beans, and it means “food of the gods.” Carolus Linnaeus, the father of plant taxonomy, named it.
  2. The average serving of milk chocolate has about the same amount of caffeine as a cup of decaf coffee.
  3. S. chocolate manufacturers use about 3.5 million pounds of whole milk every day to make milk chocolate.
  4. Because cacao trees are so delicate, farmers lose, on average, 30 percent of their crop each year.
  5. It takes 400 cocoa beans to make one pound of chocolate.
  6. Studies have demonstrated that one of the major saturated fats in chocolate does not raise cholesterol like other hard fats—meaning chocolate can be enjoyed in moderation.

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