Birthday Cakes and Candles

Happy birthday to you!

My mother always made me a German Chocolate birthday cake, my favorite as a child. Now, my friend Victor makes me a sugar-free cake since I have diabetes. I thought I’d look into the history of these delicious delights. The Romans baked the first birthday cakes made of flour, nuts, yeast, and honey to celebrate weddings and the occasional 50th birthday.

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