Black Forest cake

noun

Definition of Black Forest cake

: a rich usually chocolate layer cake with cherries

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First Known Use of Black Forest cake

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Black Forest cake

Black Forest, region in Germany

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The first known use of Black Forest cake was in 1959

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“Black Forest cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Black%20Forest%20cake. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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