Joffre Cake

A Joffre cake[1] is a chocolate buttermilk layer cake filled with chocolate ganache and frosted with chocolate buttercream originally created at Bucharest's famed Casa Capșa restaurant, in honor of a visit by French General Joseph Joffre, shortly after World War I.[2]

Some commentators say the size of the Joffre cake probably had as a model the French casquet worn by soldiers during World War I.[3]

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