It’s difficult to put an exact date when cake making and decorating began, although it is thought that the Babylonian’s taught the Egyptians the art of baking and around 700 BC the Egyptians were baking a sweet confectionery topped with sugar. By the 1600’s frosting consisted of sugar, egg whites and flavoring, which was […]
Marble cakes were first made in Germany in the early 19th century. Marble cakes are created by taking two different color cake batter, one light and one dark and gently intertwining the batters, swirling them together in a cake pan before putting into the oven, while baking the cake the batter create marble effect. […]
Looking for something special for Mother’s Day? Try our Rose and Pink Salt Chocolate Bark made with American Heritage Chocolate and Himalayan Salt with a touch of rose petals. Over 300 million years ago, an ancient ocean existed where the Himalayan Mountains are today. When the ocean dried up, a massive mineral rich salt […]
You probably know someone (and maybe it’s yourself!) who can’t start his or her day without the help of a cup of coffee. Still others rely on a steaming cup of tea for a similar energizing wake-up. But would you ever consider kicking off your day with a cup of drinking chocolate?
Visitors to Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop are often surprised to discover that our colonial drinking chocolate is seasoned with eight different spices. American Heritage Historic Chocolate is flavored with cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, chili pepper, anise, orange zest, salt, and annatto, as well as a small amount of sugar. We will be taking a closer […]