where to find "German" baking chocolate in Toronto
hi there hounds - an American friend of mine - now living in Toronto - wants a German Chocolate cake for his birthday this weekend. The recipe in the Magnolia bakery cookbook calls for German sweet baking chocolate. He assures me it's different than the sweet chocolate sold by bakers. It' apparently quite dark but sweet. Any ideas where to find this in Toronto or can I use the Sweet bakers brand and just make an adjustment somewhere else.
I'll also post this on homecooking but since I need to find it in Toronto (in the downtown core if possible as I'm carless) I thought I'd also post it here.
Many thanks in advance.
I'm pretty sure that BAKER'S brand makes a chocolate called "German Chocolate." Check the baking aisle of any decent supermarket.
Yes German's is the name a type of chocolate that Bakers makes. Did you know that the chocolate has nothing to do with Germany? It is named after the employee at Bakers chocolate that came up with this type of baking chocolate. I would say that you can use semi sweet chocolate and still get a great tasting cake. But I suspect your friend is looking for that "special" german chocolate taste. I would try Bulk Barn or a very large super market like Loblaws