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20 Decadent and Delicious Chocolate Wedding Cakes for International Chocolate Day

Happy International Chocolate Day! No, no, I haven’t just made that up, I promise. The 13th of September is International Chocolate Day, and as an utter chocoholic I couldn’t possibly let the day pass without celebrating it, in a wedding way of course. And what could be a more fitting way to salute such a day, than by sharing 20 of the most delectable, decadent and darn right delicious chocolate wedding cakes you ever will see!……

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding Cakes

Oh, plus, 10 things I discovered whilst writing the post – it seems Chocolate isn’t just yummy, it’s nigh on healthy and has quite the history!

1~ The word chocolate comes from “Xocolatl,” the Aztec word that means “bitter water.”

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Sweet and Saucy Shop, Photography ~ Scott Michael Fraser via 100 Layer Cake

Chocolate Crepe Wedding CakePhotography ~ Amelia Johnson Photography via Brides

 

2 ~ The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which triggers relaxation (yep, it’s a scientific fact that chocolate makes you feel better!)

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Ashley Hayward, Photography ~ Red, White & Green Photography via Ruffled

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Dee’s Specialty Cakes Photography ~ Amy Carroll Photography via The Knot

 

3 ~ The word chocolate was first recorded in English in 1604, though the first chocolate bar wasn’t invented until 200 years later by J.S. Fry’s of Bristol.

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Momofuku Milk Bar, Photography ~ Cly Creation via The Knot

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Intricate Icings, Photographer ~ Jarrod Reno via 100 Layer Cake

4 ~ Chocolate magnate, Milton Hershey, canceled his reservations for the Titanic due to last minute business matters.

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Eat Drink Catering, Photography Byron Loves Fawn Photography via Polka Dot Bride

5 ~ White Chocolate (which used to be my favourite) isn’t technically Chocolate at all?! It’s faux chocolate as it contains no cocoa solids or cocoa liquor.

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Simply Gourmet Catering Co, Photography ~ Rebecca Hollis via Ruffled

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesLeft: Cake ~ Cakes n Nosh Photography ~ Love Katie and Sarah via Style Me Pretty; Right: Cake ~ Little Black Cat

6 ~ The inventor of the Chocolate Chip Cookie sold the idea to Nestle in return for a lifetime supply of chocolate – a wise woman indeed!

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Sweet & Swanky Cakes, Photography ~ Jose Villa

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ The Chocolate Rose Cake Shoppe, Photography ~ Rebecca K Photography via Ruffled

 

7 ~ M&Ms were created in 1941 as a means for soldiers to enjoy chocolate without it melting.

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesPhotography ~ Imagine That Studios via Want That Wedding

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding Cakes Cake ~ Wild Orchid Baking

 

8 ~ The World’s Largest Chocolate Bar Weighed 5,792 kg (12,770 lb)….that might last me longer than a day!

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Perfect Endings, Photography ~ Myrtle and Marjoram via Style Me Pretty

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Jocelyn’s Provisions,Photography ~ Byron Loves Fawn

 

9 ~ It is said that eating dark chocolate every day reduces the risk of heart disease by one third! (nope I didn’t just make that up either!)

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Sweets and Soirees, Photography ~ IYQ Photography via Wedding Chicks

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ The Whole Cake, Photography ~ Tinywater Photography via So Much Love

 

And, because you can’t beat a bit of Miss Hepburn…..

Audrey Hepburn on Chocolate Cake Oh Audrey, just when I thought I couldn’t love you any more!

10 ~ Apparently, more than 50 percent of adults prefer chocolate to any other flavor – now if that isn’t a good enough reason to make your Wedding Cake a chocolate one, I don’t know what is!

20 Delicious Chocolate Wedding CakesCake ~ Lael Cakes, Photography ~ Allan Zepeda via Style Me Pretty

So, happy International Chocolate Day lovelies!…Right, I’m off to open a bar myself, to satisfy my chocolate cravings, after looking at all of these cakes!

 

Amy

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Chocolate Fact Sources – Fact SlidesElite Daily, Express