German Chocolate Cake is one of my favorite cakes of all time!  …although for me, it might be a bit more about the frosting than the actual cake :0)  Anyway, we went down to my parents house to celebrate our June/July b-days and Father’s Day so I decided to bake one. First, a little history….did you know that German Chocolate Cake did not originate in Germany?  Basically, there was an American by the name of Sam German who made a brand of dark baking chocolate for the Baker’s Chocolate Company back in 1852.  They named the product- German’s Sweet Chocolate- in his honor and in 1957 a baker from Dallas TX introduced the German Chocolate Cake recipe using the chocolate. OK- now the cake. …