Chantilly cake

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Chantilly cake
Place of originUnited States
Region or stateHawaii, Southern US

Chantilly cake may refer to several unrelated American cakes.

In Hawaii[edit]

In Hawaii, Chantilly Cake dates back to the 1950s.[1] Usually, Chantilly cakes are chocolate cakes with a Chantilly frosting, which is essentially the coconut frosting from a German chocolate cake without the coconut.[2] This is in contrast to the typical usage of creme Chantilly, which refers to sweetened whipped cream.[3]

In the southern United States[edit]

In the southern United States, especially Louisiana, the Chantilly cake may refer to a frosted sponge cake layered with Crème Chantilly (whipped cream) and berries.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Shimabukuro, Betty. "Hawaii's Big-Time Bakeries". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Retrieved 2008-01-20.
  2. ^ Shimabukuro, Betty. "Yummy chantilly frosting requires real butter and a double boiler". Honolulu Star Bulletin. Retrieved 2008-07-20.
  3. ^ Phillips, Kyle. "Crema Chantilly". About, Inc. Archived from the original on 2008-03-12. Retrieved 2008-01-20.
  4. ^ [1]

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