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Why this amazing chocolate cake is not your average dessert

/ Source: TODAY

In this episode of "Hot Dish," we learn the story behind a rich, decadent cake at New York's Little Cupcake Bakeshop that has the power to bring people together. Brooklyn Blackout Cake originated in the 1800s at Ebinger's Bakery and then disappeared. Little Cupcake Bakeshop co-founder Sal Lobuglio revived the legendary dessert as a three-layer chocolate cake that has a major cult following and is a TODAY Food team favorite. Watch the video and just TRY not to crave this amazing chocolate cake that's so much more than a dessert.