Sanders Bumpy Cake Celebrates 100th Birthday With Free Slices

Originally posted on CBS Detroit:

DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit’s famous Sanders Bumpy Cake turns 100 on Saturday!

Sanders is celebrating the event by offering a free slice of Chocolate Bumpy Cake at all of its metro Detroit stores on April 27. Hiller’s grocery stores and The Detroit Shoppe at Somerset Mall are also participating in the free slice giveaway. (See list below for participating locations)

The Bumpy Cake dates back to 1913 when Sanders opened its bakery division and started making unique style cakes. CEO Brian Jefferson said the

(credit: Sanders Candy)

(credit: Sanders Candy)

cake was the idea of Fred Sanders himself.

“It has this piping, a buttercream piping, and then a fudge ganache put on top, and it was all Fred’s idea,” Jefferson said. “Customers would come in and say ‘I want the cake with the bumps,’ so then it became known as the bumpy cake.

Sanders President Ron Rapson said it’s not just another chocolate cake.

“The fudge icing is…

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