Chocolate Cake

Tea type
Black Tea
Black Tea, Cocoa, Cocoa Nibs, Roasted Carob, Sprinkles, White Chocolate
Chocolate, Sweet, Creamy
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Edit tea info Last updated by Perry Papadopoulos
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205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 30 sec 13 oz / 374 ml

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  • “So I went into the store today hoping that Chocolate Cake would be on sample… but twas not to be! bah! the trauma :/ Nevermind, when I got to talking with the lovely DT Staff (who I won’t call out...” Read full tasting note
  • “Another work tea; I needed to amp up my stash so threw a (not entirely) random bunch of teas in my backpack last night. Yay! Sadly, although this smells delicious as usual, I am getting a major hit...” Read full tasting note
  • “This is funny Indigobloom … I like this one! HAHA a bit of an inside joke but not really – it seems so far I have not liked anything too much that she has sent me other than one that came in second...” Read full tasting note
  • “So there’s a reason I haven’t had this one in forever. It’s one of those where I had it once, wrote this average tasting note on it, and then tried it again, hated it, and didn’t say a thing. So...” Read full tasting note


It’s a slice

There’s not much you can count on in this topsy-turvy world, but one thing we’re sure of is chocolate cake. No matter who you are, a big slice of cake is pretty much guaranteed to make you happy. We call it the Sweet Life Theory: life just isn’t as sweet without chocolate. And this cocoa and cake-scented tea is just as rich and chocolaty as the real thing. With this in your cupboard, a smile is always within arm’s reach. No baking or shopping required.

Ingredients: Black tea, candy sprinkles, roasted carob, white chocolate, cocoa nibs, cocoa powder, stevia

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TTBC2 #2

I decided to start my day with some flavored black tea from the Traveling Box organized by Dr Jim. I picked this one.

There was barely a teaspoon left of it, and it was the very bottom leaf pieces of the bag, so bear that in mind when you read the rest of my review. I steeped it and got a greasy-spotted, muddy infusion. Oh well, I’ve seen it before, doesn’t necessarily mean the tea will be disgusting (right?…).

Unfortunately, it was. Nasty. No detectable base whatsoever. The “chocolate flavor” just tasted like water in a neglected pond must taste – sweet with dying and breeding of micro-life. Well, okay, maybe it was not THAT bad. But I couldn’t finish the cup. There was just not much more to it than wrongness and the kind of sweetness that would put you off candy and sweets for at least a week.

I think it could be because I had the very last of the bag and underleafed it (although I tried to pour less water over it than usually, to compensate) so I don’t feel quite right rating this. Perhaps in the future I will be able to try it in a more proper way, although I am not looking forward to it at the moment ;D

Boiling 3 min, 15 sec 1 tsp 6 OZ / 177 ML

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35 tasting notes

I go this from Travelling Tea Box C. Being a chocolate lover and a tea lover, I had to try it. The package was nearly empty when I took it from the traveling box, so I think others must have been tempted too. (I did leave one last portion for the next recipient.)
I liked the tea, but recently I had some other dessert teas that really blew me away. This one didn’t quite rank up there. The chocolate didn’t take me over in the way I thought it was. I enjoyed it okay and it was a nice to tea to have on Christmas morning.

205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 15 sec

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73 tasting notes

Hmmm weird tea. Smells awesome, but the taste isn’t there. I don’t find the chocolate cake taste at all. For a similar tea, but way better, I would suggest Red velvet cake, also from David’s.

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44 tasting notes

Out of all the cake teas I’ve had so far from Davidstea, this one is probably the weakest (truthfully, I have not tried Ice Cream cake because it smelled like nothing special). Without adding sugar and milk, this stuff tastes… like blah. Even when I did steep it correctly at the right temperature! All I tasted was black tea, and a subtle chocolate taste. It wasn’t very sweet at all, and I didn’t like how the sprinkles kind of made a residual oily thing in my steeper. Anyways, I have not tried this cold or with milk so I will review it with that when I get the chance. Right now, it’s just boring.

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I was really excited for this tea. I love cake teas! I find they are the prefect way to satisfy my craving with less calories! I don’t know, this one just fell short for me. It wasn’t… awful? I didn’t fully enjoy it. Liked it much better mixed with Coffee Pu-Erh.

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46 tasting notes

Tried this first as a latte with lightly sweetened soy. Gah. <3

I get the chocolate notes more than the cake ones, but it’s still excellent. Add milk for richness, careful with your sweetening.

200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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