Cherpumple: Thanksgiving’s Most Outrageous Dessert
When Charles Phoenix, the self-proclaimed Cherpumple King, introduced the Thanksgiving Cherpumple to the world, he never imagined it would become a cult phenomenon. Dubbed the "dessert version of the Turducken," this giant three-layer cake has a pie baked into each layer. “It’s a novel idea that really intrigues people,” Phoenix, of Los Angeles, told GoodMorningAmerica.com. “They’re totally freaked out at first, then it’s like they’ve got to try it.” Cherpumple is short for “CHERry, PUMpkin and apPLE pie,” as he explains on his website, since the apple pie is baked in spice cake, the pumpkin in yellow cake and the cherry in white cake. “It’s a new American classic as far as I’m concerned,” said Phoenix. Take a look at some of the most outrageous, yet satisfying, Cherpumples ever made.