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Re: Is the Mohrenkopf a racist piece of candy?

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Apparently, in Switzerland it was called Mohrenkopf from the beginning and was derived as a politically correct version from the German direct translation of the original French name.
It is called "indiánek" back home, brought probably cca 1890s from Vienna ("Indianer"). It is the same dessert, just made fresh in every single cake/pastries/bakery place and kept in coolers with other cakes. They are so popular that people make indiánky at home. The name comes from the dark chocolate that covers it - "chocolate" comes from Xocolatl, a chocolate bean based drink of Mayas and others. People back home eat indiánky and cheer to Indianers. It is a totally positive thing, not negative. It is considered a festive treat.

People like to eat berliners and vienerlis and hamburgers and indiánky - I am trying to figure out what should be wrong with it. Just don't ask what we call roaches back home.
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