Enjoy the Cake that Launched a Thousand Ships!â„¢ The Original Chocolate Smith Island Cake is by far our most popular offering, and is Maryland's State Dessert. Made from scratch featuring layers of moist yellow cake and a wonderful fudge frosting. The cake is approx. 6" in diameter, 3.5" tall, and yields 7-9 slices. Shipped frozen with dry ice in a gorgeous, recyclable box.