Shoney’s Is Tempting Us All With Free Hot Fudge Cake This Thursday Only

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Is there a day of the week that isn’t the perfect time for a slice of cake?

If you’re near a Shoney’s restaurant on Thursday, that perfect time for cake also comes with a rock-bottom price tag: free.

Shoney’s will celebrate Free Hot Fudge Cake Day on Dec. 7. It’s an annual tradition to show the restaurant chain’s appreciation to its customers. The hot fudge cake has been a key part of Shoney’s dessert menu since 1947, and the restaurant chain serves more than 2 million slices each year.

There are no gimmicks involved in this deal. Just show up, order your free hot fudge cake and enjoy. It is, however, valid only at participating restaurants, so call your local Shoney’s to verify that it’s participating before heading out.

Want another freebie? Share a photo on social media and tag it with #HotFudgeCakeDay on Dec. 7 for a chance to win a $100 Shoney’s gift card.

Lisa Rowan is a senior writer and producer at The Penny Hoarder who has never turned down a piece of cake.