Sweet and trivial: 5 fun facts about cupcakes you ought to know
Cupcakes are a favourite of many people. Especially, of course, here at Kansas City Cupcake. They’re easy to make, tasty, and adorable. Cupcakes have already made a name for themselves in the dessert world. With their attractions, they are capturing the hearts of many people. Let’s have a look at some five fascinating facts about them.
- Earliest recorded description of cupcakes
Cupcakes were first used in the late 1800s to describe desserts created with components calculated by the cupful. With a pound of butter, a pound of sugar, a pound of flour, and a pound of eggs, the original pound cake recipe was simple to remember. Similarly, the term “cupcake” stems from the amount of butter, sugar, flour, and eggs used in the recipe: 1 cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 3 cups flour, and 4 eggs.
Before the advent of the multi-cup pans we use today, cupcakes were made in tea cups or ramekins (small clay pots). As a result, a cup of cake!
- October 18th is National Chocolate Cupcake Day
National Chocolate Cupcake Day was created to honour the Cupcake’s most ideal form, the Chocolate Cupcake. Cupcakes are known by a variety of names across the world, but our personal favourite is the British moniker “Fairy Cake.” The cupcake’s origins may be traced back to 1796, when cakes prepared in little cups were first noted, and the phrase was first used in Eliza Leslie’s 1828 cookbook.
- November 9th is National Vanilla Cupcake Day
On November 10, do whatever you want; the rest of us will be trying not to get vanilla frosting on our noses.
Make a batch of delicious vanilla cupcakes to share. Bring them to work or enjoy them with family and friends. Organise a cupcake baking competition. As a surprise, deliver the cupcakes to local nursing homes or other charities. Make a special mention of your favourite baker. Share their amazing designs with the world.
- How cupcakes evolved in the United States in the 18th century
The cupcake was invented in the United States in the nineteenth century, and it was revolutionary in terms of saving time in the kitchen. When it came to baking, there was a change from weighing to measuring ingredients.
Cupcakes have become a pop culture fad in the culinary world since their inception. They’ve created a slew of bakeries solely dedicated to them.
- About the Hostess Cupcakes
Hostess Cupcakes, possibly the most renowned cupcake in the world, were first created in the 1950s. The firm opted to manufacture cupcakes instead of full-size cakes since they take less time to bake than cakes. Because baking takes less time (17 minutes), you can make more cupcakes in a single day! The Hostess conveyor oven has the capacity to produce 11,000 cupcakes every hour! Every year, it sells about 600 million Cupcakes!