November the 26th is National Cake Day ?!#$^& Really? Cake Day??
Wikipedia tells us”The first mention of the cupcake can be traced as far back as 1796, when a recipe notation of “a cake to be baked in small cups” was written in American Cookery by Amelia Simmons.”
Carl Summers (http://www.moneysupermarket.com) contacted us about a post he saw on IdealBite. He thought their health infographic titled ‘The Rise of the Cupcake’ would fit well.
Not a healthy way of living, but a fun way to ‘take a break’ as everyone needs a bit of fun in life. Plus, it is better than eating a whole cake!
Let us know what you think!
400 Cupcake Outlets in the USA.
770,000,000 Cupcakes consumed in the US in 2012.
Cupcake Wars (16 million viewers and 7 seasons) is a show dedicated to people making cupcakes.
Sex And The City Carrie Bradshaw ate a vanilla cupcake with pink butter-cream frosting in 2000, inspiring a new adult food.
Forward to 2012 and fill your cake-hole: Sprinkles bakery developed a hole in a wall that dispenses cupcakes 24 hours a day.
French macarons (stylish french meringue based snack)
Cake pops (mini-cake on a stick)
Enough, I am going to get fat.