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National Vanilla Cupcake Day

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Quote of the Day: When you hold a cupcake, sorrow disappears. Anonymous National Vanilla Cupcake Day                     November 10th is National Vanilla Cupcake Day! They’ll make a great treat for family and guests this holiday season. Brief Food History The earliest extant description of what is now often called a cupcake was in 1796 when a recipe for “a light cake to bake in small cups” was written in American Cookery by Amelia Simmons. The earliest extant documentation of the term cupcake itself was in “Seventy-five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes, and Sweetmeats” in 1828 in Eliza Leslie’s Receipts cookbook. Wikipedia 5 Cupcake Facts In the 1700’s, Cupcakes were originally referred to as number cakes. The first cupcake recipe was invented in 1776. It was a light cake that was baked...

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