The History Of Cupcakes

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The History Of Cupcakes

  1. 1. The History Of Cupcakes By: Danielle Worth
  2. 2. The Beginning… <ul><li>The cupcake evolved in the Nineteenth century in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>It was revolutionary because of the amount of time it saved in the kitchen. </li></ul>
  3. 3. FYI <ul><li>The origins of the name of the cupcake have never officially been determined. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 2 theories; </li></ul><ul><li>The cakes were originally cooked in cups </li></ul><ul><li>The ingredients used to make the cupcakes were measured out by the cup. </li></ul>
  4. 4. A.K.A. <ul><li>In the beginning cupcakes were also known as number cakes because they were easy to remember by the measurements of ingredients it took to create them. </li></ul><ul><li>A typical recipe back then would look like this one. </li></ul><ul><li>One cup of butter </li></ul><ul><li>Two cups of sugar </li></ul><ul><li>Three cups of flour </li></ul><ul><li>Four eggs </li></ul><ul><li>One cup of milk </li></ul><ul><li>One spoonful of soda. </li></ul><ul><li>The cupcakes of today have expanded vastly. There are many flavors, shapes, and decorations. </li></ul>
  5. 5. A convenient tasty treat… <ul><li>Cupcakes were invented because it took too long to make cakes in ovens used back in the day and they would often end up burnt. </li></ul><ul><li>Muffin tins came out in the 20 th century and became popular for making cupcakes . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Cupcakes Today… <ul><li>Cupcakes have become a pop culture trend today in the culinary world. </li></ul><ul><li>There are bakeries all over devoted entirely to cupcakes </li></ul><ul><li>Chocolate and Vanilla remain the classic flavors but there are many variations of flavors available. </li></ul><ul><li>Cookbooks, blogs, and magazines dedicated entirely to cupcakes also are popular . </li></ul>

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