Here’s a fun fact: Cupcakes can be referred to as fairy cakes in Britain or patty cakes in Australia.
We have a Holiday: December 15th is National Cupcake Day!
Here are some more interesting facts you may not have known about this tremendous treat.
- Interesting Fact: Cupcake liners do more than make it easy to remove them from the pan. Traditionally, sides of tins are greased for easy removal, but also floured because the batter needs to have something to cling to. A cupcake liner takes care of both.
- Fun Fact: On August 15, 2009 GourmetGiftBaskets.com broke the world record for largest cupcake ever made. The cupcake was 1,224 pounds, 4 foot tall by 10 foot wide, and had 2 million calories.
- Fun Fact: One of the most popular cupcake bakery's in the U.S. is Crumbs in New York City. They have reported the highest earnings in cupcake revenue in 2010!