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Fast Facts – Cupcakes

  • About, 770,000,000 cupcakes is eaten in the United State per year.
  • The earliest description of 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 cupcake became popular in the 19th century, and it was revolutionary because it took less time and effort to make
  • Cupcakes were finally decorated with frosting in the 1920’s. Cupcakes were frosted with chocolate or vanilla. Before that it was just – cake.
  • Chocolate is the most popular cupcake flavor. It is followed by vanilla, strawberry and red velvet.
  • The world’s most expensive cupcake is the Rox Diamond cupcake. It was created to honor the annual Glam in the City event in Scotland. The cupcake, a pretty pink treat, is dripping with tiny diamonds and is worth over $150,000.

Books @ Cupcakes

Cupcake cakes [electronic resource] / Lisa Turner Anderson ; photographs by Zac Williams

The newest twist in the cupcake craze!

Cupcakes make the perfect building blocks for fun and creative-shaped cakes. With this book, you can make a purple hippo, spotted puppy, princess tiara, dump truck, lollipops, hedgehog, and much more. No special pans are required—just cupcakes. And cupcake cakes are perfect for parties and crowds, because the cake can be easily pulled apart into individual cupcake servings

What’s new, cupcake? [electronic resource] : [ingeniously simple designs for every occasion] / Karen Tack and Alan Richardson

The endlessly imaginative duo who turned cupcaking into a national pastime is back, with utterly new, eye-popping creations anyone can make.

• Create a cupcake race car, a cupcake robot, or ravishing ring bling cupcakes for a birthday party.
• Surprise the family with Chinese takeout dinner cupcakes on April Fool’s or serve up a goofy chocolate moose.
• Captivate Mom with a bouquet of long-stemmed mum cupcakes.
• Build sand castle cupcakes with the kids.
All you need are candies from the corner store, cake mix, and canned frosting.

Kawaii sweet world : 75 yummy recipes for baking that’s (almost) too cute to eat / Rachel Fong

A YouTube star teaches you to bake ridiculously cute, Japanese-style treats, with 75 brand-new, easy-to-follow recipes for totally original and delicious cakes, candies, cookies, cupcakes, and more.

Kawaii means “cute” in Japanese, and cuteness is the main ingredient in these sweets. In Kawaii Sweet World, YouTube sensation Rachel Fong teaches you how to bake super-easy treats that are just as fun to make as they are to eat. Whether you’re a cookie rookie or a piping pro, you’ll find tips on all the basics, from whipping up the best buttercream to using a turntable to decorate–but this is no ordinary baking book. Why have a plain layer cake when you could have a cuddly corgi cake?

These seventy-five utterly unique recipes include chocolate cupcakes that transform into snuggly koalas, cake pops that are twinkly-eyed narwhals, lemon cookies that turn into emojis, and cream puffs that become little pink pigs. With Kawaii Sweet World cookbook, the fun is baked right in. 

The Hello Kitty baking book : recipes for cookies, cupcakes, pies, and more / by Michele Chen Chock

Filled with simple recipes and beautiful yet playful photography, the Hello Kitty Baking Book is a cookbook that s yummy through and through.

Filled with simple recipes beautiful yet playful photography and Hello Kitty s signature charm The Hello Kitty Baking Book is a cookbook that s yummy through and through From Hello Kitty Cake Pops to Chococat Cake and Pretty Bow Pumpkin Pie there s something for everyone to make and enjoy Featuring over two dozen easy to follow recipes 

Sugar rebels : pipe for your life / Nick Makrides

Crazy, fun, colourful baking powered by positivity and strength – that’s Sugar Rebels!

Sugar Rebels is the book that fans of The Scran Line have been waiting for. It features its host and creator Nick Makrides’ signature delicious and sometimes outrageous cupcakes, macarons and cakes – some old favourites, some exciting new recipes – presented alongside the story of The Scran Line and Nick’s path to success online and as a role model for the LGBTQI+ community.

Crazy about cupcakes / Krystina Castella

Go cupcake crazy! With nearly 300 awesome, mouthwatering ideas to choose from, home bakers will find the right recipe for any occasion and every palate. And whether they’re chocolaty, spicy, crunchy, fruity, or creamy, these exquisitely decorated treats look as astounding as they taste—perfect little temptations designed to make adults nostalgic and children happy. All the basics are lovingly explained so anyone can whip up a beautiful batch, and there are varieties for every day (from healthy cupcakes to ice cream indulgences); parties big and small; holidays ranging from Christmas to the Fourth of July; just for kids; and fund-raisers and bake sales. Plus, to make things easy, an entire chart- and template-filled chapter focuses on flavor combinations and design elements.

The Divvies Bakery cookbook : no nuts, no eggs, no dairy, just delicious! / Lori Sandler

Cookies, Cupcakes, candies, pies, muffins, and more–all made without peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, and eggs! Get your sweet tooth ready! The Divvies Bakery Cookbook is poised to be a kitchen staple with its assortment of delicious recipes, free of four major food allergens: peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, and eggs.

What started as a mother’s labor of love for her son with serious food allergies grew into Divvies–a thriving bakery business–helping the millions of people with serious food allergies to put the sweet and the fun back in their kitchens. Now you can whip up Divvies treats in your own kitchen, even if you’re a baking beginner. These recipes are all vegan (some are gluten-free, too!) and made with easy-to-find ingredients. What’s moe, these irresistible goodies are delicious for everyone, whether or not they have food allergies! 

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