MAY 6, 2013 MR.MINOR
The Trends that I’m doing today is about cupcakes. The cupcakes has been the reigning dessert of pop culture for some years now, inspiring not only recipes alone but fashion artwork and collectibles. The New York Times have been representing all types of cupcakes for example marshmallow cupcakes, brownies, caramel, pudding and chocolate chip. The First mention of the cupcake can be traced as far back in 1796, when a recipes notation of a ‘’Cake Cookery”. The earliest documentation of the term cupcake was in seventy five recipes pastry. Cakes and sweets meets in 1828 in Elizabeth Leslie’s recipe cook book. In the 19th century they use to bake Cakes in pottery cups, remaking or molds. Then took their name from the cups that were baked in. This is the use of the name that has remain, and the names of “Cup Cake” is now given to any small cake that is the size of a teacup. The other kind of “Cup Cake” referred to a cake whose ingredients were measured by volume, using a standard-sized cup, instead of being weighed. Recipes whose ingredient were measured using a standard-sized cup could also be baked in cups; however, they were more commonly baked in tins as layers or loaves. Later on when the use of volume measurement was acknowledge in home kitchen these recipes became known as 1234 cakes or quarter cakes, so call because they are made up of four ingredients. One cup of butter, two cups of sugar, three cups of flour, and flour eggs. They are plain yellow cakes, less rich, and less expensive than pound cakes. The name of those two major classed of cakes were intended to signal the method of baker, “Cup Cakes” uses a volume measurement and “Pound Cakes” uses a weight of measurement....
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