Cupcakes are some of the favorite desserts of all human beings. National Cupcake Day is celebrated all around the globe.
It was formerly called 1-2-3-4 cake because of its ingredients sugar, butter, milk, soda, and flour.
Cupcakes are one unique dessert; they taste sweet and look perfect with snacks.
Moreover, people and their kids are fond of this. They are baked in an aluminum cup or tiny paper thin.
This blog will cover the purpose, history, and how to celebrate this day. Let’s leapfrog into it.
When is National Cupcake Day 2022?
National Cupcake Day is going to be celebrated on 15th December this year. It is called fairy cake in British English and a bun in Ireland (Hiberno-English). Bakers add candies and fruits as ornaments for this dessert.
History of Cupcakes
Cupcakes were invented centuries ago, in 1796. Although, they weren’t called cupcakes.
It was a recipe for “a light cake to bake in small cups,” written in American Cookery (Cookbook) by Amelia Simmons.
Although, the term “cupcakes” came into existence in 1826 in Eliza Leslie’s recipe in her cookbook.
After the 19th century, cupcakes were baked and served in ramekins, molds, and pottery cups.
As mentioned, the English fairy cakes were more miniature than American cupcakes. They had exquisite frosting as a topping.
Reasons to Cherish National Day of Cupcake
Chocolate is the most loved flavor of cupcakes in the United States.
There are specific reasons to adore this wonderful day every year. Bakers have developed many cupcakes, such as Unfrosted Cupcakes, Hostess Cupcakes, Vanilla, and several other types.
- The cupcakes are everyday desserts. They are easy to bake and to be served.
- They are available in every bakery and are less expensive than cakes.
- Cupcakes are appealing when decorated for birthday, wedding, and anniversary parties.
- There are wide varieties of cupcakes, which everyone can make at home.
- Everyone can enjoy the unique taste of cute cupcakes on this day.
- It also has health benefits. It doesn’t contain high calories.
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Fun Ways to Enjoy Cupcake Day
Are you excited to celebrate this day? Please read this section, so you can celebrate this day and make it memorable.
Make Your Cupcake theme
The best to recognize Cupcake day is to decorate cupcakes in their own way. You can buy some delicious cupcakes from the market and decorate them in your style.
Moreover, schools celebrate this day by setting the cupcakes and decorating them like a periodic chemistry table.
You can make it from scratch or watch some videos on YouTube for some unique ideas.
The recipe isn’t a hard nut to crack; you also make it home by following some instructions on the internet.
Distribute It and Raise Funds
As mentioned, cupcakes aren’t that expensive.
You can buy cupcakes from any bakery in your town and distribute them to people, bakers, street kids, or any stranger on the road.
You can also open a stall selling cupcakes; it will help others recognize this day.
On the other hand, you can also collect funds for the bakers who aren’t making enough from their bakeries.
You can invite friends to your home to celebrate this fantastic day.
It’s the best time to collaborate with your loved ones and serve them cupcakes, which are cute in shape. There can be a set of decoration styles to represent cupcakes.
Moreover, you can provide additional sprinkles and icing, so your friends can prepare their designs. You can also make charts.
Thanks, a Baker
You can visit small bakeries in your town to appreciate the bakers who bake these tiny cupcakes for the pleasure of their customers.
You can make this day more delightful for them and others. As said, you can raise funds for your bakers from different friends and family members.
Create Awareness for National Cupcake Day
Most people who eat cupcakes every day often don’t know the rich history behind them.
You can create facts, history, etc., posts on social media using #CupcakeDay to spread awareness about this day. You can use Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
National Cupcake Day can be celebrated in various ways; we have described some of them above. You can ask for funds, make your recipe for a cupcake, and applaud a bakery.
Cupcakes have been around for centuries, one of the best desserts to have while having dinner or lunch.
In a nutshell, these miniature cakes are an exquisite way to make anyone’s day enticing.