The modest cupcake was once a traditional dessert at children’s parties. Today the cupcakes business is a multi-million pound industry. So how did this little cake go from rags to riches?
There are over 400 cupcake outlets in the U.S. cupcakes consumed in the US last year 770,000,000 and last year 44,000,000 of cupcakes consumed in U.K.
The term ‘cupcakes’ started appearing in our books in the 19th century and gradually became more popular. Cupcakes weren’t always so trendy, recognized as more of a children’s party bag supplement. That was until Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City ate a cupcake on TV.
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