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Cupcake History – NaTiCaKeS

Naticakes Grand Opening 9 12 09

Cupcake History 

The term ‘cupcake’ was first noted in E. Leslie’s ‘Receipts’ of 1828. During this time ingredients began to be measured in cups because it saved time in the kitchen when hearth ovens took a long time to bake large cakes. Before muffin tins, tea cups were used to bake individual cakes. Prior to the cupcake, ingredients were measured by weight and the cupcake brought about ingredients being measured and not weighed for the first time. Cupcakes were also called “number cakes” because of the measurement of ingredients: one cup butter, two cups sugar, three cups flour, four eggs and one cup milk and a spoonful of soda. Through the 1900’s cupcakes became popular treats for children due to their ease of baking. Today cupcakes are not only a hit for kids but for adults as well with bakeries all over the land dedicated just to this wonderful delight.
Speaking of history…guess who had a HUGE turnout for their grand opening?  Yes…my personal FAV Naticakes in DT Franklin.  Talk about people everywhere it was a GRAND much fun and ton o cupcake…I wanted to take a dive head first into the tables covered in cupcakes however, I decided I would share with everyone else.  SO the skinny…PSSSSSTTTT..can’t tell anyone but Nichole Sloan the owner of Naticakes mentioned she has some things up her sleeve…(nati-bites) and she is working on shipping now…she is fully aware you all are drooling waiting to order!  So hold tight peeps, she’s all over it! 

3 responses

  1. Papaw Buckner

    Hey, thanks for the neat cupcake history lesson. I was also at the grand opening and must say that Naticakes is just the best, especially the “Southern Caramel” & “German Chocolate”! I’ve never tasted such yummy frosting that just melted in my mouth 🙂

    September 14, 2009 at 6:00 pm

  2. Jennifer

    I have also had these cupcakes– John “Papaw”? Buckner brought us several …..YUMMY! Everyone should try these cupcakes!! Thanks for sharing John and Marjorie.

    September 22, 2009 at 7:37 pm

  3. I tried the “tuxedo” today. I believe that was the name. YUMMY! Your shop is adorable.

    September 29, 2009 at 7:07 pm

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