8 Interesting Facts about Cupcakes ...

Cupcakes have become quite a phenomenon in the last few years.

It seems that every bakery is selling them, #people are setting up home baking businesses, and there are thousands of cookbooks.

Cupcakes are everywhere!

So if you´re among their fans, here are some interesting and strange facts about cupcakes …

1. Age

In spite of their recent popularity, cupcakes are not a new invention.

They are actually over 200 years old (yes, I know, you wouldn´t eat one that was that old, it would be stale …).

The earliest mention of cupcakes is at the end of the 18th century.