Alison Bryant
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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.

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