National Vanilla Cupcake Day

National Vanilla Cupcake Day

Today is National Vanilla Cupcake Day, a day to celebrate one of the most traditional and beloved desserts.  If you love vanilla cupcakes, check out some of the different recipes we have along with some fun facts about both vanilla and cupcakes for you to enjoy along with these tasty treats.

  1. Thomas Jefferson was the one that brought vanilla to the United Sates. Currently, the United States in the largest vanilla consumer in the world. If you live in a warm and moist environment, you could grow vanilla yourself. Take a look at the instructions for how to grow vanilla right in your backyard.
  1. The word ‘vanilla’ means ‘little pod’ in Spanish. If you want to learn how to make some Spanish-style cupcakes, check out this recipe from Cordoba, Spain.
  1. The world’s largest cupcake was 1,224 pounds. The cupcake was made in California and contained 200 pounds of flour and 1,000 eggs. This cupcake was also over two million calories. Take a look at the cupcake here.
  1. Like snowflakes, all vanilla beans are unique. While they may all look relatively the same, they are all different in terms of smell, flavor, and color.
  1. The word ‘cupcake’ comes from making cakes with ingredients that are measured by a cupful.
  1. In Australia, cupcakes are called ‘patty cakes’. In Britain, they are called ‘fairy cakes’.
  1. Vanilla flowers can only survive if it is pollinated within 24 hours of it blooming.
  1. Hostess Cupcakes were made because the creators figured that the smaller cake, the more that be produced each day.

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