Do you remember when cupcakes were just cupcakes? It's National Cupcake Day!

I'm talking about when cupcakes were just cake with some frosting and that was it. Now cupcakes have turned into extraordinary pieces of art. Now they consist of creations like caramel crunch, peanut butter crunch, cookie dough, and whatever your imagination can create.

Photo by Lore Schodts on Unsplash
Photo by Lore Schodts on Unsplash

Did you know that cupcakes date back to the 1700s?

According to cupcakes date back to 1796 "Bearing resemblance to English Fairy Cakes, cupcakes were enjoyed throughout the 17th and 18th centuries."

In the 1950s is when it was suggested that cupcakes should be frosted "Winston Churchill is the first person to suggest cupcakes should be frosted."

I like cupcakes because you get built-in sizing which allows for great portion control, the flavors are endless like cake, but you can have more variety. 

According to these are the 10 Most Popular Cupcake Flavors.

10. Vanilla

9. Pumpkin

8. Banana (Can't say I've had a banana cupcake)

7. Coffee

6. Chocolate

5. Lemon

4. Peanut Butter

3. Carrot Cake

2. Red Velvet (maybe my favorite)

1. Chocolate and Vanilla.

What's your favorite cupcake flavor?

As I mentioned in the list at this current time in my life I'm gravitating toward red velvet cupcakes and cake more often. I will though however dip my toe into what else is out there, especially when you see a cupcake that looks like this.

Photo by Olivia Oliver Design on Unsplash
Photo by Olivia Oliver Design on Unsplash

You can't go wrong with a boozy cupcake, can you?

Are you ready to check out the Top 10 Cupcake shops in the Treasure Valley?

Let's go!

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