Whether it’s chocolate, red velvet or even vegan and gluten-free, cupcakes will always hold a special place in our hearts. But did you ever wonder where and when cupcakes were first created? Everyone knows that cupcake, fairy cake or cup cake is a small cake served for one person. Frosting and sprinkles are common decorations for cupcakes. However, food historians have yet to identify the exact origin of these cute, little, sweet delights. Advertisements
Have you experience craving for a certain food, let’s say sweets and end up buying assorted desserts? Well I did and let me tell you, it satisfied every sweet craving I had. In fact, I ate all of it in one day. 🙂 Of course, I shared! It was a Sunday morning when I realized I had the desire to eat cupcakes. I guess that’s the effect of watching too much DC Cupcakes, the American reality television series. But I don’t blame that show because I really have a strong desire for sweets. So after mass, I went to TiNoma and checked out different stores.
Craving for sweets? Let’s be honest, no one can escape that feeling. According to Christine Gerbstadt, MD, RD, dietitian and spokeswoman of American Dietetic Association, sweet is the first taste humans prefer from birth. In addition, Susan Moores, MS, RD, registered dietitian and nutrition consultant in St. Paul, Minn said that the taste of sugar also releases endorphin that calm and relax us, and offer a natural “high.” Clearly, we can’t avoid sweets like ice cream, crepe and cupcakes even if we know these have high fat content. But with limitations it won’t be a problem. During my two-week Christmas vacation, I had an extreme craving for sweets. Since we did not prepare anything sweet for our Noche Buena and Media Noche, I was able to discover the following sweets.