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Cupcakes: Deliciously Retro

Jun 11, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Cupcakes. Who can resist these single-serving baked treats? A miniaturized cake, they carry the same core elements – a baked base, frosting, and, sometimes, sprinkles or other embellishments. Reports vary, but the term ‘cupcake’ is thought to have been first mentioned in E. Leslie’s Receipts, published in 1828. Back then, it was traditional to weigh

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Signs of the Times: Cupcakes

Nov 22, 2011 |  Retro Staff |  1  Comment

Cupcakes! What image did you just get in your head?  A chocolatey Hostess cupcake?  One of the big ones in the window of the bakery down the street?  How about mom’s homemade cupcakes with really gooey frosting? Nothing gets your inner kid going faster than a cupcake, and with good reason.  They’re as American as

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