Like we all know, sweets are certainly the best thing made to bring down our stress level. And if we talk about modern times, Cakes are what is equal to sweets for us. But, like everything has certain facts, the same goes for cakes. It is high time we should know some cakey facts that will not just increase our knowledge it can bound you to go for instant online cake delivery in Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad or any other Indian city.
Come, let us explore some interesting facts about cakes from across the world!
1- Do you know why cupcakes are called so? Well, it is because they are baked in a cup and the measuring of the cake, is also made with a cup.
2- Mark The Dates- Below are some significant dates that are quite famous globally-
January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day.
March 29th is National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day.
April 7th is National Coffee Cake Day.
May 19th is National Devil’s Food Cake Day.
June 11th is National German Chocolate Cake Day.
November 26th is known as the National Cake Day.
3- In middle ages, cake referred to a flatbread that is round in shape and that is baked from both sides.
4- The word “Cake” is assumed to be derived from the Middle Eastern region, where it was actually “Kake”. They say it was borrowed from an Old Norse.
5- The most expensive cake so far cost around 30 million dollars.
6- The world record for cupcake eating is 72 in six minutes and was set by Patrick Bertoletti in 2012.
7- There is a myth in the western nations that the bridesmaid cake takes back a piece of wedding cake and keeping it under their pillow will help them dream about their future husband. Well, that is quite interesting and needed to try, for sure.
8- In ancient times the concept of cakes was first initiated by the Romans. Unlike the cakes in modern times, they were just a simple piece of softened basic bread where honey was used as a sweetener instead of sugar.
9- Award for the tallest cake goes to students and staff members of school-based in Jakarta, Indonesia. The cake stood at a height of 108 FT and 3”.
10- Yes you heard it right people in ancient times were judged based on the size of the cake they bring to the wedding they attended as a guest. Bigger the size of the cake, that much richer you are.
So, hope you like knowing all these facts about your ever so sweet and delightful dessert, i.e. cake. Though there are more such interesting and tantalizing facts about cakes, cupcakes, pies and more. For now, this is all, keep visiting the same place for more such factful content. Till then, keep munching your favorite sweet and make merry with everyone around you.