National Lemon Cupcake Day
National Lemon Cupcake Day has been celebrated on December 15th of every year. Cupcakes are the minion version of cakes that is loved by millions of people from all over the world. The lemon flavor fairycake is one among the favorites. It’s time to celebrate 1-2-3-4 cake or the cupcakes of lemon flavor. The delicious delight of the lemon cupcake will make anyone’s tongue to submerge with its taste. National Lemon Cupcake Day is a perfect time to excuse yourself and have a byte on the lemon flavored fairycakes. The refreshing taste of lemon-flavored cupcakes is an excellent combination of both sweet and sour.
“Writing is like baking cupcakes, you’re trying to make something from the raw. Like with cupcakes it’s flour and eggs and stuff, and with books it’s ideas and words. The end result is the same though, you want people to eat them up. ” – Emma Shortt
History of National Lemon Cupcake Day
The exact details concerning the origin, history, and founder of the National Lemon Cupcake Day are unknown. The cupcake existence can be traced as far back as 1796. Cupcake flavors are endless, and lemon is one among them. A lemon cupcake is designed to serve one person and is prepared with the same ingredients with added lemon flavor. The standard cupcake uses the same basic ingredients such as flour, butter, sugar, and eggs. The cake batter used for preparing the cupcakes may be flavored. A lemon cupcake is made with lemon-flavored batter. It might sometimes have other ingredients stirred in like the raisins, berries, nuts, or chocolate chips.
It is then baked in a small thin paper or aluminum cup. It might be topped with frosting or other cake decorations. As it is smaller in size, cupcakes get baked much faster than that of the normal layered cake. The cupcakes are called as 1-2-3-4 cake. It is so as the preparation involves 1 cup of butter, 2 cups of sugar, 3 cups of flour, 4 eggs along with 1 cup of milk and 1 spoonful of baking soda. In the 1796 cookery book by Amelia Simmons named ‘American Cookery,’ has the first written record of the cupcakes.
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How to Celebrate National Lemon Cupcake Day
Celebrating the National Lemon Cupcake Day is quite simple. As cupcakes are easy to make, you can learn about its making and start preparing a lemon cupcake is made with lemon-flavoured batter. The use of lemon in the cupcake depends on your taste. You can even use lemon frosting as a topping. Sprinkle the grated lemon zest on these lemon cupcakes. For those who like filled cupcakes can fill them with the lemon curd. You can even buy the lemon cupcakes from the pastry shops for yourself and your family. Share your lemon cupcake making and celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #LemonCupcakeDay.