Cupcakes may indeed be the "craze"...but of course they have been around forever...
Here is a simple cupcake from an O'Keefe & Merritt Cookbook from 1937!
Complete with advice for the housewife suffering from
Sift 2 cups flour, 2 tsps. baking powder and 1/2 tea. salt. Cream 1 cup sugar and 2 eggs.
Add 1 cup cream or sour cream and the flour mixture and blend until very light and fluffy!
Bake at 375 degrees for 20 - 30 mins. Makes about 18 cupcakes.
Nothing fancy...just a simple cupcake from the past!
Imagine having this brand new spangled oven back then!
With all the latest "bells & whistles"?