When is National Chocolate CupCake Day? October 18
What is Cupcakes?
"A cupcake (the common US, Canadian, South African and Australian term) or fairy cake (the common British term), is a small cake designed to serve one person, frequently baked in a small, thin paper cup. As with larger cakes, frosting and other cake decorations, such as sprinkles, are common on cupcakes."
How is this holiday celebrated?
By baking chocolate cupcakes for all your friends and family!
"A standard cupcake uses the same basic ingredients as standard-sized cakes: butter, sugar, eggs, and flour. Nearly any recipe that is suitable for a layer cake can be used to bake cupcakes. Because their small size is more efficient for heat conduction, cupcakes bake much faster than layer cakes.
Origin of this Holiday?
We found recognition about this holiday from:
Calendar sites, food sites and personal Internet sites that
blog and share information about this holiday.
See Also: Chiffon Cake / Devil's Food Cake
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. We did however find that this holiday has been celebrated for years. There is plenty of documentation to support that this holiday does indeed exist. This is referred to as a "National" day as all food holidays are. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. Even though, this is still a holiday to celebrate.