Here are today’s five thing to know about Cake Pops:

  1. A cake pop is cake, baked in an appealing shape, hand dipped in frosting, and decorated to taste, all on a stick to be eaten as candy.
  2. While there is no recorded date for the creation of cake pops. Most people say that Bakerella, a popular baking blog, helped make then a “pop” phenomenon. See Pinterest below
  3. In 2011, cake pops were considered the newest and most popular confectionery food trends.
  4. Other variations of cake pops are cake balls, cakesicles, cupcake pops, and cake-on-a-stick.
  5. Cake pops in recent years have become ubiquitous to Starbucks coffee shops.
* Bakerella celebrates National Cake Pop Day on Feb 1


Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary


Today’s Food History

  • 1856 Auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College, a primarily agricultural college.
  • 1867 Bricklayers first started working 8-hour days
  • 1884 The first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary is publish(including 23 recipes & cooking tips)
  • 1913 New York City’s Grand Central Terminal opens. The world’s largest train station including several restaurants & food stalls.
  • 1960 Four students stage the first civil rights “sit-in” at the lunch counter of the Greensboro, NC, Woolworth