September 13, 2013

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Here is a cupcake recipe from 1796! "A light Cake to bake in small cups. Half a pound sugar, half a pound butter, rubbed into two pounds flour, one glass wine, one do. [glass] Rosewater, two do.[glass] Emptins, a nutmeg, cinnamon and currants." ---American Cookery, Amelia Simmons, 2nd edition (p. 48)

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