National Cake Decorating Day is observed annually on October 10. Celebrate with a cake decorated for National Cake Decorating Day!
Many professional cake decorators started their careers as hobbyists. It allows you to express yourself in edible form. We make or purchase decorated cakes for many of life’s events, from baptisms and birthdays to weddings and anniversaries. Decorated cakes help carry out the theme of any party or event.
- The meaning of ‘cake’ has changed over time, and the first cake was: A comparatively small flattened sort of bread, round, oval, or otherwise regularly shaped, and usually baked hard on both sides by being turned during the process.
- The world’s largest wedding cake weighed 15,032 lb and was made by chefs at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino, Uncasville, CT in February 2004. It was for a bridal showcase display.
- The world’s tallest cake stood 108 feet, 3 inches high. Students and staff members at the Hakasima-Nilasari Culinary School in Jakarta, Indonesia baked it for their annual Christmas celebration.
- The world’s most expensive cake, a birthday cake loaded with diamonds and hand-sculpted fondant just smashed the record for the most expensive dessert ever created. Price tag: $75 million. The decadent cake was created by British designer Debbie Wingham, who rose to fame when she crafted the world’s most expensive dress for $17.7 million. The extravagant dessert was purchased by an unnamed buyer in the United Arab Emirates, who bought it for his daughter’s joint birthday and engagement party.
- More than 29% of U.S. school districts have banned bake sales due to anti-obesity regulations.
- The saying “You can’t have your cake and eat it”(originally “eat your cake and have it”) is first seen in print in 1562 in John Heywood’s ‘Proverbs and Epigrams.’
- The meaning of “piece of cake.” A straightforward task that can easily be accomplished. This phrase is of American origin. At least, the earliest citation of it that I can find is from the American poet and humorist Ogden Nash’s Primrose Path, 1936: “Her picture’s in the papers now, And life’s a piece of cake.”
- The first birthday cake was originally a cake given as an offering on a person’s birthday. The first reference to ‘birthday cake’ came in 1785.
- During the 17th century, in England, people believed that keeping fruitcakes under the pillow of those who are unmarried will give them sweet dreams about their fiancee.