from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A plain cake, usually baked in small tins: so named from the fact that the original directions gave the proportions of the ingredients as measured by cupfuls.


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  • Prepare a 24-count mini-cupcake pan by putting mini cup-cake liners in it.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Prepare a 24-count mini-cupcake pan by putting mini cup-cake liners in it.

    Hey, Cupcake!

  • I don't think I want to admit to this, but I bought that cup-cake cake for my son's 1st birthday...and I saw what it looked like before I bought it.

    The Frogs Talk Back

  • Oh well, my lil' one still looked cute eating that green frosting on his single cup-cake.

    The Frogs Talk Back

  • I think some people might be misunderstanding what a cup-cake cake is.

    Cupcake Cakes: Always Wrecktastic. Always.

  • Not really a legal argument, but there are a LOT of Americans who have been hurt bad by these greedy buggers and will not shed a tear to see them spend time in Uncle Sam's 'homes from home', and I hope we are not talking "camp cup-cake" here.

    Another Take on MP's Allowances.

  • I actually am much more okay with these kinds of cakes than cup-cake cakes.

    The Beginning of the End?

  • Mansi- LOL thats why I specifically put hyphen between 7-cup and not cup-cake

    Seven-Cup Cake for Ganesh Chaturthi

  • Hi Deb, just made the bran muffins, and I guess I should have known that a mixture with serious bran content and raisins would be too heavy for paper cup-cake cases to withstand.

    sour cream bran muffins | smitten kitchen

  • I also whipped up a maple syrup and pecan batch - more cup-cake than muffin - from the copy of Donna Hay's Modern Classics 2 I bought at the uni market this week.

    Storm o' muffins...


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