National Devil's Food Cake Day. Devil's Food Cupcakes are lighter and more airy than chocolate cupcakes, but just as delicious.
Forgive the bad photo, I snapped these delicious cupcakes at a surprise birthday party. I had to take a quick picture before the birthday girl walked into a party room at the new LeFrak Skating Center in Prospect Park. These were special caramel cupcakes made by Sugar Sweet Sunshine.
You know that red velvet cupcakes are popular. I like to think that Cupcakes Take the Cake coverage of red velvet cupcakes has helped the cupcake flavor to be a big trend. Well, Kim Severson of The New York Times has written a nice article about the origins of red velvet cake. Red velvet was once called Red Devil's Food Cake.