Cakes are a tradition around the world used to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and just about any event humans can think up, from special occasions or for an everyday desert. They can be short or tall, upside down or right side up, moist, dry, with frosting or without, with nuts or without, in a pan or displayed proudly on a special cake plate.
The word cake has an origin going all the way back to the Vikings Old Norse word “kaka.” The Romans embellished bread dough with eggs, butter and honey which created a delectable and sweet desert. The English gave cake its unique round shape distinguishing it from breads rectangular loaf shape.
Back in the first century BC, the Roman poet Ovid, in his book Tristia, refers to the birthday of his brother and him with party and cake. Today, a party or family event without cake is almost unheard of.
The chocolate cake is everybody’s favorite. Whether it be for a special event, an elegant evening for two, or a birthday party, you can’t go wrong with the most popular cake on the planet.
The Bundt Cake is an American favorite for many decades. Baked into the distinctive ring shape, this cake is a unique and moist treat. The shape is inspired by a traditional European cake known as Gugelhupf. These cakes are slowly making their way in the the popular culture of the Philippines.
Who doesn’t like a birthday cake? Apalit Catering can custom make your cake to meet your specifications. Why trust anyone else with your special day that comes only once a year?
Of course the wedding cake is one of the most cherished of all the cakes. Can you think of a more time-honored tradition? We put heart and soul into the baking of our wedding cakes because we know they mean the world to you and your special love.