50 Beautiful Birthday Cake Pictures and Ideas for Kids and Adults
The birthday cakes has been an important part of every birthday for a long time. Candles in cakes started first in Germany in 18th century. According to some historians, the custom of birthday cakes started in ancient Rome with honey and bread. The 50th year was celebrated with a honey cake made of wheat flour, cheese, honey, and olive oil. Many ancient cultures believed that the smoke from the candles carries their prayers to the heaven.
A birthday becomes a celebration when there is a beautiful cake on the table. Long ago, people believed that a successful celebration is a good omen for a prosperous year. The candles on the cake is a practice that dates back to ancient Greece. Cakes with burning candles were used in the worship of the goddess Artemis.
Anyway, we cannot think about a birthday without the delicious cake. Here are some awesome pictures that also serve as wonderful ideas.
Birthday Cake or Birthday Drinks. Which do you prefer?
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What's your fav birthday cake flavor?
The invention of baking soda and baking powder revolutionized the 'cake industry' since it was easy to bake cake afterwards.
In olden times, people used cakes as offerings to their gods and spirits around the world.
The Oxford Dictionary of Superstitions cites examples of cakes being made for superstitious reasons.
"All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much."
"You know you're getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It's like, 'See if you can blow this out.' "
"Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me."
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Some more cake quotes from books
“Romance novels are birthday cake and life is often peanut butter and jelly. I think everyone should have lots of delicious romance novels lying around for those times when the peanut butter of life gets stuck to the roof of your mouth.”
― Janet Evanovich
“Let's just say you may regret that second piece of cake.'
Oh my God. Regret cake? Whatever was about to happen must be truly evil.”
― Rachel Hawkins, Hex Hall
“Here's a basic difference between Morelli and me. My first thought was always of cake. His first thought was always of sex. Don't get me wrong. I like sex . . . a lot. But it's never going to replace cake.”
― Janet Evanovich, Eleven on Top