You'll Be Surprised to Find Out What Exactly Goes into Your Cupcake

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These days, you can't swing a dead cat without hitting at least three cupcakeries (side note: stop swinging dead cats). You know the places — they have mismatched chairs and vintage wallpaper. They're staffed by cute girls with perfect bangs and all of the cupcakes have clever names like "The National Velvet." The cupcake trend, even with all this talk of the macaron and great donut revival, is still in full swing, but do you know what goes into the making of those charming little cakes? According to this infograph, it's a lot more than you'd think.

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This article has me extremely curious as to what a vanilla extract hangover would be like?