Trivia of the Day – October 27

Which 2 countries are said to have started the tradition of Birthday Cakes?

Strawberry Shortcake
  1. Greece
  2. Egypt
  3. Italy
  4. Germany
  5. France
  6. England
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Answer: 1 and 4
Some historians believe that the birthday cake tradition started in Greece thousands of years ago when the Greeks used to offer up cakes at the temples.  Others believe that the tradition was started in Germany in the 1500’s as bakeries wanted to market cakes for birthdays and weddings.
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