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10 uses for a teacup....

(Which aren't drinking tea)

We all know that tea tastes better from a teacup… but what else are they good for?

In 1796  America’s first cook book ‘ American Cookery’ was published, within was a recipe written by Amelia Simmons, for "a cake to be baked in small cups"...

Putting the ‘Cup’ in cupcake – the original vessel for baking little individual cakes!

1) Cake Baking:

 

 

A cup can be a (mainly) American  unit of measuring volumes of ingredients for cake baking.

According to (trusty) Wikipedia: ‘these recipes became known as 1234 cakes or quarter cakes, so called because they are made up of four ingredients: one cup of butter, two cups of sugar, three cups of flour, and four eggs’

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2) To Make Cakes (measuring)

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4) Desk Organisers – to keep all your little things together or use a few to separate your paper clips from your thumb tacks.

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6) Kitten Holder

(If you doubt the authenticity of this claim – please google ‘Kitten in a teacup’ for proof of just how popular it is to use teacups for holding unruly kittens in place.)

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2) Flower Vases

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7)Plant Pot

5)Pudding dishes – we use them for everything – from Lemon Meringue Pies to Cheese Cakes

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8)Pretty Candle

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To convert your measurements

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9) Mini egg & chips taste better from a teacup too...

TEACUP RIDE

10) The best vintage ride at the fair...

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