Re: ice cream cups
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, December 21, 2003, 3:51|
On Sat, Dec 20, 2003 at 10:29:34PM -0500, Robert Jung wrote:
> I disagree; all the cupcakes I've ever eaten have been in muffin "cups" -
> paper containers surrounding the bottom and sides but not the top of the
> muffin, where you peel off the paper and start eating.
The paper is optional and only there to keep the cakes from sticking to the
pan. The cup-shaped indentations in the pan would be the cups I'm thinking
of, and they're a modern innovation. Cupcakes were originally baked in
actual drinking cups.
> > Around here,
> Around where? Conlang-L or your place of inhabitance?
My place of habitation.
> "ice cream cone" refers to the dessert itself (usually) or the dessert's
> container (less often)...
I wouldn't say "less often"; it's just context-dependent.
> But why would you put ice cream in paper?
> Why not something like plastic?
To be environmentally friendly?