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Angel Food Cake:

Angel Food Cake Scott Burris

Angel Food Cake:

Angel Food Cake

Key Ingredients:

Key Ingredients Vanilla Sugar

Historical Significance:

Historical Significance Vanilla Up until the middle of the 19th century, Mexico was the only producer of Vanilla. Pollination of the vanilla vine was mysterious and only occurred unaided in Mexico When French entrepreneurs discovered how to pollinate the flower in 1819, they introduced it to western markets, where it was used for its preparation of vanilla extract By the late nineteenth century, vanilla was an important ingredient in American recipes for sauces, ice cream, baked goods, and beverages...As the prices of vanilla declined, the flavoring was used in a much wider range of foods and dishes, including custards, puddings, cakes, candies, cookies, meringues, macaroons, and pies

Historical Significance:

Historical Significance Sugar Sugar cane, a giant grass, is native to India and in particular the Ganges delta British colonies established on Barbados in 1627 and on Jamaica in 1655 were devoted to sugar production S ugar production spread to other parts of South America, as well as to newer European colonies in Africa and in the Pacific throughout the 18 th and 19 th century


Technology Sugar was produced by a large cylinder of wood or iron, some four feet in diameter and fifteen to eighteen feet long, slightly depressed at one end Heat was supplied by a small steam cylinder running through the length and center of the cylinder, and the position of buckets moves the sugar throughout the length of the cylinder, making it dry At that time, the only insect capable of pollinating the plant was the Melipona , a bee native only to Mexico Most families cooked on a cast iron stove

Life in the 1880’s:

Life in the 1880’s Second Industrial Revolution - rapid industrial development in Western Europe (Britain, Germany, France) as well as the United States and Japan The U.S. economy grew at the fastest rate at that time, with real wages, wealth, GDP, and capital formation all increasing rapidly Average life expectancy at birth for a male was about 40 years old Thomas Edison invented the light bulb (October 22, 1879)

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