By Karen Morgan
It was my vintage 1932 edition of the Household Searchlight Recipe Book of Topeka, Kansas, that made me aware there was such a thing as a jelly-filled cupcake. Jelly donuts, sure—but cupcakes? How such a delight fell out of culinary fashion is beyond me.
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