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The cupcake, that traditional frosting-covered treat, has undergone a modern remake to become the latest food fad in American cities. It now comes in a mouth-watering variety of flavours, and "cupcakeries" draw huge crowds that wrap around the block. The calorie-laden craze has even inspired a reality TV show. It takes place behind the scenes of one cupcakery, and shows that though success may be sweet, it's not always a piece of cake

The cupcake, that traditional frosting-covered treat, has undergone a modern remake to become the latest food fad in American cities. It now comes in a mouth-watering variety of flavours, and "cupcakeries" draw huge crowds that wrap around the block. The calorie-laden craze has even inspired a reality TV show. It takes place behind the scenes of one cupcakery, and shows that though success may be sweet, it's not always a piece of cake

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