Your Gluttony Is Instant Baked
Photography by Andrew Harrington
Nothing is more celebratory than cake.
Back when spices, sugar, nuts, and dried fruit were a luxury (think way, way back when), cake was the ultimate indulgence. Flash forward to the 1940s, when cake was made readily available with the invention of pre-packaged cake mix. In the decades following, the cake mix skyrocketed to become a household item. What happens when we suddenly have easy access to such decadence?