The birthday cake has been an integral part of the birthday celebrations since the middle of the 19th century. Certain rituals and traditions, such as singing of birthday songs, associated with birthday cakes are common to many cultures. The tradition of adding lit candles to the top of a birthday cake originates in 18th century Greece. However, the intertwining of cakes and birthday celebrations stretch back to the Ancient Romans. The development of the birthday cake has followed the development of culinary and confectionery advancement. While throughout most of Western history, these elaborate cakes in general were the privilege of the wealthy, birthday cakes are nowadays common to most birthday celebrations. Around the world many variations on the birthday cake exist.
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