Awhile back I brought cupcakes to my friend. She did the strangest thing before eating one. She broke the bottom off of the cupcake and plopped it on top of the frosting, like a lid.
After laughing about it, I asked her why she did that. She told me that it keeps the frosting off of her fingers. I couldn't help but take a photo so that I could share this tip with other people. It honestly is a great way to keep from getting messy if you don't have a fork handy! :)
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I have a cupcake pan that holds very large cupcakes. I decided I wanted to make some cornbread muffins. I wanted to use cupcake liners but did not have any that size, I tried to find them in the store but no one carried them. I had an idea - coffee filters!
This tip is for a quick, easy, and clean way to pour cupcake batter in the baking pan or cupcake liners. After mixing up your batter, fill a zip top bag with batter. Cut a small hole in one of the bottom corners and squeeze the batter into the prepared pan.
Next time you make cupcakes instead of icing them, just put a marshmallow on each cupcake about 10 minutes before your cupcakes are done. Instant frosting and they taste great!
Do your muffins and cupcakes stick to the cupcake liners? I now give each cupcake paper a quick squirt with nonstick baking spray before I put the batter in, and have had great success.
When baking cupcakes, muffins, or cakes, it is easier for me to pour out contents by mixing in a measuring cup with a spout.
I have found it easy to fill cupcakes with a scoop 1/2 cup measuring cup. It is so easy and leaves no mess.
Use an ice cream scoop to fill cupcake liners without spilling and making a mess.
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How do you make a cake from cupcakes?
By Angie from Pecos, TX
I have never seen the type of cupcake cakes described above, but the cake decorating stores sell cool racks to place cupcakes on for parties. Also I use to make a small cake and decorate it really fancy and put the candles on it, then make lots of cupcakes and place them around the cake with one flower or a small decoration on each to give out to the children at the party instead of cake cutting.
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I am wanting to know if it possible to bake a cupcake in a paper coffee filter?