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!
I have a 4 cup coffee maker which is the perfect size for my muffins. I folded a filter in half and cut about one half inch off, unfolded it, sprayed it with olive oil spray and placed it in the cupcake pan. It fit perfectly. I filled them half full, baked them, and it all turned out great.
When push comes to shove you can always come up with something - my mother always told me there are no problems only solutions. I hope someone can use this idea!
By dollie from Tucson, AZ
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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?