What makes a perfect cupcake?

What makes a perfect cupcake?

The trick to perfect consistently shaped cupcakes is an ice cream scoop. We use a 3 tablespoon scoop which fills the cupcake liners 2/3 full which is the perfect amount of batter for each cupcake. Too little batter (liners 1/2 filled) and the cupcakes won’t rise over the edge of the cupcake liner.

What is the best temperature to bake cupcakes at?

Cupcake Baking Temperature: Bake cupcakes at 350 degrees F. Be sure to read the recipe for exact instructions as the batter density may vary. If you are baking in a pan with a dark or non-stick surface, you should lower the recommended recipe temperature by 25°F to avoid over-browning.

What are basic cupcake flavors?


  • Vanilla.
  • Pumpkin.
  • Banana.
  • Coffee.
  • Chocolate.
  • Lemon.
  • Peanut Butter.
  • Carrot Cake.

Can you use milk instead of water for cupcakes?

The average cake mix calls for the most boring of liquids: water. Instead of using water, use a dairy product. Replacing the water with milk will make your cake instantly taste homemade, while using buttermilk will make it taste rich and creamy.

How do you make a homemade cupcake?

Instructions for Vanilla Cupcakes Preheat oven to 350° F. In bowl, cream sugar and soft butter with electric mixer. Beat egg whites into mixture, one at a time. Add vanilla and mix well. Combine flour and baking powder. Add to mixture gradually mixing well. Fill muffin pan with cupcake liners and distribute batter evenly into 12 liners.

What are some awesome cupcake recipes?

Vanilla Cupcake. Plain vanilla tastes anything but if you use the right recipe.

  • Chocolate Cupcakes.
  • Lemon Cupcakes.
  • Red Velvet Cupcakes.
  • Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Cupcakes.
  • Football Cupcakes.
  • Champagne Cupcakes.
  • Christmas Tree Cupcakes.
  • Unicorn Cupcakes.
  • Black Bottom Cupcakes.
  • What is the best cupcake?

    The BEST Vanilla Cupcakes + the BEST Vanilla Frosting. Beat butter in bowl of electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy, about 1 minute. Reduce speed to low and add sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating for about 15 seconds between each addition. Increase speed to medium and beat until smooth, about 3 minutes. Add salt,…

    What is the most popular cupcake recipe?

    Directions Combine AP flour, baking powder, and salt in bowl. Cream butter and brown sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, allowing each egg to fully incorporate before adding the next. Combine vegetable oil, butter extract, vanilla, and buttermilk. Alternate between adding dry and wet ingredients in thirds. Add cream soda. Add toffee bits.