Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 153

How to Put Filling Into Cupcakes

How to Put Filling Into Cupcakes Cupcakes with filling are always crowd-pleasers.  I’ve used three different methods to fill cupcakes: Use a small paring knife to cut a cone out of the center of the cupcake.  Fill with your favorite cupcake filling, replace the piece you removed, and frost. Fill a piping bag with your [...]

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How to Fill Cupcake Liners

How to Fill Cupcake Liners I use the ice cream scoop method to fill cupcake liners.  See my post on scoops to learn which sizes to use for mini, regular, and jumbo cupcakes. Other way to fill cupcake liners include: Using two spoons – one to pick up the batter from the bowl and one [...]

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How To Bake 300 Cupcakes

How To Bake 300 Cupcakes Since I have baked cupcakes for several weddings, I am often asked for advice on how to bake large quanitites of cupcakes from a home kitchen.  While there are many ways to do it, here’s my method: 4 days before the event, I shop.  I plan for 1.5 cupcakes per [...]

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How to Convert Standard Cupcakes to Mini Cupcakes

How to Convert Standard Cupcakes to Mini Cupcakes When cupcakes aren’t the only dessert being served, it is a good idea to bring mini cupcakes rather than standard-sized cupcakes.  People want to be able to try a little of everything, and a mini cupcake is much less imposing.  To convert standard cupcakes to mini cupcakes: [...]

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How to Prevent Cupcakes from Pulling Away from Their Liners

How to Prevent Cupcakes from Pulling Away from Their Liners I’m asked, “How do I prevent cupcakes from pulling away from their liners?” more often than any other question.  Here are some things that I have found that can cause this to happen and some suggestions to help prevent it: This may be happening because [...]

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How to Store Cupcakes

How to Store Cupcakes After the cupcakes have cooled, I keep then in large Tupperware-style containers.  Food safety experts recommend that cupcakes with whipped cream, buttercream, cream cheese, or ganache frostings should be refrigerated. While I always keep whipped cream and ganache in the fridge, I often keep my buttercream and cream cheese cupcakes on [...]

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