How High to Fill Cupcake Liners The height you should fill a cupcake liner varies by cupcake recipe. I strongly recommend baking a test cupcake if you are trying a new recipe: Fill one cupcake liner halfway and bake according to the recipe. See how high the cupcake rises. Some recipes don’t rise at all, [...]
How to Open a Cupcake Shop I’m regularly asked for advice on opening a cupcake shop. Unfortunately, I do not own a shop and have never sold my cupcakes. I bake cupcakes for friends and family and make money through recipe development and the advertisements that you see on this blog. Cupcakes Take the Cake [...]
Food Photography Tips I am extremely lucky to be married to a professional photographer. Jonathan (of J. Pollack Photography) takes all of my photos. He wrote a blog post on Digital Photography School with some of his top tips for food photos that is definitely worth a read.
How to Keep Cupcakes from Collapsing Unfortunately, keeping cupcakes from collapsing is not straightforward. Based on my research into the subject (and personal experience), there are several possible reasons cupcakes collapse: Your liners could be overfilled. If your cupcakes collapse instead of doming, the recipe may be at fault. With some recipes, the cupcakes rise [...]
How to Keep Cupcakes from Collapsing in the Middle Of all of the questions that I am asked, this is probably the most asked question. Unfortunately, it is the one with the least straight answer. From my research into the subject (and personal experience) there are several possible reasons this could be happening: Your liners [...]
I currently use a Breville mixer. Why? Well, they gave it to me for free. But, I seriously love it and would highly recommend it. Here are two of my favorite features of the mixer: It comes with a blade that scrapes down the side of the bowl as you mix. This is fantastic and [...]