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Essential Facts About Cupcake Baking 
It's a wonderful feeling to become an expert cupcake baker. Although it may not be as intricate as the designs that are prepared in huge cakes, cupcake …

Things To Remember Before Baking Your Cupcake 
It is necessary to read the recipe carefully. Prepare all the utensils and ingredients needed in baking your cupcakes. Be sure …

How to Bake Cupcakes Perfectly! 
When it comes to baking cupcakes, you try many different things. The flavors, frosting, and design all matter when you talk of perfection. Baking cupcakes …

Cupcake Baking--A Beginners Guide  
People have been baking cupcakes for ages, but each year cupcake bakers create new mixes, flavors, and designs. Cupcakes are so easy to prepare but at …

Sweet cupcake frostings 
Hi, What type of frostings are less sweet than others? for instance buttercream frosting can be very sweet. . .. Hello Norma Thanks for …

Cake Crumbs 
I recently made a cake that didn't turn out very well - it was a bit undercooked in the middle. I didn't want to waste the cake so I cut out the uncooked …

Cupcake Cups 
I am having a problem with the cupcake cups coming away from the cake and therefore presentation looks bad even though I try to fill it and stick it back …

Thickened Cream 
Do you know the equivalent of thickened cream in the UK? or maybe if I can use an alterative in your vanilla cupcake recipe?? Thanking you in anticipation. …

Baking Recipes 
I love baking and really enjoy reading through all your baking recipes. What I would like to know is - can any cake recipe be used for cupcakes, and …

Patty Cakes 
I grew up calling little cakes patty cakes. Is there a difference between patty cakes, fairy cakes and cupcakes? Hi Muriel Thanks for your …

Red Velvet Cupcake 
I have some questions regarding your Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe. I find the Instructions rather confusing. To what do I add the Eggs? Do I add them to the …

Flimsy Cupcake Liners 
How can I assure that my liners stay in tact? Many times when I'm filling the liners, they collapse. This leads to a HUGE mess and wasted delicious batter. …

Measuring Cup 
I am really loving the recipes and decorating ideas but it would be a great help if you could have the measurements in grams too as no one here understands …

Domed Cupcakes 
Hi Adina, How do I make cupcakes with a "domed" top? I only see pictures of cupcakes with flat tops, but I would like to make mine with a "muffin top". …

Cupcake Decorating Ideas 
How can I get the frosting to go on smoothly without it seeming to go limp? Do I have to add powdered sugar or does the heat affect it? I tried to …

Calories in Cupcakes 
What is the amount of kilojoules in an average cupcake? Thanks so much for your question. With so many people watching what they eat but still …

Cupcake shelf life 
What is the approximate shelf life of the cupcakes? With the cream cheese frosting do they need to be refrigerated or can they sit on the counter? …

how many cupcakes?? 
hello! I found your site just today and I must say it's the best! Good job! I just have one question about your recipes since I've copied a few of them …

Black Forest Cupcakes  
I would like to make about 50 cupcakes, larger size than fairy cakes, and would like to do black forest cup cakes. Can someone please advice me how to …

cupcakes have a floury taste 
Hello! Yesterday I made vanilla cupcakes with the recipe from your website, but they taste a lot like flour. I followed the recipe so I really don't …

Cupcake Liner 
I always have this problem with my cupcake. It seems that my cake won't stick to the cupcake liner. I had tried a few recipes but it turns out the same …

Cupcakes and Diet 
My name is Blanca. I'm 14 and I love Baking. Yesterday, I was looking for an Icing Recipe and I am so glad that I found your Website. I spent most …

Sticky Cupcake Wrappers 
I consider myself an above-average baker, but have problems with only one recipe... When converting my great-grandma's Texas chocolate sheet cake recipe …

Perfect cupcakes 
My grandson and I made some cupcakes without eggs. They looked really nice rising in the oven then they sank. Why? I know we put a bit too much baking …

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Cupcake Wars 
I keep hearing people talk about Cupcake Wars? Have I missed something? What are the Cupcake Wars? Hi Sam Thanks for your question. Cupcake …

Vanilla Cupcake 
Hi. I am wanting to make your vanilla cupcake recipe but am unsure what thickened cream is. Do i buy double cream and thicken it myself? I am new to …

Cupcake History 
We recently created an infographic about the history of cupcakes called The Rise of Cupcakes. It is a fun way to look at how cupcakes have grown to be …

Starting a Bakery - what is it like? 
I kind of dream about starting a small cupcake business in my area. I love to bake as a hobby. I have been going to a community college for four years …

Banana Cupcake 
May I know what spices you use for the banana cupcake? Thanks Fiona Hi Fiona Thanks for your question. My banana cupcake recipe uses mixed …

Cupcake Papers 
Why do cupcake papers release from the cupcake after baking? Also, why do my red velvet cupcakes have holes in them and sink? I hope you can help …

Cupcakes go flat! 
Hi my name is Nicole. I really do love baking.I just started baking but I know how to make cupcakes. But the problem is I follow the recipe but my …

Egg Sizes 
I live in Africa and we have different egg sizes. Please what are the approximate weight of eggs you use in your recipes? Thanks From - mosunbello1@yahoo …

Converting to a cake 
Hi, I use your Chocolate Mud cupcake recipe and it is beautiful but I now want to make a 27cm x 7cm square cake out of the recipe. What quantities would …

Vanilla Cupcakes 
Hi there! I would like to know if you could provide me with the recipe for Vanilla Cupcakes that would yield 12 instead of 24? 24 is a bit too much for …

Location? 
Hi, this may seem crazy but what is the address???? Please, this site is driving me crazy, all I want is an address and there is not one to be found …

Cake Flour 
Can some one please advice me what cake flour is i'm new to baking so i haven't got a clue xxxx thanks Hi Julie Cake flour is also called self-raising …

Rich Chocolate Mud Cupcakes 
Hi, I recently tried your rich chocolate mud cupcake recipe and it was great - turned out perfectly. I then changed it a little and used white chocolate …

Cupcake pan 
What is the difference between a muffin pan and a cupcake pan? Hi Elizabeth There is absolutely no difference and they are the same thing. Cupcake …

Foil cupcake liners 
Is baking in foil cupcake liners any different to baking in paper cups? The recipe has a picture of the foil cups with no cupcake tin. Do I still need …

Cupcake vs muffin 
What is the difference between cupcakes and muffins? Hi Teresa A cupcake (the common US and Australian term) or fairy cake (the common British …

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