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Secret to a moist cupcake?

MPJ | Sep 4, 2009 07:43 AM

What is the secret to a moist cupcake? Oil? Butter? Melted butter? I'm having a hard time finding just the right "basic" cupcake recipe (i.e. vanilla or buttermilk).

I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong, or if I'm choosing bad recipes, but I keep getting dry results. I've had success with other flavors, but for some reason I'm having a hard time with vanilla.

Any suggestions, tips, or recipes would be greatly appreciated. I'm letting everything get to room temperature first, I only use high quality ingredients, and I generally closely follow the recipe instructions. But obviously I'm doing something wrong!

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