A Guide to Essential Baking Tools Everyone Should Own

From Christmas cookies and birthday cakes to bake sale brownies and Sunday morning muffins, there's almost always an occasion (or a good excuse) to bake. Whether you're ready for your spot on The Great...

Angel Food Cupcakes?

by jbsiegel 1 year ago

I've made too many angel food cakes to count. (It's our traditional birthday cake.) I'd like to try cupcakes, but am worried about not being able to hang them upside down to cool the way I can with...

Hostess Cupcakes - Did They Get Smaller or Did We Just Get Bigger?

by jeffrey 13 years ago

On a whim, the wife and I bought a box of Hostess cupcakes over the weekend (regular ones, not the 100 calorie snack size). We both agreed that they seemed about a third smaller than we remembered...

Sugarsweet bakery in Oakland?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Any 'hound intell on this bakery? No reviews on its google or yelp pages. I was given this beautifully decorated cookie by a friend, but it went missing before I could taste it! Sugarsweet Oa...

Cupcakes - freeze?

by vanessa7 2 years ago

It's late Friday night and I am baking Smitten Kitchen's stout cupcakes for a St. Patrick's Day party Sunday evening. She says that they can stay in the fridge for a day, but longer than that, they...

*August 2009 COTM* OTTOLENGHI: Cakes, Muffins and Cupcakes

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 12 years ago

Our Chowhound August 2009 Cookbook of the Month is Ottolenghi: The Cookbook, by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi; and all online recipes by the authors. Please post your full-length recipe revie...

Which Disher For Level Standard Cupcakes?

by charmdesign 4 years ago

Which size disher to cupcakes that are level with the liner and or are filled 2/3 the way. I’ve seen such a variety of thoughts on it so I made a table comparing the sizes. Although my chart wi...

Nut-Free Cupcakes for a Wedding

by Rachelmd3 3 years ago

Looking for someone who can make nut-free cupcakes for my wedding next year. Are there any caterers or companies in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area that offer this?

Magnolia Bakery: oh, that buttercream!

by gutreactions 3 years ago

Received a birthday gift of assorted cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery. They were from the outlet they have at Bloomingdale's on 3rd. Wow, that buttercream is still decadent! Shared a box of Flourless ...

Watsonville 150th Birthday Celebration - March 30

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

From the Santa Cruz Sentinel: "WATSONVILLE >> Friday, March 30, is the sesquicentennial anniversary of Watsonville’s incorporation, which was March 30, 1868. The city is holding many upcoming even...

Secret to a moist cupcake?

by MPJ 12 years ago

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 s...

Can I substitute water for milk, in....

by Howard_2 13 years ago

..recipes for baked goods like cakes, cupcakes, etc? For that matter, what about using thinned-out yogurt (with a bit of extra sugar to offset the sourness) instead of milk? There's a recipe...

Tips for cupcakes with radioactive symbol on top

by RadioactiveCupcakes 4 years ago

I'd like to make cupcakes with a radioactive symbol on top. I don't care how they're done. I'm thinking putting some sort of sprinkles on top could be fun, but probably not very feasible. Please, s...

ISO website or recipes for boutique worthy cupcakes

by itryalot 4 years ago

I have made standard (vanilla, chocolate, lemon) cupcakes for parties in the past, but I am looking to ramp up my game in terms of moisture and flavour combinations. My look fors: ~chocolatey (...

Chinese Birthday Peach Fondant Request - within Los Angeles

by rinkatink888 4 years ago

Know this may be a long shot, but hope someone knows a baker that can do this. I'm looking for a baker, within the Los Angeles Southbay community, who can make just the "peach" fondant toppers for ...

Sprinkles Cupcakes--Salty Caramel

by bhoward 11 years ago

I am not a huge dessert fan but had a Sprinkles Salty Caramel cupcake yesterday. Pretty damn unbelievable. Cannot get it off my mind. Went to their website and learned that this flavor is only a...

Walmart to give birthday cupcakes to everyone March 12

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

"...Walmart has declared Sunday, March 12, everybody’s birthday and will be giving out one free cupcake to each person at their Supercenters from 1 to 4 p.m. – regardless of when their actual birth...

How to convert a cupcake recipe to a regular cake

by janehathaway 14 years ago

I'm trying to convert a recipe for a dozen cupcakes into an 8 inch round cake. The recipe calls for a 350 degree oven and a baking time of 20-22 minutes. How would you adjust the temperature and/...

Frosting for Red Velvet cupcakes....Not cream chesse

by drewb123 13 years ago

I am maybe the only person on the planet that is not a fan of cr cheese frosting but I am not. Can I change the frosting to butter cream?

Oreo bottom cupcake

by junglekitte 5 years ago

Hi! My friend sent me a photo of a cupcake that has a whole oreo and a whole mini recees pb cup inside of a chocolate cupcake. Does a whole oreo actually taste GOOD after being baked again inside a...

need help with vegan cupcake recipe please!

by cord 15 years ago

Hello all, I made cupcakes from a vegan cupcake recipe today, actually they call it diabetic. It is based on wacky cake. I had a problem - the cupcakes are very moist but heavy-like, and the top...