Yellow Cupcake Recipe Tips
What ingredient makes a cupcake moist?
Fat and milk work together to keep baked goods moist, so it's important to measure carefully and not overbake your cupcakes. (Overbaking is one of the most common cake mistakes
.) Check your cupcakes a few minutes before the recipe's minimum baking time and remove them as soon as a toothpick in the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
Should cupcakes be golden brown?
Watch carefully, as all ovens are different. The edge of the cupcake may be golden brown, but for a moist cupcake, only bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of a middle cupcake comes out clean. (For more tips, check out our complete guide to how to make cupcakes
Which cake mix is best for cupcakes?
Cupcakes are simple to make from scratch, but if you want to save a few minutes, our Test Kitchen did the work for you by evaluating multiple brands to find the best cake mix
around. The best brand depends on whether you're looking for cake that's fluffy or buttery, but you can't go wrong with any of these top-rated mixes. Research contributed by Anna Thomas Bates
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1 cupcake (calculated without frosting): 163 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 138mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.