Thursday, August 27, 2009

Cupcake Disasters - Part 2

Part 2 of cupcake baking problems!

Cupcake centers are peaked

  • batter was over-mixed

  • oven temperature too high

Cupcakes shrink around the edges

  • liners are too greasy

  • too little batter

  • batter over-mixed

  • not enough liquid in the batter

  • overbaked

  • oven temperature too high

Cupcake tops are uneven

  • oven rack is not level

  • cupcake pans may be warped or bent

Cupcake crust is sticky

  • cupcakes stored while still warm

  • too much liquid

  • underbaked

  • oven temperature too low
  • too much humidity in the environment

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