Cupcakes and Food Coloring

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Reinventing Cupcakes with Food Coloring

What people enjoy eating is never just about the taste. When all the senses are involved, a person can enjoy themselves that much more. Tastes combine with smells and colors to create a delectable experience that stays in a person’s mind and sets the standard for future events. Nowhere is this seen more than in a person’s relationship with a favorite dessert. Cupcakes benefit greatly not just from exquisite taste, but from presentation, and that is the primary reason why bakers all over the world have learned the value of cupcake food coloring.

Cupcake coloring can used to match flavors with a person’s perception so that they enjoy the cupcakes more. In any event, using cupcake food coloring can create a completely new experience. A glance through any of the cupcake recipe books or videos that you can find on the  website will give you hundreds of ideas on how to use cupcake food coloring and baking techniques to reinvent your favorite cupcake recipes. At the cupcake webshop, you will find options for coloring your cupcakes and spicing up the look of your favorite desserts. Changing the colors and textures can surprise people and make them appreciate the flavors in a way they never have before.

Many people make the mistake of substituting regular food coloring for cupcake food coloring. The difference is that cupcake food coloring is more concentrated than regular food coloring. Also, cupcake food coloring is more likely to be tasteless. Regular food coloring (red color) will add a bitter flavor to the cupcakes if too much is used. Gelled cupcake food coloring also helps to keep the cupcakes moist and create a texture that people will enjoy time and again.

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No matter what the cause for celebration, cupcake food coloring is a pivotal ingredient in making the perfect cupcakes. Whether you are making treats for Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving, garden parties or any other festivity, you can create the perfect color palette to match the day. The colors you use can become part of the cupcake itself or mixed in with the frosting. When combined with baking cups, the end result will be both delicious and fascinating.

When combined with other cupcake toppers, such as frosting or sprinkles, your favorite cupcake recipes can feel new again. Our cupcake webshop has everything you need and more to make this happen. The rest is up to you.

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Cupcake Recipes – Sugar and Sweeteners

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Cupcake Recipes – Sugar and Sweeteners Are Not All Equal

Sugar and sweeteners are not the same. You cannot simply replace one sugar with one artificial sweetener in a cupcake recipe. Careful understanding of sweeteners as refined sugar replacements is vital to a tasty finished product.

Sugar provides many aspects of a fine finished product beyond its natural sweetness. Sugar delivers moisture as it liquefies and tenderness as it bakes. It caramelizes at high baking temperatures, giving your baked goods a golden brown finish, and even extends the shelf-life of the finished products.

Sugar and sweeteners can be replaced with a variety of choices: natural products, such as honey or agave, or a sugar replacement, such as Saccharine. Sugar and sweeteners containing refined sugars have a higher carbohydrate level. Refined sugars include raw sugars, such as demerara or turbinado, brown sugar (both light and dark), and simple white sugar. Demerara is produced from the first press and steam of the sugar cane, creating a thick cane syrup that is then dehydrated to form the characteristic large flakes. Turbinado is simply a light brown sugar that has had most, but not all, of the molasses removed through a centrifugal washing process. Light and brown sugars contain the most of the cane molasses, with the light sugar obviously possessing less molasses.

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Most agave sugars are 1.4 times sweeter than sugar and should be used at 50 to 66% of the normal sugar ratio in your cupcake recipes. You may need to adjust the moisture content slightly (reduce oils or add a bit more flour); however, most test recipes found that 55% agave to 100% sugar was about right for both sweetness and moisture. Reduce cooking temperature by 8% (for baked goods cooking at 350°F (± 180 °C), bake at 325°F (± 160 °C), but keep baking time the same. Agave has a low glycemic index so it is a great sugar replacement for diabetics or dieters.

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Birch bark sugar is known as Xilitol. It can be used one for one with sugar (same ratio as regular sugar) in most baked goods. It will not caramelize like sugar. Yeasts in bread cannot feed on Xillitol and should not be used in yeast baking. Start off slow, as some people may have some intestinal reactions to 100% replacement. Do not feed baked goods containing Xilitol to pets; they cannot metabolize it the same way humans can.

When using honey or other liquid sugars in your cupcake recipes, sugar and sweeteners must be adjusted along with liquid or oil content. Honey, with its distinct flavor and color, is popular with bakers. Honey-sweetened goods tend to be denser, have higher moisture content and brown faster. Honey should be 50% to 75% of your sugar by volume. When replacing one cup of sugar with ¾ cup and one tablespoon honey, reduce other liquids by two tablespoons.

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Maple syrup adds depth to the flavor of all baked goods. Made from the sap of sugar maples, it is expensive but worth the taste for special recipes. Replaces sugar at 60%, it is sweeter than honey, and, therefore, moisture content of recipes will need to be adjusted:1 cup sugar = ¾ cup maple syrup, less 3 tablespoons liquid.

Artificial choices for your sugar and sweeteners are as varied as natural ingredients. This group of sweeteners does not add the tenderness, moisture or browning capabilities of natural sugars, and should be considered thusly.

Each brand or type of artificial sweetener is different in their sweetness and baking properties. Sucralose can be substituted one for one with white refined sugar. Saccharine products, such as Sweet and Low, are 200 to 700 times the sweetness of sugar. Aspartame (Equal and NutraSweet) is not recommended for baked goods as it loses it sweetening power once heated, but is great for topping fruit or other non-baked items. Sunette and Sweet One are Acesulfame potassium, heat stable, and often used in baking. Replace each ¼ cup refined sugar with six one gram packets.

When making substitutions in cupcake recipes, sugar and sweeteners must be adjusted based on the choice of sugar substitute. Liquids, cooking times and temperatures may also need to be changed.

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Sprinkles and Glitter for Cupcake Decoration

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Using Sprinkles and Glitter for Cupcake Decoration

With a pre-set serving size, the ability to easily repeat a design, and virtually no cleanup, cupcakes are the perfect dessert for so many occasions. Decorating cupcakes is an engaging pastime for adults and children alike, and cupcake enthusiasts are always looking for different themes, an easy way to decorate, and the perfect finishing touch. With such a wide array of sprinkles and glitter for cupcake decoration, the possibilities are endless.

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Picking the theme for your cupcakes is usually easier than figuring out how to display them. Your sprinkles and glitter are going to be the first things that catch peoples’ eyes, so you must choose them wisely.

Holiday themes are popular, and there is an abundance of multi-shaped sprinkles for each one, such as Yankee Traders’ pink, red, and white hearts for Valentine’s Day or an anniversary, orWilton’s Six-mix Easter Assortment with pastel glitters and confetti, along with bunny- and egg- shaped sprinkles.

Pick one or more base colors for your frosting and figure out a complimentary color of glitter to use. Choose a shaped sprinkle for the different colors of frosting and glitter that will stand out well. You do not have to do these steps in order; you can choose the sprinkles first, and then choose the frosting and glitter combinations that will compliment them best.

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For example, for Halloween, you may decide that you want to have bat, pumpkin, and skeleton cupcakes. You search and find CK Products Halloween decorating sprinkles for your pumpkins,Wilton’s Bone Sprinkles for your skeletons, and black bat sprinkles from Confectionary House. CK Products also has a wide range of glitter colors for your backgrounds.

For your pumpkins, you want a background that resembles fallen autumn leaves. Because you want the orange pumpkin sprinkles to stand out, a background of yellow and red is ideal. This can be done with either red glitter with yellow frosting or red and yellow glitter with brown frosting. To add to the effect, use autumn leaf-shaped sprinkles from Confectionary House. To make your pumpkin sprinkles stick to your frosting better, mix glitter into the frosting. Thus, some frosting is left on the surface for the sprinkles to adhere, and the glitter does not get all over your counter. This is not only an easy way to decorate, but also gives the frosting an interesting texture.

The bats will stick out and look at home on a surface that resembles a full moon in the night sky. Mix orange frosting with yellow glitter, or vice-versa, and spread that in the center of your cupcake. Stick bat sprinkles to the moon in the middle and pipe black icing around the outside of the moon to make it look like it’s hanging in the sky. For the perfect finishing touch, mix some silver glitter into the black icing for a starry night.

You can also use this method of piping icing around frosting as a “catch” for glitter and sprinkles by making the icing taller than the frosting so the toppings cannot slide or bounce off the rounded cupcake top. This is an easy way to decorate with young children, who are usually less concerned with a professionally finished product and more concerned with getting as many colorful and sweet treats onto their cupcake as possible.Wilton’s Halloween four pack of “Test Tube Sprinkles” would be a good addition to a cupcake decorating party for young children.

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To have your skeleton cupcakes stand out, use green and purple frosting and glitter. As long as you don’t use a white background, your bone sprinkles will show up great. You can arrange the bones in any way you like: in the shape of a hand, a stick figure, or just sprinkled around. The shape of a hand is especially effective, as if a skeleton is about to pick up the cupcake.

These easy decorating methods can be used for all sorts of different themes. With sprinkles in many shapes and sizes supplying the personality and glitters adding color, texture, and sparkle to your frostings and icings, your cupcakes will be a hit for any occasion!

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Cupcake Recipes and Fresh Eggs

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Use Fresh Eggs

If you have ever watched a TV chef, then you already know that one advice you have heard over and over again was to use fresh ingredients. Right behind the skill level of a chef, freshness of a product is the next piece of the puzzle that can be the difference between good and great.

This concern for fresh product may be the single biggest difference between people who create a masterpiece and those who create a simple meal. The reason fresh ingredients are more important is fresh ingredients tend to mix, cook, and taste better. Since you are talking about eating, taste should be a concern; therefore, freshness should always be at the forefront of your mind. When making cupcakes, the difference between good and great are in the ingredients, so make sure you are using the freshest and the best available.

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How to Read an Egg Carton
When it comes to most baking recipes, the freshness of the eggs is a factor, and the best place to start is by understanding how to read the package to make sure you are buying the freshest eggs possible.

If you look at the bottom of the carton, you will find three pieces of information. First, you will see the sell-by date, which tells you when the eggs will be pulled from the shelf and can no longer be sold. Below that, you will see a three digit number that is the day the eggs were placed in the carton. If this number is 001, for example, then the eggs were put in the carton on January first, since that is the first day of the year. Next to that there is a code that tells you where the eggs were processed; you have to look this information up online.

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Difference Between White and Browns Eggs
The difference between the colors of the eggs is simply determined by the color of the chicken that laid the eggs and the type of feed the chicken ate. There is no difference in nutritional value between the different colors. The difference in prices is due to the fact that chickens that lay brown eggs are larger and require more feed as a result.

Determining the Freshness of an Egg
If you want to verify the freshness of the eggs you buy, the simple test is to place the eggs in a deep bowl of water. If an egg is fresh, the egg will sink to the bottom and just lay there. Stale eggs will float. This occurs because fresh eggs contain a large amount of carbon dioxide, which dissipates over time as the eggs become less fresh.

The next time you make cupcakes, remember: the fresher the ingredients, the better your dessert will taste. So grab some fresh eggs from the store and get baking!

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Cupcake recipes – Difference between Baking Soda and Baking Powder

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Cupcake recipes – What Is the Difference between Baking Soda and Baking Powder?

They look almost exactly the same – baking soda and baking powder. Unfortunately, these two ingredients are not easily interchangeable. In fact, they can be the difference between a baked masterpiece of fluffy goodness and a dud.

Baking soda is the one people are most familiar with. Earliest memories probably include papier mache volcanoes for the third grade science fair. Because of its ability to produce carbon dioxide when mixed with the right acidic substances, baking soda is the ingredient that creates amazing, bubbling explosions with some help from vinegar. This phenomenon is the reason that your batter mix becomes bubbly when you add ingredients like milk or sugar. Baking powder also contains sodium bicarbonate, but has an additional component that makes it more suitable for certain recipes.

Baking soda is also an effective, natural cleaning agent. First, it is non-toxic, which makes it an appropriate option for families with children. It is also cheap and, therefore, economical while still being extremely efficient. The components within the ingredient allow it to easily neutralize and dissolve agents. These characteristics make baking soda a great deodorizer and effective in removing gunk, such as oven grease.

Baking soda tends to become less stable at high temperatures so is not a good candidate for all baked goods. It is more commonly used in treats, such as pancakes or cookies, which only require a short amount of time in the heat. Recipes for cakes or non-yeast breads require baking powder instead, which is able to handle the high temperatures and still deliver great results.

In addition to sodium bicarbonate, baking powder also contains cream of tartar as well as sodium aluminum sulfate. In addition, baking powder comprises of cornstarch to delay the reaction until a liquid is added to the batter. This component produces different results as well as flavors. When a cake bakes, the sodium bicarbonate in the powder is used up first. The cream of tartar then functions as a second leavening agent to finish the job.

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In some cases, it is possible to substitute baking soda with baking powder. However, additional powder will need to be added to achieve the same effect. Baking powder cannot be replaced by baking soda, particularly in recipes that must be baked for a long period of time.

The differences between these two components make one or the other more suitable for various baking recipes. In order to achieve the perfect amount of fluffiness, texture, and flavor, make certain you are using the correct ingredient.

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Fresh Fruit in Cupcake Recipes

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The Importance of Fresh Fruit in Cupcake Recipes

The importance of fresh fruit in cupcake recipes cannot be stressed enough. It impacts the flavor of your cupcakes and, more importantly, can affect the health of the people who enjoy your cupcakes. Checking the freshness of fruits is relatively simple. You need to use your senses and a few basic rules. In essence, the juiciness of a fruit can be determined by how it looks, feels and smells.

The appearance of a fruit is very important. You should always check the color. A lighter color usually indicates un-ripened or incompletely ripened fruit. Darker color normally indicates an older fruit. Mold usually appears as a gray, brown, or dark patch. You should also search for brown or black spots that indicate overly ripened fruit. The presence of insects on or in the fruit is a definite indication of spoilage and should consequently be avoided.

Smell the fruit. A pungent or a moldy smell means old or overly ripened fruit. Mature fruit has a fresh and aromatic smell. Experience should tell you whether a fruit smells right or not. How the fruit feels is also a great indicator of freshness.

Fres fruit decorated cupcakesMost fruits are picked unripe. The fruits are stored in containers that promote ripening during shipping. Some fruits, like bananas, are stored in a bag that contains a naturally occurring gas that promotes the ripening of the fruit during shipment.

Most fruit has a label that indicates shipping date, harvest date, or the date the fruit was put on the ship. You need to ask your grocer to explain what the label code means so you can pick the freshest fruit.

Although rare, it is possible that disease-causing bacteria in fruit could remain alive in your cupcakes. This possibility can be avoided by noting the appearance, feel, and origin of the fruit you plan to use in your cupcakes. Your senses are the best tool you have to pick the freshest fruit.

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Safe fruit storage depends on the fruit. Some fruits should be stored in the refrigerator to prevent over-ripening. Many should be stored in the open air to allow them to reach their peak. Avoid areas where insects could get to the fruit. Excess heat should be avoided because it may cause spoilage.

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Children Friendly Cupcake Baking Tools

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Cupcake baking is an excellent way to spend quality time with children.

A kitchen filled with warmth, aroma and harmony makes it a part of cherished memories, with colors and flavors adding magic to the occasion.

Baking gives kids an opportunity to learn important skills. In measuring they learn fractions, while cutting helps them with division. The oven buzzer can teach units of time. Mistakes made in measurements or a skipped step leading to disappointment can prove to be useful in teaching the virtues of patience and precision. Reading recipes can help develop and sharpen vocabulary and comprehension. It arouses kids’ curiosity and scientific interest when they wonder about such things as “What makes a cake rise?”. Finally, kids learn to organize and follow through with an entire project.

Safety Precautions
It’s important to emphasize safety facts without making kids feel overburdened or scared. Take special care around knives and stoves. Young children should not be allowed to handle sharp objects or to use burners and ovens. You can explain how to check if burners and ovens are turned on or off as you work. Also remember to turn pan handles away from the edge of the stove to avoid accidents.

Even older children must have adult supervision when using knives. You could replace a metal knife for a plastic one since it’s safer and easier for a kid to handle a plastic knife. Working with heat may cause burns. Ensure that mittens and potholders are used when handling hot surfaces.

Hygiene in the kitchen is a basic prerequisite that a child should learn. Wash hands with soap and water before and after finishing the baking project. Keep your hands thoroughly dry so as not to lose your grip while handling utensils. Minimize sticky messes by spreading newspapers on tables and countertops. Wear an apron. Small children can wear your old T-shirt over clothing. Cleaning as you go sets a good example for the kids.

Basic Baking Tools for getting started

  • Cups for measuring dry ingredients
  • Glass cups for measuring liquid ingredients
  • Measuring spoons
  • Spatulas, either rubber or plastic
  • Wooden spoons
  • An egg beater
  • Metal/glass bowls for mixing
  • Cupcake holders made of silicon.
  • Tray to hold cupcakes
  • Decorator bags/steel tubes

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Keep the project simple yet exciting. Assign your kid a job suitable to his/her abilities. Be generous with showering praises after completion of the project. Have appropriate expectations and ensure that each baking experience is positive by using cupcake baking tools and safety tips. In a baking set for children, look for safety compliance, oven and dishwasher safe silicon holders, and BPA-free plastics that are age appropriate.

 

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Vanilla cupcake recipes

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Vanilla cupcakes – Vanilla is one of the most loved flavors in cupcake recipes

Vanilla cupcake recipes are very popular. Vanilla is one of the most loved flavors, and among the most used by bakers for everything from cupcake to frosting, ice cream, cookies, and more. When you purchase vanilla at the store, did you know there are actually different kinds of vanilla? Most people don’t give much thought to the differences in vanilla on the shelves, but there is a big difference between real vanilla and imitation vanilla when it comes to flavor.

Vanilla cupcakes on a cupcake standThe two types of vanilla you will usually see, vanilla essence and vanilla extract, are both forms of vanilla (in some countries). When you look at the bottle, you will see that vanillin is the primary active ingredient in both types of vanilla. Vanillin can be found in other products also, such as coffee, wine, maple syrup, and even olive oil. Real vanillin that is used in vanilla flavoring comes from the vanilla pod or vanilla bean, but there is also an artificial vanillin that is made from wood or coal byproducts.

However, real vanilla beans contain more than just vanillin, although that is the most easily identifiable flavor, which is why real vanilla beans taste so much better than vanilla flavorings. That’s why buying real vanilla is so important if you want to give your food the real vanilla flavor that everyone loves.

Now that you know what makes vanilla so yummy in cupcake recipes, what is the difference between vanilla essence and vanilla extract? Vanilla essence, also called real vanilla, comes from a vanilla bean and is made of vanilla and real sugar along with alcohol to keep it liquid.

Woman is eating vanilla cupcakesVanilla essence is a very simple product that doesn’t have much in it other than vanilla and sugar. On the other hand, vanilla extract is a mix of vanilla pod extract and caramel (or brown sugar) along with alcohol. In other words, both vanilla essence and vanilla extract contain essentially the same ingredients as long as you purchase them in a pure form, although many bakers feel that vanilla extract gives a stronger flavor.

Vanilla essence is in some countries a chemically produced vanilla flavoring. Terms can vary between countries so read always the label.

The more important difference to look for is this – the difference between real vanilla and imitation vanilla. You will see imitation vanilla essence and imitation vanilla extract, and in both cases, you are purchasing a far lower quality product. Real vanilla has a stronger, sweeter, and more complex flavor because it is made from all natural products. Imitation vanilla will have a bitter and metallic aftertaste in most cases.

While both real and imitation vanilla can give your cupcakes a vanilla flavor, you will find that there are real differences between the two. Both vanilla essence and vanilla extract made from real vanilla will give you that real vanilla flavor, but imitation vanilla flavorings may not give you the taste you are looking for.

Depending on what you will be using vanilla in, there are some recipes that may work well with imitation vanilla, but if you will really taste the vanilla flavor in a cupcake recipe, you will want to stick with vanilla made from real vanilla beans and pods.

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Cupcake decorating with plungers and cutters

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Plungers and cutters to cut out designs are one of the simplest ways to incorporate fondant or gum paste into your cupcakes

Decorated cupcakes decorated with fondantFondant and gum paste can be used to create everything from highly realistic flowers and leaves to playful designs for children’s cupcakes, but some bakers find these types of icing a little intimidating to work with. 

One of the simplest ways to incorporate fondant or gum paste into your cupcakes is by using plungers and cutters to cut out designs from the icing.  These cutters come in a range of shapes, sizes, and designs, and can be used to make nearly anything you can imagine from fondant. 

Fondant plungers and cutters are especially useful for anyone who wants to create large numbers of cupcakes with the same design- you can cut as many pieces as you want without stopping or using a complicated cutting technique.

Essentially, a fondant or gum paste cutter is like a small cookie cutter.  It is simply pressed into fondant or gum paste to cut a certain design out of the icing.  Plunger style cutters are similar, except that when you lift the cutter, the plunger can be pressed gently to push the cut design out of the cutter for you to use on your cupcake. 

Some tools come with a design on the plunger portion which can be imprinted onto the fondant or gum paste.  You can purchase cutters and plungers in a variety of styles, ranging from simple geometric designs to elaborate borders, butterflies, and flowers. 

Cupcake recorating with plungers and cuttersOne reason that so many decorators choose plungers and cutters is for their versatility.  A single design can be used again and again, and changing the look of the design is as simple as changing fondant or gum paste colors.  After you have cut a piece of icing, you can make it even more impressive by adding a few simple touches.  For example, you can layer a small circle on top of a flower design to create a “center” for your flower.  Or, you can cut individual petals out of gum paste to make a three dimensional flower that looks almost real. 

Some bakers choose to use food coloring to “paint” the designs, creating delicate shading or fun effects on cut pieces.  You can also use the negative space on the frosting- that is, the piece that surrounds the shape you cut out- to decorate a cupcake.

Cutters and plungers have an almost endless number of uses, but the best thing about these easy to use baking tools is that they produce professional looking results faster than any other method.  Cutters and plungers for cupcake decorating are made by a number of different companies, but these are a few that are great for people who are just starting and want something they can use for many different designs:

  • Fox Run’s mini alphabet set is perfect for cupcakes, because the small size lets you add complete words and phrases to cupcakes.
  • Wilton’s Decorator Favorites lets you cut designs or press images into fondant and can create a number of beautiful elements for cakes or cupcakes.
  • Wilton’s 32-Piece Gum Paste Flower Set works on fondant or gum paste, and is one of the best selling sets available.  It includes detailed instructions, cutters in a number of sizes, and other tools to get you started.

Looking for more plungers and cutters for cupcake decorating or cupcake baking tools? Visit the webshop.

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Cupcake Makers

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Make incredible homemade cupcakes with cupcake makers

Sometimes called the “George Foreman Grill” of the pastry world, cupcake makers are one of the most fun things to happen to cupcake baking since the invention of the cupcake tin.  In less than ten minutes, you can create cupcakes, muffins, and many other snacks without ever heating up the oven.  Each one is made with a non-stick surface that is easy to clean and a power on / ready light to let you know when to start baking.  Another little bonus?  You don’t have to use butter, oil, or grease so each cupcake is just a little healthier for you.  These easy to use, portable gadgets are not only great for you, they make ideal gifts.  With cupcake making this easy, do you have any reason to miss out on a sweet treat?

There are a few tricks to using cupcake makers, but they can be used for a lot more than just cupcakes.  Most cupcake makers come with a recipe book that is full of different recipes you can use to make cupcakes, miniature pies, brownie bites, muffins, scones, and even quiche.  When cooking with cupcake makers, you will need to keep an eye on your treats because some of the reservoirs may cook a little faster or slower than others.  You can use a toothpick to test for “doneness”, and if they aren’t done you can simply close the lid and let them bake for a little longer. 

Cupcake makers come in both regular and “mini” sizes.  You can use cupcake papers or liners in either one, and it is a good idea to use them on anything sticky like brownies or cheesecakes.  You will also want to avoid using anything sharp to take your finished treats out of the cupcake maker because it can scratch the non stick finish- instead, purchase a small spatula set to help take cupcakes out of the reservoirs.  If you are ready to try a cupcake maker, the following are a few good choices.

The Bella Cucina 13465 Cupcake Maker makes seven mini cupcakes and is super easy to clean and care for.  Weighing in at a petite four pounds, the appliance can be stored away anytime you are finished with it.  The Bella Cucina 13465 is ideal for those who love to experiment with different recipes, because of its small size and the uniform and successful results it produces. 

Sunbeam FPSBCML900 Cupcake Mixer, PinkThe Sunbeam FPSBCML900 Cupcake Mixer in Pink offers a super cute way for you to create six cupcakes in just minutes.  The slightly larger footprint gives you the ability to create full size cupcakes, a nice feature for those who really enjoy cupcake decorating.  The Sunbeam Cupcake Mixer is a fun addition to gatherings such as school functions and birthday parties to allow guests to make some “do it yourself” treats. 

The fastest mini cupcake maker on the market, the Smart Planet MCM-1 Mini Cupcake Maker includes a great recipe book and is made to be usable by even young bakers (with some supervision, of course).  The standard mini-size cupcake reservoirs are a perfect match for mini-cupcake liners.  Also weighing in at just four pounds, this is an easy addition to any baker’s kitchen. 

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