Here are some general guidelines for adjusting baking times for larger or smaller cupcakes. Adjust the baking time.
Most cupcake recipes usually bake for about 15 to 20 minutes so if youre not sure if your math is right err on the side of caution and start with a shorter baking time like 15 minutes.
How long to cook cupcakes. Check your minis at 9 or 10 minutes with a toothpick and bake longer as needed. Open your oven and using potholders rotate the pan 180 degrees. When cupcakes have cooled use a small round cutter or the wide end of a decorating tip to cut out the center of each cupcake about two thirds of the way down.
Place the mini cupcake pan in the preheated oven and bake the cupcakes for 10 minutes. Transfer the cupcakes to a wire rack to cool and repeat with the remaining batter. Bake cupcakes in a preheated oven according to your recipe or the cake mix package directions.
If a standard cupcake takes between 20 and 25 minutes to bake then it takes half the baking time for your miniature cupcakes. Storing and freezing cupcakes. Most 2 12 inch cupcakes bake at 350f for 15 to 22 minutes.
This means your cupcakes could be finished between 10 and 15 minutes. If you prefer to rely on the baking temperature provided in your standard cupcake recipe then consider lowering the baking time. With cupcakes as with life there are no guarantees.
While most cupcakes take about 15 20 minutes to bake most mini cupcakes take from 9 14 minutes or so to reach donenss. Bake the cupcakes for 12 to 15 minutes or until cupcakes are golden. And ive been.
Bake the cupcakes for about 5 minutes longer or until the tops are firm to the touch. Insert a toothpick in the center of a cupcake and hold it there for a second before pulling it out. Your cupcakes are done baking when a wooden toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean with no crumbs on it.
If theres any wet batter on the toothpick continue baking for a few more minutes. If needed store the cupcakes up to 1 full day at room temperature or freeze wrapped well until ready to use defrost at room temperature. This post is part of my cooking 101 series.
For more cupcake tutorials be sure to also check out cupcakes 102. These tips will hopefully help you bake beautiful delicious cupcakes but much of baking is experimentation. If the toothpick comes out clean or a couple of crumbs stick to the toothpick theyre done.
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