From mini muffins that you pop in your mouth one at a time to giant muffins that can take a friend’s help to finish, muffins are a great snack any time of the day. This versatile piece of bakeware comes in many sizes and the recipes are incredibly varied. You have a choice between healthy bran muffins to the delicious muffin cousin, the cupcake.
As more and more bakeries open specializing in cupcakes, one cannot ignore the chic cupcake trend that has begun so hop on the bandwagon. What was once a treat made by mom, the cupcake is now a confectionary triumph touted by many a bakery.
So, what exactly makes these cupcakes superior (or inferior) to each other? Many critics seem to agree that moisture and flavor of both the cupcake and the frosting. There are other factors that vary from person to person, but the above are overarching themes. While flavor is really up to your recipe, keeping your cupcakes from drying out can pose a problem. Keep cupcakes that you are not serving soon covered and refrigerated.
These muffin pans can be used by greasing the tin or use a liner. If you choose to line your muffin pan, use a paper or foil liner, different prints are available to make your cupcakes extra special. This will help keep the moisture in the bottom of the cupcake. This will help lock in the moisture. Be sure not to frost your cupcakes until you are just about ready to serve them. Chilling the frosting makes it much less desirable.