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The World's Best Cupcake Recipe

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"The World's Best Cupcake" seems like a grand title, but that's the statement made by people that taste this recipe. Give it a try and see for yourself!

  • Hands-On Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 Hour
  • Servings: Approximately 20 Cupcakes
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Ingredients

  • FOR THE CAKE...
  • ( this works really well for any flavor! I am listing Red Velvet here, but you can easily do Chocolate or Vanilla. Just match the instant pudding flavor to the cake flavor that you choose : )
  • 1 box - Duncan Hines Red Velvet Cake Mix
  • 1 1/2 cups - Instant chocolate dry pudding mix (any brand as long as it's instant)
  • 2 cups - Water
  • 1/2 cup - Vegetable oil
  • 3/4 - cup - Egg whites
  • FOR THE FROSTING...
  • ( If you want a pre-made frosting try Duncan Hines Creamy Home-Style Cream Cheese Frosting with this. If you want an easy homemade recipe this one is delicious!)
  • 3 cups - Confectioner's Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - Heavy whipping Cream
  • 1 cup - Cream Cheese
  • 2 teaspoons - Vanilla

Baking Instructions

  1. FOR THE CAKE...
  2. Preheat the oven to 350. Pour all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and beat together until the batter is no longer lumpy. Batter will be thicker that most cake batter which is what you want. Distribute batter evenly into lined cupcake pans.
  3. Cook until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the middle of a cupcake. About 20 mins. Cool cake before frosting.
  4. FOR THE FROSTING...
  5. Pour all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and beat until everything is creamy.
  6. To thicken frosting you can add more powdered sugar until the desired consistency is reached.
  7. Cool frosting in the fridge until the cake is ready to be frosted. Have fun decorating!!!

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Tips

Sugared Paper

Sugared Paper

When i make cakes and i want to cool them off i normally take up a clean space and i line the space with white paper or waxed paper, and instead of using flour to make it not stick i use Sugar, i use either or, Granulated Or Powdered. My fave is Granulated. i never cared much for that powdery blan flour taste at the bottom of the cake so i "Sweetened the Deal"


cake pans

cake pans

If you happen to use the aluminum cake pans from the store,make sure that they are deep enough. If not, the cake may flow out of the cake pan in the baking process.





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