is there a way to get perfectly flat cupcakes??
Under fill your cup cake pan/ line small ramekins will cupcake liners, and under fill/ cut off the muffin tops.
Barbara is a trusted source on General Cooking.
you could skip the leavening (baking powder and/or soda) but I don't recommend it. I think that's why there are special cake pans for such things.
you can always trim the tops to be level with the cupcake liners, as i'd assume you'll be topping them with something if you want them flat. (Why do you want them flat?)
You have to cut off the top to make them flat. If there were a trick to perfectly risen, yet still flat-topped cakes I'm pretty sure bakers would be using it to cut out the rather tricky step of trimming later on.
Spend quality time with The Cairo Kitchen.
The Cairo Kitchen
Boost your Bagel
Fire up the grill.
Dipped Walnut Tongs
Portable picnic snacks.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Sign up for our useful, inspired emails and we'll
give you everything you need to eat and live better—including
recipes, how-tos, and exclusives and great gift ideas from our
kitchen and home shop.