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Why are my cupcakes sticking to the cupcake liner? Is it just the fat content?

asked by thelittlefoodie about 5 years ago
3 answers 4774 views
Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 5 years ago

Most cupcake liners aren't coated so it's normal for them to stick. More fat should make them release more but the never come off clean.

added about 5 years ago

Did you just take the cupcakes out of the oven? i find that letting them sit in an airtight container (or just tightly sealed with plastic wrap) overnight softens the grip of the cake on the paper. :) Good luck!


Mrs. Larkin is a trusted source on Baking.

added about 5 years ago

I hate when that happens! I usually spray my cupcake papers and pan with a little Pam, just to make sure they won't stick as much, or at all.

Happy cupcaking!