After the frosting has been applied to cupcakes
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stick it in the fridge for a little while. That should do the trick!
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You can also whip a little cornstarch into it.
To add onto Mrslarkin's advice: put them in the freezer if it's an extreme case. Frozen cupcakes are fun too!
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