Converting mini cupcakes to regular cupcakes

I see a lot of recipes for mini cupcakes. I don't have a mini cupcake pan, though, and don't feel like wasting the money or the storage space on one. Is there a standard conversion I can use in figuring out how much longer to bake these recipes at if I'm making regular cupcakes versus the mini ones?

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Allison P
Allison P December 8, 2012

I'm no expert but I would just watch them closely and maybe lower the temperature?

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Allison T December 8, 2012

Usually when you're converting from regular to mini cupcakes, you reduce the cooking time by half. To convert from mini to regular, i would add half of the suggested time and check from there. For example, if it says to bake mini cupcakes for 10 minutes, add five minutes for a total of 15 minutes. Look for a moist crumb and you (and the cupcakes) should be golden!

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