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Should cupcake liners be sprayed with nonstick cooking spray?

asked by XXX-XXX-2148 over 5 years ago
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sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 5 years ago

No, there is no need to spray them. The wrappers will peel away once the cupcake is cooled without any cooking spray.The only time you oil or spray them is if you are not using liners just like you would a cake.

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added over 5 years ago

I guess I'm a little OCD. I always spray my cupcake/muffin pan first so the cupcake/muffin tops don't stick to the pan. Then I insert the liners, and spray the liners lightly also, just to make sure the papers peel away nicely. Same goes for my cake pans...grease the pan, insert parchment, grease the parchment.

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added over 5 years ago

I have found that the unbleached [brown] liners don't need any spray, but the pastel ones need a little spritz inside or the cupcake is difficult to remove from the liner sometimes. The spray has built up a little on my pans so I don't spray before putting in the liners like mrslarkin does (to keep the "tops" from sticking to the pan itself) but I would probably do what mrslarkin does if my pans were new.

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added about 2 years ago

I dont think so. < a href="http://food52.com/hotline...">There are better options like greasing the cup or using parchment paper .

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added about 2 years ago

I dont think so. There are better options like greasing the cup or using parchment paper .

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Nancy

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

added about 2 years ago

Technically, no. But they are often easier to peel off the muffin/cupcake if yes they are sprayed before baking.

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added about 2 years ago

I'm not into cooking that much. But my mom runs a cookie shop. I've seen her paper packing the cupcake mould before she puts the cake mixture into it. She even greases it well with butter or ghee. She usually relies on box packaging service from Toronto.