Golden Cupcakes

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    18

    cupcakes
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Modern Baker

The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

Cupcakes can be a little dry—since they’re so small, they’re often overbaked. But sometimes the problem lies with the recipe itself, which doesn’t produce a particularly moist cake. This recipe solves that problem completely—the baked cake is dense and moist, the perfect combination for a successful cupcake. Here I’ve used a typical cupcake icing—butter and confectioners’ sugar beaten together with just enough liquid to help dissolve the sugar, so the icing isn’t grainy textured. If you wou