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Ultimate Guide To Making The Perfect Cupcake for Beginner's


Hi and welcome back to my kitchen. Cupcakes are so much fun to make but if you're new to making cupcakes it can be hard to know where to start. I get asked so many questions about my cupcakes so in this weeks video I go through tips and techniques for making and piping the perfect cupcake from start to finish.

Find out about working with your cake mixture, what cases to use, how to stop cupcake cases going greasy, how to stop your cupcake cases peeling away. The best piping nozzle to use if you're a beginner and how to pipe a classic buttercream swirl and rossette on the top of your cupcakes.

I really hope you enjoy the tutorial. Thank you so much for watching and don't forget to subscribe for more cake decorating tutorials!

★ Vanilla Cupcake Recipe:
This will make 12 vanilla cupcakes:
7oz/ 200g – Self Raising Flour
7oz/ 200g – Butter
7oz/ 200g – Caster Sugar
2 eggs
1tbsp – Vanilla Essence / Flavouring
2tbsp – Milk

Combine these for around 30 seconds or until all the ingredients are mixed through. Divide it between your cakes and bake these at 180 degrees Celsius on a normal oven setting for 23 - 25 minutes, until they are golden brown.

Vanilla Cupcake Recipe Video: https://youtu.be/otifsKKutLw
Chocolate Cupcake Recipe: https://youtu.be/NWQR-x7Cimo
Carrot Cake Cupcakes Recipe: https://youtu.be/116KxBfFpas

To make my American buttercream you will need:
12oz / 340g - Icing Sugar
6oz/ 170g  - Room Temperature Salted Butter
1.5 tbsp - Milk
1 tbsp - Vanilla Favouring (or favouring of your choice)
Vanilla Buttercream recipe video: https://youtu.be/dPV815p1eAE

1D vs 2D Piping techniques : https://youtu.be/4Klxe_QgmvE
Piping techniques #1: https://youtu.be/TPKqIScLKmk
Piping techniques #2: https://youtu.be/rlEKDyI-9yc
Russian piping tips: https://youtu.be/FrMA-2a7rK4
Pining Rainbow Cupcakes: https://youtu.be/PrvazYUBixs
Creating mini cupcakes: https://youtu.be/0NyP60y1eO4
Piping Rosette Swirls: https://youtu.be/acVfZiNBniY

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➡Tools I have used in todays video:
AEG Stand Mixer (blue version): https://amzn.to/2TY6IJa
Piping bags I use: http://amzn.to/2xqeDlM
Alternative piping bags: https://amzn.to/2WdT5dt
Wilton 1M piping tip: http://amzn.to/2zRsJyl
Wilton 2D piping tip: http://amzn.to/2xqSpQN
Wilton 1M & 2D set: https://amzn.to/3czDGqq
Raspberry Colour Splash: https://amzn.to/2XSvYF2
Cupcake Cases (similar): https://amzn.to/30cKY0O
Wilton Coupler (for smaller nozzles): https://amzn.to/3kMKdpi
Large Coupler (similar): https://amzn.to/3Bw9SbR
Cupcake / muffin tray (similar but not blue): https://amzn.to/3iFv46z

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