The Perfect Cupcake Recipe (using a mix)

The Perfect Cupcake Recipe using a mix. This is my all time favorite, go to “recipe” for cupcakes. You can use this “trick” to make a box cake mix taste like “from scratch”

Perfect Cupcake Recipe using a mix is my all time favorite, go to recipe for cupcakes. You can use this trick to make a box cake mix taste like scratch.

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If you follow this Perfect Cupcake Recipe using a mix, you will be amazed that your batter is nice and thick and creamy – not thin and runny like it is when you follow the box instructions.

TIP: When filling cupcake papers – use an ice cream scooper! – One scoop is just the right amount per cupcake!

I recommend for making perfect cupcakes:

 

 

I use this cupcake recipe 99% of the time when I make cakes and cupcakes and I always get lots of compliments!

*Because I get so many emails asking…….YES you can use this to make a cake too! Cupcakes are just mini cakes. 😉

Perfect Cupcake Recipe using a mix

Ingredients:

  • 1 box mix (any flavor*) – but get the good kind, Duncan Hines or Betty Crocker
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup of water

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350° and line muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, eggs, butter and water using an electric mixer on low for one minute, then mix on high for one minute.
  3. Divide batter evenly into cupcake liners, filling each two thirds full.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes and cool completely.

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