How Can I Make Moist, Fluffy Bakery-Style Cupcakes?

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Q: We have cupcake stores popping up in the community. Their cupcakes are really good — moist! But at $5 to $6 a cupcake, that's steep!

What do I need to do so my cupcakes are just as fluffy and moist?

Sent by Cheryl

Editor: Cheryl, I think that a big part of the answer is simply finding the right cupcake recipe. Here are two recipes, vanilla and chocolate, that I think are amazing:

Chocolate and Vanilla: Two New Favorite Cupcake Recipes

Readers, do you have thoughts for Cheryl on making that perfect cupcake?

 

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