Dry Cupcakes While Cooling??

Baking By jessieb578 Updated 25 Aug 2008 , 1:36pm by Tellis12

jessieb578 Posted 15 Aug 2008 , 2:48pm
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So I made cupcakes last night - basic recipe doctored mix, extra egg, pudding, milk instead of water and when the cupcakes were cooking, they got dry on top!

The inside was nice and moist, but the outside was dry and they weren't even cool yet for me to put icing on.

Any ideas?

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jammjenks Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 5:53pm
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I don't know what icing you're using, but the oil from most buttercreams would fix that little problem right up.

Tellis12 Posted 25 Aug 2008 , 1:36pm
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April is probably right; the bc should help that. But if you're still worried about it, brush on a bit of simple syrup before you ice them and that should take care of the dryness completely.

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