Cups Of Batter Per Dozen?

Baking By SSGirly Updated 18 Jan 2011 , 2:16am by auzzi

SSGirly Posted 17 Jan 2011 , 3:31pm
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Does anyone know approximately how many cups of batter will make 12 cupcakes?

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leily Posted 17 Jan 2011 , 6:11pm
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it depends on how much batter you put in your cupcakes and what size cupcakes you're making.

I use a #20 scoop for my standard cupcakes which is about 3T. So i need 36 Tablespoons for one dozen which comes out to right about 2-1/4 cups of batter (plus a little more just becuase you don't always get everything out of the bowl.


auzzi Posted 18 Jan 2011 , 2:16am
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How much batter depends on how big the cup is: how full you are going to fill it: and what cake recipe you are using:

Generally speaking -

Half cup size filled with minimum 1/3 cup batter x 12 = 4 cups batter total

Third cup size filled with minimum 1/4 cup batter x 12 = 3 cups batter total

Mini size [1 ounce] filled with minimum 1 tablespoon [4 teaspoons is better] x 24 = 1 1/2 cups batter batter total

Lots of times it is all personal choice, and what you think looks good for your cupcakes ..

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