Silly Question But What Is The Size Icecream Scoop Needed...

Baking By mskavon Updated 23 Oct 2013 , 3:17am by mfeagan

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mskavon Posted 2 Mar 2011 , 5:31pm
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for jumbo cupcakes? I'm not at home right now and i have no idea what size scoops i already have at home. i just dont wanna buy the same size and not realize it!

thanks!!

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Cupcations Posted 2 Mar 2011 , 9:13pm
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Lol is there an icecream scoop that big icon_eek.gif
If so I've never seen it, I'll probably go with 3/4 full basis, sorry not that much of an answer to your question thumbsdown.gif

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leily Posted 2 Mar 2011 , 9:16pm
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It's been awhile since i've made jumbo, but i'm thinking i just used 3 scoops of the #20 (which holds about 3T).

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mskavon Posted 3 Mar 2011 , 6:32pm
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i should have been more specific. Jumbo would be the normal size (to us bakers) as compared to the smaller cupcakes (which is normal to non bakers)....does that make any sense? lol

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auzzi Posted 9 Mar 2011 , 11:10am
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Size 40. [mini cupcakes 1 ounce capacity]
Size 20..[ smaller cupcakes - 1/4 to 1/3 cup capacity]
Size 16..[ 1/3 cup capacity]
Size 12..[ 1/2 cup capacity]
Size 10..[ texas muffins - size varies]
Size 8...[ jumbo - size varies]

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MissJoyous Posted 23 Oct 2013 , 1:17am
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Hello! This is a pretty old thread but I'm just coming across it as I try to buy new scoops for 'standard' size cupcakes & minis ~ the site I was looking at has way different numbers....

 

http://www.chefs-resources.com/Scoop-DisherSizes

 

so I want to hear what I'm looking for ~ sounds like the #20 for regular... what about minis?

 

(I linked to this site earlier on CakeCentral... but all the other threads have different numbers than this list)

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mfeagan Posted 23 Oct 2013 , 2:00am
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You'll need a #50 for your minis. Look at this site...she has a great blog about disher sizes. :)

 

http://www.cupcakeproject.com/2012/08/which-scoop-size-should-you-use-to-fill.html

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MissJoyous Posted 23 Oct 2013 , 2:05am
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Thank you, I guess there are lots of opinions out there... this site above says size 24 for regular.. and the other post I saw said 60 for mini.. so confusing!

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mfeagan Posted 23 Oct 2013 , 3:17am
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Yeah I guess it depends on what company you are using. Once you find what you like, remember where you got them when you need replacements. :) I always bookmark/save to favorites the sites I purchase from. 

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