What's A 1:1 Ratio Of Frosting To Cupcakes/cake?

Decorating By justangelinaxo Updated 13 Apr 2013 , 12:51am by Annabakescakes

justangelinaxo Posted 12 Apr 2013 , 11:49pm
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AI know this question might seem stupid, but I really don't know what's a 1:1 ratio of frosting to cake (or more specifically cupcakes, which I am baking today) and a recipe from Brown Eyed Baker says that. I just got my first ever KitchenAid (a gorgeous Raspberry Ice model) and this is my first recipe using it! Please help? Thanks so much I really appreciate it! xo The recipe—http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2010/08/13/mocha-cupcakes-with-espresso-buttercream-frosting/

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kblickster Posted 12 Apr 2013 , 11:56pm
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She means that she tries to have an equal amount of frosting to the amount of cake.  See how much frosting she has on her cupcakes.  It's about the same size swirl as the size of the cupcake.

Annabakescakes Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 12:51am
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AIn my opinion, that is way too much icing! Way, WAY too much!

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