How To Frost Cupcakes That Are Too Sticky

Decorating By sassiegal Updated 26 Oct 2008 , 8:13pm by maurerba

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sassiegal Posted 26 Oct 2008 , 6:49pm
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I made cupcakes last night and cooled them. I then stored them---first mistake---in an airtight they are too sticky to frost.

What do I do?

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jammjenks Posted 26 Oct 2008 , 7:52pm
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How do you want them to look? Wouldn't you be able to just frost them in a swirl using a star tip of some size?

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missmikey Posted 26 Oct 2008 , 8:08pm
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That's what I would do. Use a big star tip and make a pretty swirly on top. It is way faster to frost them that way too.

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maurerba Posted 26 Oct 2008 , 8:13pm
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I would let them "dry out" a little. I tried to make a cupcake bouquet once with sticky cupcakes. I put it together and piped the frosting on. Several hours later when I walked back into the kitchen the fosting had slipped off of most of the edge cupcakes. But, if you are just going to let them sit flat you should be OK, and they will be nice and moist! icon_smile.gif

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