Why Is My Cupcake Top Coming Off So Easy?

Baking By cmom Updated 15 Nov 2011 , 1:57pm by Lovelyladylibra

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cmom Posted 14 Nov 2011 , 1:49pm
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So I made these delicious Stout beer, malted milk ball cupcakes and I can't figure out why the tops keep coming off when I unwrap them. I made the cake part with Cacao Barry dutch process cocoa powder which was mixed with boiling water and the beer which was boiled as well. The cake was moist and had a nice crumb to it so it would have been great if the tops didn't separate. The frosting was fairly heavy because it has malted milk powder, cocoa powder and the confec. sugar. Any idea why this would happen????

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sewsugarqueen Posted 14 Nov 2011 , 3:43pm
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I'd like to know as well because I've had that problem only with my chocolate cupcakes off and on. the top comes right off when I am taking cupcakes from pan. Any food scientists out there? I'm sure it has to do with the ratio of some ingredients.

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Lovelyladylibra Posted 15 Nov 2011 , 1:57pm
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maybe too much sugar

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