Any tips on using simple syrup bottles or instrument suggestions to avoid sticky trays and waste of the syrup? We have a large scale cupcake shop but the cupcakes are getting sticky around the wrappers and we like to really get a good amount of syrup on the cupcakes so brushing and spraying isn’t the approach we like to use...
also on the same topic besides a cake leveler which is too big and a serrated knife if we have to shave off tops of over 700 cupcakes a day how do you recommend the fastest and best route to shaving the top to get to the spongy layer of cake is? The knife seems to take hours..
what about using an idea from a meat tenderizer -- some meat tenderizers are made up of a lot of nail type pokers that you can squish onto the meat/cake or whatever -- https://www.webstaurantstore.com/48-blade-meat-tenderizer/80890010.html
or you could rig something up to the size of your cupcake pans -- pound some food safe nails in round formations on some kind of board you can press into the top of the cupcakes -- can zap a ton of them at once -- place as many across as the size of your pans so it won't be too unwieldy -- would speed things up -- but would have to avoid the build up of cake goo too --
after watching a few professional bakers on tv apply a simply syrup wash of about 200 or more cupcakes at a time, I decided to try their method. It's works well on my 2 dozen cuppies with a small bowl and a small silicone pastry brush. dip the silicone brush into the bowl of simple syrup & brush on to the tops of the cupcakes.
like this baker does: https://iambaker.net/red-velvet-mousse-with-raspberry-vanilla-cupcakes/