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 Post subject: Quick vegan cupcakes question!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:03 am 
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I'm making the crimson velveteen cupcakes with cream cheese frosting from VCTOTW. Do these need to be stored in the fridge after frosting? Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Quick vegan cupcakes question!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:41 am 
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I would say they don't need to be but it couldn't hurt.

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 Post subject: Re: Quick vegan cupcakes question!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:02 pm 
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just store them in a tin or under plastic wrap at room temperature. they'll be fine for several days, maybe even a week. i find that refrigerating cake tends to make it a bit tough.

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 Post subject: Re: Quick vegan cupcakes question!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:43 pm 
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I always refrigerate my cupcakes after frosting. The trick is to let them get back up to room temp before eating.


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 Post subject: Re: Quick vegan cupcakes question!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:26 pm 
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EmperorTomatoKetchup wrote:
just store them in a tin or under plastic wrap at room temperature. they'll be fine for several days, maybe even a week. i find that refrigerating cake tends to make it a bit tough.

Yes. Store in an airtight container that will not touch and therefore remove the frosting. They will last days, if you don't eat them by then. Refrigeration negatively impacts cake texture, even after the cake comes back to room temp. Of course, if refrigerated cake is all there is, I will eat it.

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 Post subject: Re: Quick vegan cupcakes question!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:41 pm 
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I think with cream cheese frosting you should refrigerate if they are going to be out longer than a day. Or if you think they aren't going to all get eaten quickly, refrigerate them. I agree with letting them get to room temp before serving them if you can even wait that long.

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 Post subject: Re: Quick vegan cupcakes question!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:54 pm 
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I often keep the frosting and cupcake separate if the icing needs to be refrigerated. Then I have non-toxic icing and non tough cake. It's a bit of a pain but works.


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 Post subject: Re: Quick vegan cupcakes question!
PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 3:18 pm 
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I made the crimson velveteen cupcakes, the batter was very runny. They are so moist and spongy the red keeps bleeding out of the cupcakes, the bottom of them turn your hand ( and bottom of pan red). Any suggestions? They taste good but a bit too squishy, even though they are done.


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