[CnD] muffin tips?

Debbie Deatherage debbied at insightbb.com
Sat Aug 6 02:57:59 GMT 2011

Hi Alex,

I used to hate making muffins and cup cakes for the same reason.  Then I 
bought the large cookie scoop from Pampered Chef.  It is wonderful.  If you 
knows someone who sells pampered Chef I would recommend it.  I also use the 
medium scoop for cookies.  I also use the paper cup cake liners when making 

Debbie Deatherage

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alex Hall" <mehgcap at gmail.com>
To: "cookinginthedark" <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 11:40 PM
Subject: [CnD] muffin tips?

> Hi all,
> I plan on making chocolate chip pumpkin muffins tomorrow or Friday.
> This will be my first "solo" cooking attempt (though I will have a
> sighted family member who loves to cook close by for emergencies). I
> wonder if anyone has any tips for muffins? I have a recipe, one sent
> to this list in fact. I am referring to any tips for preparing,
> testing for doneness, and the like. Specifically, how do you pour
> batter into muffin tins? I tried pouring some cupcake batter a couple
> months ago, and it didn't go well (the batter went everywhere, and
> some even made it into the tin I was aiming for). However, that was
> using an ice cream scoop; this time, I plan to usone of my braille
> measuring spoons, since they have a sort of spout on the front which
> should make the batter easier to pour. If the batter turns out to be
> thick enough, I will probably just use a small, regular spoon and fill
> the tins that way. Will this work, or is there anything simpler I can
> do that you have found works well for filling muffin tins, and not
> losing half the batter to the top of the muffin pan, the table, and
> everywhere else it isn't supposed to go?
> Thanks in advance for any help, and sorry that this message is so long
> and rambling. Perhaps I should have written it tomorrow when I am more
> awake, but I wanted to get it out there as soon as I could.
> -- 
> Have a great day,
> Alex (msg sent from GMail website)
> mehgcap at gmail.com; http://www.facebook.com/mehgcap
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