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Old 09-11-2006, 03:36 PM   #1
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Exclamation Help, I'm a muffin failure

I'm desperately trying to cook muffins, but everytime they are perfect on top, but have a soggy bottom....Why? PLease HELP!!!


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Old 09-11-2006, 03:40 PM   #2
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Here's a quick thought -
when you take the muffins out of the oven, do you cool them in their pan?
I like to bake them in muffin papers, so I can take them out as soon as possible. I've always thought this helped keep my muffins from going soggy.

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Old 09-11-2006, 03:45 PM   #3
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jkath is right. You need to let them cool only a few minutes in the pan, then get them out of there onto a cooling rack to let the air circulate around them.
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Old 10-10-2006, 11:23 AM   #4
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my muffin problems

I always make my muffins in muffin papers too, but they always stick to the paper and I end up losing half my muffin! I take them out of the pan just a minute or two after I take them out of the oven...
I just stick them on a dinner plate, would it really make a difference if I put them on a wire cooling rack??
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Old 10-10-2006, 11:29 AM   #5
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Yes, a cooling rack is so much better than on a plate!! I learned this the hard way too.
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Old 10-10-2006, 12:58 PM   #6
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maybe your temperature is too hot?
so it burns on top?
do you have an oven thermometer?
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Old 10-10-2006, 02:40 PM   #7
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Are you preheating your oven before putting in the cupcakes?

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