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Cupcake liners folding in

post #1 of 19
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Hi. I just made cupcakes and used Wiltons cupcake liners. After a few minutes, the sides started to "fold". Why does this happen? How do I prevent it from happening again?

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Kerrie
post #2 of 19
I had that same problem recently. What I did was use two liners for each cupcake. It made the paper double thick and it didn't fold in to the weight of the batter. Once I took the baked cupcakes out of the pan the outter liner fell off and there was one attached to the cupcake. It's kind of a waste of liners, but it made the cupcakes look nicer.
post #3 of 19
How do you keep the liner design to show? It seems to dissapear when I bake cupcakes. icon_rolleyes.gif
Lyndi M.
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post #4 of 19
I commented on someone else's post early this week and just so happens I called Wilton customer service today and asked them why this keeps happening with their liners. The customer service rep could not give me an answer other than I should be using Wilton cupcake pans. Well I blew her theory out of the water and told her that I was. I told her that I had be through 3 packages (75 liners to each pack) of the Wilton white wrappers for a wedding I was doing and nearly almost all of them had folded in. All she could say was that maybe during shipping they got flattened a little bit causing them to fold. I explained that it was a waste of money to go through all of these liners not to mention my time and I could not use them for a wedding. She stated that if I kept my receipt I could send the liners back with packaging that included the UPC code and the receipt and they would refund my money.

So sorry I know this post was long and not an answer to your question. I am going to try craftynelson's suggestion.

Good Luck.
post #5 of 19
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So truc!!! I bought primary color liners with chocolate cake and you couldn't even see the colors!
post #6 of 19
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true!!!
post #7 of 19
the foil liners are my savior! u can order them in all sorts of colors on line or u can try the renadls baked for u lineers. they are super cute and there foil! fixed all my problems! icon_biggrin.gif
post #8 of 19
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durell87

Where do you get yours? Online? Can you recommend a place?
Thanks!!!
post #9 of 19
I recommend liners made by a company called Cupcake Creations. They come in tons of colors, designs and sizes. They have tart liners, cupcake, muffin, mini liners, even eclair liners. They are made of thicker paper that is GREASEPROOF so the liner design/color stays bright. You don't even have to use cupcake tins. They stand up by themselves on a cookie sheet. Honestly, these are fabulous. Google Cupcake Creations liners, you'll find tons of places to buy them. I've even seen them a few times at Marshalls, Ross and T.J. max. Globalsugarart has them too! Hope this helps!
Dora Moreno
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Dora Moreno
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post #10 of 19
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Thank you Dora. I will check them out!
post #11 of 19
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Dora,
I just went to cupcake-creations and I'm not seeing cupcake liners. Can you give me their email address so I know I'm in the right place.
Thanks!
post #12 of 19
Uh! I will never buy Wilton liners again! Some Wilton stuff is nice the other stuff is just a waste of money. Wilton liners always fold in on me! If I want plain white liners I just go to the grocery store and buy 100 of them for .79. SO much cheaper than Wilton!
post #13 of 19
I am so happy I came across this thread because I am literally in the middle of making 60 cupcakes and dealing with the same thing. However, I think I have figured out the problem. When I plop the batter into the cup, it instantly folds in every single time. I started controlling the flow of the batter and swirling it clockwise around the cup, working from the outside towards the middle. IT WORKED!!! Every single time I did this, it didn't fold in. Every time I made even the slightest mistake and let it fall too fast into the cup, it folded.
post #14 of 19
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Hmmm...interesting! I'll have to try that!
Thanks for sharing.
post #15 of 19
Sometimes my cupcake liners are "open" to wide so when I push them into the cupcake pan they fold in. Not sure if this is exactly what you're talking about. To fix this problem, before I separate any of the liners, I push the folds together and go all the way around the liners doing this. Essentially recreasing the folds. It makes them stand up straight and fit the pan better so they dont fold in on themselves when pushed into the pan. HTH
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