Nothing beats the delicious and moist fresh cupcakes but sometimes, life happens and we need to store them! However, being a cupcake expert or freak, you cannot compromise on their freshness. Therefore, we will guide you on how to freeze cupcakes and even if you are storing them, then how to keep cupcakes fresh! It seems impossible, right? Well, it isn't.
How to store cupcakes overnight?
Once the cupcakes are ready, allow them to cool down. Never try storing hot cupcakes. Put them on a wire cooling rack and let them cool down. It is best to leave them for at least an hour (do not cover them). Once they have cooled down, you have two ways when it comes to how to store cupcakes overnight. You either store them at room temperature or do you put them in the refrigerator. If you wish to put them in the fridge then you need to invest in a good storage container. Do not use aplastic one as it makes the cupcakes sticky. On the other hand, if the weather is not too hot and humid, then store the cupcakes overnight, at room temperature. We suggest that you let them be at room temperature. Put them in a container and leave them. Refrigerated cupcakes are best consumed within 24-48 hours. Also, if you are planning to make a lot of cupcakes, you should use a silicone cupcake pan giant size, so that you save yourself from the hassle of baking them in batches.
How to freeze cupcakes?
If you want to freeze cupcakes, then leave them unfrosted. A lot of people apply the frosting on their cupcakes and then freeze them; this is not the right way. If you want to follow the perfect method of how to freeze cupcakes then it is best if you leave them unfrosted. Frost them the next day or within 24 or 48 hours because that is the best lifespan your cupcakes have.
How to keep cupcakes fresh?
Now the biggest trouble in storing them, is that you want to know how to keep cupcakes fresh. For this, we would repeat that you do not apply the frosting or icing on the cupcakes. As to how to keep cupcakes fresh; you might have to put in a little effort. Once the cupcakes have cooled down, wrap them individually with cling wrap and then plan them cupcake pan or an airtight container and put them in the fridge. If the weather is great, wrap them and place them in a silicone giant cupcake pan , and put a ceramic plate on it. They will survive wonderfully throughout the night and will stay fresh too.
You know now how to freeze cupcakes and how to keep cupcakes fresh even when you are storing them overnight. Just make sure that you utilize the cupcakes within 48 hours, otherwise, their taste starts to vary.