One box cake mix makes 24 cupcakes.
Preheat the oven 10 to 15 minutes prior to baking.
Bake cupcakes at 350.
It takes about 21 to 26 minutes for regular-sized cupcakes and about 10 minutes for mini-cupcakes
Bake cupcakes in paper or foil liners.
Use shiny rather than dark pans for baking.
Invest in an oven thermometer and check to make sure your oven is baking at the correct temperature.
Use a toothpick to test for doneness. Insert the toothpick into the center of the cupcake if the toothpick comes out clean, it's done and if cake sticks, bake a little longer.
Cool cupcakes in pan 10 to 15 minutes, then turn out on rack to cool completely.
Cupcakes are best consumed the day they are baked.
You can freeze unfrosted cupcakes for two months.