for ROSE’S heavenly CAKES: Hungarian Jancsi Torta (page 279):
1- i am baking cupcakes on silicone star molds. in my opinion, sponge cakes without baking powder bake well on any size pans. i spray silicone pans generously with baking spray with flour. when i need to brush the convolutions, so the spray reaches evenly, i spray again.
2- the best way to fill cupcake pans is using a large piping bag fitted with a large plain tip:
3- this cake requires beating the yolks and the whites separately. rather than purchasing a second mixer bowl, i use a second mixer. it is much faster: