Cupcake & Muffin Size Chart for Bakers & Bakery Clients

Apr 22, 2021

Welcome to Cardinal Cake Company, your ultimate destination for all your baking needs. As a professional bakery, we understand the importance of getting the right size for your cupcakes and muffins. That's why we've created this comprehensive size chart to assist both bakers and bakery clients in selecting the perfect size for their culinary masterpieces.

Why Size Matters

The size of cupcakes and muffins can greatly impact their overall presentation and taste. Choosing the appropriate size ensures that they bake evenly and retain their shape, while also allowing for easy decoration. Whether you're baking for a special occasion or for your bakery, finding the right size is crucial to achieving the desired outcome.

Exploring Cupcake Sizes

When it comes to cupcakes, the size options are varied. Below, we've outlined the most commonly used sizes along with their corresponding measurements:

Standard Cupcakes

  • Medium: Diameter - 2 inches, Height - 1.25 inches
  • Large: Diameter - 2.75 inches, Height - 1.75 inches
  • Extra Large: Diameter - 3.25 inches, Height - 2 inches

Mini Cupcakes

  • Teacake: Diameter - 1 inch, Height - 1 inch
  • Petite: Diameter - 1.5 inches, Height - 1 inch
  • Small: Diameter - 1.75 inches, Height - 1.25 inches

Remember, these are just the standard sizes, and you can always experiment and customize your cupcakes according to your preferences. The key is to ensure that the size you choose matches the occasion and serving needs.

Muffin Size Options

Muffins also come in a range of sizes. Here are the most popular options:

Standard Muffins

  • Regular: Diameter - 2.75 inches, Height - 1.25 inches
  • Large: Diameter - 3.5 inches, Height - 1.75 inches
  • Jumbo: Diameter - 4 inches, Height - 2.5 inches

Mini Muffins

  • Small: Diameter - 1.75 inches, Height - 1 inch
  • Micro: Diameter - 1 inch, Height - 0.75 inches

Choosing the right size for your muffins allows them to bake evenly and ensures that they are not overly dense or undercooked. Adjust the size based on your preferred muffin texture and the baking time you desire.

Considerations for Bakery Clients

If you're a bakery client, it's essential to communicate your desired cupcake or muffin size to the bakers accurately. This will help them understand your vision and deliver the perfect end product. Knowing which size from our chart aligns with your expectations will enable a smoother ordering process and ultimately result in a more satisfying experience for both you and your customers.

At Cardinal Cake Company, we pride ourselves on offering a wide selection of cupcake and muffin sizes to cater to the diverse needs of our clients. From standard to mini options, we have the perfect size for every occasion.


Choosing the right size for your cupcakes and muffins is crucial for achieving excellent results. Our comprehensive size chart provides bakers and bakery clients with the necessary information to make informed decisions. Remember to consider factors such as serving size, occasion, and personal preference when selecting the ideal size for your baking projects.

Trust Cardinal Cake Company to provide you with the highest quality ingredients and accessories for all your baking endeavors. Visit our website today and place your order, ensuring that your cupcakes and muffins turn out perfectly sized every time!

Tedi Setiadi
I found this chart to be incredibly helpful! It's always been a challenge for me to determine the right size for my cupcakes and muffins. With this chart, I can finally make sure they're the perfect size every time. Thanks, Cardinal Cake Company!
Nov 11, 2023
As a home baker, this chart is so useful for ensuring consistent sizing in my baked goods. Thanks for putting this together!
Oct 26, 2023
Mike Matheeuwsen
Informative and helpful.
Oct 8, 2023
Carolyn Little
This size chart will definitely streamline the ordering process for our bakery. It's clear and informative.
Mar 25, 2023
Glauco Filho
I love how this size chart caters to different preferences, from mini to jumbo sizes. It's a comprehensive guide for bakers.
Oct 7, 2022
Brandon Bower
The detailed size chart makes it easier for me to communicate with clients about the size options. Really helpful resource!
Aug 27, 2022
Daniel Neal
Using this size chart, I can now confidently advise my customers on the best size options for their events. Thanks for the resource!
Mar 16, 2022
Marlon Moore
I appreciate the effort that went into creating this size chart. It's valuable for both professional bakers and baking enthusiasts.
Jan 20, 2022
Madelon Spekman
Thanks for sharing this helpful size chart! It's great to have a reference guide for cupcake and muffin sizes.
Oct 23, 2021
Leon Gorman
The visuals on the size chart are particularly helpful. It's a quick reference for choosing the perfect cupcake or muffin size.
Sep 28, 2021
As a bakery client, I find this size chart very beneficial. It helps me make informed choices when placing orders.
Sep 21, 2021
Peggy Doherty
This is such a handy tool for bakers and clients alike. It's great to see a bakery providing such valuable information.
Jun 2, 2021