Powdered Buttermilk– for the reasons stated above, powdered buttermilk is always good to have around and it really doesn’t go bad.
A good whisk– while I would think this was a kitchen utensil everyone had, I am wrong and apparently many folks don’t own a whisk. Do yourself a favor and invest in one!
13 glass baking dish– from cakes to marinating vegetables and meat, this will be a workhorse in your kitchen!
Heavy Bottom Saucepan– not all saucepans are created equal and ones with a heavy bottom will distribute heat more evenly and prevent scorching, especially when you are simmering sugary things like peanut butter and marshmallows.
Replace the oil in the recipe with real butter. I know the basics and I tend to just stick with those because they work and I would much rather eat the cupcake than spend hours making it look amazing and incredible