The Best Vanilla Birthday Cupcake Recipe
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Best Vanilla Birthday Cupcakes

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword birthday, Cupcakes, vanilla
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 258kcal
Author Candi Elm

Ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ts Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/2 cup cake flour
  • 1 ts baking powder
  • 1/2 ts salt
  • 1/2 cup of whole milk
  • FROSTING
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter softened
  • 3 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/2 ts salt
  • 1 ts Vanilla Extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pan with cupcake liners
  • In electric mixer, cream butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  • In Medium bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Alternate Dry mix into butter mixture and alternate with milk.
  • Scrape bowl and mix again. Just until smooth. The longer you mix the tougher the cupcake.
  • Bake 18 - 22 minutes just until cakes bounce back when touched. Do no over bake.
  • Take out of oven and leave in pan 5 minutes and remove from pan.
  • Mix butter, sugar one cup at a time, salt and Vanilla. Beat 3 - 5 minutes.
  • Frost and decorate when cupcakes are cool.
  • I used a piping bag and Wilton 1 M tip.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 211mg | Potassium: 81mg | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0.3mg