The Best Vanilla Birthday Cupcake Recipe
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5 from 1 vote

Best Vanilla Birthday Cupcakes

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: birthday, Cupcakes, vanilla
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