Very Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

Very Vanilla Cupcakes
Very Vanilla Cupcakes
Very vanilla cupcakes with a very luxurious texture.

Cupcake recipe

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Cake ingredients

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • ⅔ c caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ¼ c self rising flour
  • ½ c milk

Frosting ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 to 4 c powdered sugar
  • ¼ c milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 12 capacity muffin tin or line the holes with paper cases.
  2. Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla together in a large bowl. Beat until the mixture is pale and creamy.
  3. Add one egg at a time to the butter mixture and beat for about a minute for each.
  4. Add about half of the flour and stir or beat it in gently.
  5. Add about half the milk and stir or beat in gently until just combined.
  6. Repeat with the remaining flour and milk ensuring to not over beat the mixture.
  7. Pour the mixture evenly among the prepared tins.
  8. Bake for 17 to 20 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  9. To make the frosting, cream the butter until it is smooth and creamy.
  10. Add 3 cups of the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla to the butter and mix until light and fluffy.
  11. If necessary, add more of the remaining powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency.
  12. Pipe the frosting onto the fully cooled cupcakes and decorate as desired.