Vanila Cupcakes


I tried a new recipe for vanilla cupcake and it  is SUPER soft and the frosting is butter+cream cheese which is absolutely yummy. Recipe is so versatile. It can be the base recipe for cookies and cream cupcakes, strawberry cupcakes and lots more. 


Vanilla Cupcakes
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Serves: 24
For the cupcakes
  • ¾ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2⅔ cups Self raising flour
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the frosting
  • 0.5 cup butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-3 cups icing sugar (Start with 2 cups and taste as you go along)
For the cupcakes
  1. Beat butter until softened. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until well combined.
  3. Measure out the milk and vanilla and stir to combine.
  4. Add about a third of the flour and beat to combine.
  5. Mix in half of the milk/vanilla and beat to combine. Continue adding, alternating between dry and wet and finishing with the dry.
  6. Scoop batter into cupcake cups about ⅔’s full. Turn oven down to 350 degrees and bake cupcakes for about 22-25 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  7. Keep aside to cool while making the frosting.
For the cream cheese frosting
  1. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter at medium speed until creamy.
  2. Add the cream cheese and beat until combined.
  3. Mix in vanilla extract and 2 cups of icing sugar and beat till light.
  4. Add more powdered sugar to arrive at the consistency and sweetness you like.
  5. Frost Cupcakes as desire.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 6590 Fat: 324g Saturated fat: 195g Unsaturated fat: 99g Trans fat: 9g Carbohydrates: 867g Sugar: 612g Sodium: 5231mg Fiber: 9g Protein: 67g Cholesterol: 1246mg



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