vanilla cupcakes

cupcakes – ideal for picnics and parties. there are so many things you can do with a cupcake. it’s important to start with the basics, and from there, you can expand your creative ideas.

serves 24

cakes

unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 cup (180 g)
sugar 1 1/2 cups (360 g)
large eggs 5
cake flour 2 1/2 cups (600 g)
baking powder 2 tsp
salt 1 pinch
milk 1 cup (240 g)
vanilla extract 1 tablespoon

  • preheat oven 350 F (175 C)
  • beat the butter and sugar until well combined
  • add the eggs one at a time, beat well continuously
  • sift the the flour, baking powder and salt into the butter mixture, mix well
  • add the milk and vanilla, mix until smooth
  • spoon the batter into the molds lined with cupcake liners until 3/4 full
  • bake for 20 min
  • use a toothpick to test. it should come out clean when the cakes are done
  • cool the cupcakes in the tins

frosting

unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup (120 g)
icing sugar 3 cups (720 g)
milk 6 tbsp
vanilla extract 1 tsp

  • beat the butter until fluffy
  • add half of the icing sugar, beat until fluffy
  • pour in the milk and vanilla
  • gradually add the remaining icing sugar, beat until the frosting is fluffy
  • pipe or spread the frosting on the cupcakes
beat the butter and sugar well until smooth

beat the butter and sugar until smooth

spoon the batter into the tins lined with cupcake liners

spoon the batter into the tins lined with cupcake liners

besides the cupcakes, we are baking a small cake with the same batter

besides the cupcakes, we are baking a small cake with the same batter

fun-sized cupcakes! irresistible <3

fun-sized cupcakes! irresistible ❤

commentaries:

priscilla:

cupcakes, one of the girls’ favourite. be creative and add different flavours and ingredients like chocolate, nuts, green tea powder, berries…

have fun!

have fun!

jun:

i don’t have anything to add cause i’m not a fan of cupcakes…

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