Vanilla Cupcakes


For Cupcakes:

1 1/4 cup plain flour/ all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
2 large eggs
1/2 cup (125 gm) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/4 cup milk
1/2- 3/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla essence

For Icing:

50 gm butter, softened
1-1 1/2 cup icing sugar
1 tbsp milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract/essence


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a bowl, sift all purpose flour, baking powder and salt together and keep it aside.
  3. Beat eggs in another bowl and add  milk and vanilla essence and beat till it becomes very fluffy and keep it aside.
  4. In a large bowl, add butter and sugar and mix well till sugar is dissolved and the mixture is creamy.
  5. Mix in the egg- milk mixture little by little to the butter mixture (step 3 to step 4) and then add the flour mixture (step 2) and stir well until it becomes smooth . Do not overmix.
  6. Divide the batter into prepared muffin pan. Bake them for 15-20 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted comes out clean. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
  7. To make icing, cream the butter with an electric mixer for about 2-3 minutes. Using low speed , mix in the icing sugar, milk and vanilla essence and beat until creamy and fluffy.
  8. Pipe or swirl the icing onto cooled cupcakes and sprinkle with coloured sugar or sprinkles…



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