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Vanilla Cupcakes

Date Added: Jan 17, 2011 American Baking and Pastry
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Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

15 mins

Ready In

25 mins

Serving

24

*to adjust serving size click on "serving box".

Description

Great Vanilla Cupcakes, moist and delicious. This is the ultimate in cupcake recipes. Add a bit of melted chocolate to make them chocolate cupcakes. Decorate anyway you wish. (Serving size is based on 1 cupcake per person).


Ingredients

  • 1/2  Pound(s) Butter
  • 1
  • 1  Pound(s) Sugar
  • 2
  • 3  Each Eggs
  • 3
  • 1  Pound(s) Cake Flour
  • 4
  • 1  Tea Spoon(s) Baking Powder
  • 5
  • 2  Cup(s) Milk
  • 6
  • 1  Tea Spoon(s) Vanilla Extract
  • 7

Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    2. Cream butter in a mixing stand with the paddle attachment on medium high speed
    3. As the butter is creaming, gradually add sugar and vanilla extract
    4. Increase the speed to high, add eggs one at a time
    5. Once fully incorporated, scrape down sides of bowl with a rubber spatula, mix again
    6. Turn off mixer and add flour, mix on medium
    7. As it's pulling together, turn off machine, add baking powder
    8. mix on low speed for about 1 minute or until fully combined
    9. Slowly add in milk
    10. Scrape down bowl and paddle, mix again quickly on high
    11. Using an ice cream scoop, fill each paper lined cupcake mold 3/4 full with cupcake batter
    12. For normal cupcake size bake for 25 minutes, for mini cupcakes bake for 15 minutes
    13. You can tell if they're done by the touch, if they bounce back they're done

    Note: For chocolate cupcakes, add 1 cup melted semi-sweet chocolate after adding sugarĀ & before adding eggs


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