Ok if you want to add some fun and color to the cake batter. after i finished preparing the batter i split the batter up in half. and added desired colors to the batter. make sure you use a food coloring gel. it colors better and no stains. after that pour into muffin pan any pattern you or the kiddos like. The icing i used is a store brought cream cheese icing and i simply added food coloring gel to it. the cake come out very flavorful and moist Have Fun!
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x9 inch pan or line a muffin pan with paper liners.
2.In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Finally stir in the milk until batter is smooth. Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pan.
3.Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven. Or For cupcakes, bake 20 to 25 minutes. Cake is done when it springs back to the touch.