Perfect Vanilla cupcakes

1
Carrie B

By
@CarrieBear

Recipe by Glorious Treats

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 c
    cake flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2
    eggs
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    cooking oil (vegetable, canola or extra light olive oil)
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • IF YOU DONT HAVE BUTTERMILK *TIP -(OR 1/2 CUP MILK PLUS 1/2 TEASPOON WHITE VINEGAR OR LEMON JUICE- ADD ACID TO THE MILK THEN SET ASIDE FOR 5 MINUTES BEFORE USING)

How to Make Perfect Vanilla cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Directions-
    * Preheat oven to 350*F.
    * In a medium bowl, add cake flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir together with whisk, and set aside.
    * In the bowl of an electric mixer, add eggs and beat 10-20 seconds. Add sugar and continue to beat on medium speed about 30 seconds. Add vanilla and oil, beat.
    * Reduce mixer speed to low and slowly add about half of the flour mixture. Add half of the milk, then the rest of the flour and the rest of the milk. Beat until just combined. Scrap down the side of the bowl.
    * The batter will be thin. Pour batter into a muffin pan prepared with paper liners. Fill liners about 2/3 full.
    * Bake cupcakes in pre-heated oven for 12-14 minutes.
    * Cool in pan 1-2 minutes, then remove cupcakes from pan (carefully) and finish cooling on a wire rack.
  2. * Feel free to use this recipe for a cake as well. The recipe above will work for a 6" cake. Double the recipe for an 8" or 9" cake.
  3. * A note about Cake Flour- Cake Flour has a lower protein content than traditional all-purpose flour, which results in a more tender, delicate crumb in the finished product. If you can not find or access cake flour, feel free to substitute as necessary, but your results will vary from the original recipe

Printable Recipe Card

About Perfect Vanilla cupcakes




Show 6 Comments & Reviews

19 Recipes for Girl’s Night

19 Recipes for Girl’s Night


Oh, we’ll tell you what you want – what you really really want! These girl’s night approved recipes are going to be a hit at your next get together. Full of flavor, these easy appetizers and finger foods are sure to go perfectly with the night’s cocktail of choice. Whether you’re watching The Bachelor, spending […]

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails


What better way to relax at the end of the day than to make a refreshing cocktail and take a few moments to yourself? We all know summertime can be busy. We may not be able to do this every day, but at least once a week I try to. It helps me clear my […]