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Vanilla Cupcakes That Are Delicious And Perfect For Decorating

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Do you like vanilla cupcakes? They are one of our favorite cupcakes to make. We are always on the hunt for a good Vanilla Cupcakes recipe and we found this cupcakes recipe we adapted slightly. It’s become one of our favorite cupcake recipes.

This winter we have been baking up a storm. I love to bake. And Sammie has been giving me plenty of reasons to bake cupcakes or cookies. She’s been hosting parties, game nights, and having friends over all the time. But, really I never need an excuse to get in the kitchen and bake I just enjoy it. 

I decided to share this recipe with you because I have a few cupcake decorating posts coming up. You will need vanilla cupcakes or your favorite cupcakes for decorating them. This will be the perfect cupcake recipe for adding frosting and decorations to go with your themed parties, baby showers, birthday parties, spring celebrations, or holidays.

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Vanilla Cupcakes 

Cupcakes with pink frosting and colorful sprinklesIngredients


How to make homemade vanilla cupcakes 

  1. Set out your eggs and butter (it’s better if they are not cold) 
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees  
  3. Get out your ingredients
  4. First take 1-1/3 cups flour, 1-1/4 teaspoon baking powder, and 1/2 tsp. salt and add it into a bowl. Mix with a fork. 
  5. Next in your mixing bowl or mixer add butter and sugar 
  6. Cream half a cup of butter (softened) and 1 cup of sugar together
  7. Add 2 eggs, half cup of sour cream (or Greek yogurt), and 2 teaspoons vanilla to the mixture and cream until blended
  8. Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet, creamed ingredients. 
  9. Repeat until all the flour mixture is mixed in (don’t over mix)
  10. Take a scoop and add the batter to lined cupcake pans
  11. Bake at 350 for about 15-20 minutes (watch and use a toothpick to check) Pull them out when they come clean.) Time varies by oven and altitude. A good rule of thumb is check on them the last 10 minutes of the bake time, keep checking until done) 
  12. Let cool before frosting. 


Print the cupcakes recipe

Yield: 12 cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

Cupcakes with pink frosting and colorful sprinkles

It's easy to make these vanilla cupcakes. Top them with your favorite frosting. Make them festive by adding sprinkles. 

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cup flour
  • 1-1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Set out your eggs and butter (it's better if they are not cold) to get them to room temperature
  2. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees  
  3. Get out your ingredients
  4. First take 1-1/3 cups flour, 1-1/4 teaspoon baking powder, and 1/2 tsp. salt and add it into a bowl. Mix with a fork. 
  5. Next in your mixing bowl or mixer add butter and sugar 
  6. Cream half cup of butter (softened) and 1 cup of sugar together
  7. Add 2 eggs, half cup of sour cream (or Greek yogurt) and 2 teaspoons vanilla to the mixture and cream until blended
  8. Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet, creamed ingredients. 
  9. Repeat until all the flour mixture is mixed in (don't over mix)
  10. Take a scoop and add the batter to lined cupcake pans
  11. Bake at 350 for about 15-20 minutes (watch and use a toothpick to check) Pull them out when they come clean.) Time varies by oven and altitude. A good rule of thumb is check on them the last 10 minutes of the bake time, keep checking until done) 
  12. Let cool before frosting. 

Notes

  1. Recipe credits to LiveWellBakeOften 
  2. Visit her site to grab the frosting recipe. 

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 216Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 57mgSodium 224mgCarbohydrates 28gFiber 0gSugar 17gProtein 3g
Vanilla Cupcakes recipe. This is an easy, delicious vanilla cupcake that is perfect for decorating with your favorite frosting and decorations. DearCreatives.com #vanillacupcakes #cupcakesrecipe #bakingrecipe #dearcreatives

  1. We just used a pink frosting and added sprinkles. The original recipe has a nice frosting recipe that you can use. 
  2. This vanilla cupcake will be able to hold up to all your frosting and decorating needs. 
  3. We double the recipe for larger groups but, to keep the integrity of the recipe makes one batch at a time. 

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