Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes
  • 18 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:20 Cooking
  • 0:35 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • 1/2 cups
    (125 mL)

    all purpose flour

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (125 mL)

    baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    Salt

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    butter, soft

  • 3/4 cup
    (190 mL)

    sugar

  • 2

    eggs

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    vanilla extract

  • 3/4 cup
    (190 mL)

    milk

  • icing:

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    butter

  • 3 cups
    (750 mL)

    icing sugar

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    vanilla extract

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a large bowl. Blend dry ingredients.

In another bowl, beat butter and sugar with an electric beater until light and fluffy.

Add eggs one by one, then vanilla beating continuously.

Mix in dry ingredients, alternately with milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.

Line mini-muffin tins with paper cups. Fill paper cups 3/4 full with batter.

Bake for 12 to 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.

Cool on a rack.

Icing

In a bowl, mix all ingredients together.

Add icing sugar if necessary.

When cupcakes are completely cooled, ice them.

Source: Metro