Party Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes

  • on July 17, 2014
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photo 3mVanilla Cupcakes (Serves 24):


  • 1 1/2 cup self rising flour
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 24 cupcake tins with liners.  In a small bowl combine both flours and set aside. In a large bowl, cream butter until smooth with an electric mixer on medium speed.  Add the sugar gradually and beat until fluffy, about 3 minutes.  Add the eggs one at a time and beat well.  Divide the dry ingredients into 3 parts and mix them in, alternating with the milk and vanilla.  Fill the batter into cupcake liners until ¾ full.  Bake for 20-25 minutes, then let them sit in the cupcake pans for 15 minutes once removed from the oven.

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 6 – 8 cups confectioners sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


In a large bowl place the butter, 4 cups of sugar, milk, and vanilla extract. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until creamy and smooth.  Add the remaining sugar 1 cup at a time, beating until smooth.  Add the sugar until the icing is a good spreading consistency, you may not need all of the sugar.

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