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Best Classic Vanilla Cupcakes


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The Gourmandize Team

Cute little cupcakes, so easy to make and even easier to eat!

Rate this recipe 3.4/5 (130 Votes)


  • 172g Butter
  • 343g Sugar
  • 5 Eggs
  • 572g Self raising Flour
  • 2tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 235ml Milk
  • Vanilla extract


Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat the oven to Gas mark 4.

Prepare the cupcake trays with cases.

Step 2

Add the butter and sugar into a bowl and cream together.

Step 3

Add the eggs 1 at a time whilst folding in.

Step 4

Sift the flour into the mixture slowly.

Step 5

Slowly add the milk keeping the mixture smooth.

Step 6

Add the vanilla extract to taste.

Step 7

Using a tablespoon, add the mixture into the cases.

Step 8

Put on the middle shelf of the oven and cook for about 20 mins or until golden.

Step 9

Decorate as chosen, such as butter cream, icing, sprinkles, etc.

Sift the flour a few times to help make it lighter.

Fold the mixture a lot to help get air into it helping the cupcakes to be light and fluffy.

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