Best Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

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Best Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

Moist vanilla cupcakes topped with melt in your mouth vanilla buttercream will be all the talk at your next cupcake party. So simple and easy no one will believe you made them from scratch in less than 30 minutes.

Best ever vanilla cupcakes recipe with vanilla buttercream frosting. Perfect celebration cupcakes.
The BEST Vanilla Cupcake Recipe with vanilla buttercream frosting. Vanilla cupcakes from scratch in less than 30 minutes

This is one of the best cupcakes you can eat on its own. Personally, I need no frosting at all. I can eat this with a cup of tea just like a little tea cake. This recipe makes only 12 but it can be doubled or more easily. Just change the number of cupcakes in the servings below and the recipe card will automatically calculate the recipe for you.

Don’t forget to try my BEST EVER Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe with vanilla buttercream frosting as well.

Tools

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”B00063ULMI” locale=”US” tag=”vesarofca-20″]Stand Mixer[/easyazon_link] or [easyazon_link identifier=”B003922L12″ locale=”US” tag=”vesarofca-20″]Hand Mixer[/easyazon_link]
  • [easyazon_link identifier=”B072WKYZS6″ locale=”US” tag=”vesarofca-20″]8-inch Round Cake Pan[/easyazon_link] or[easyazon_link identifier=”B000F741W6″ locale=”US” tag=”vesarofca-20″]7-inch Square Cake Pan[/easyazon_link]
  • [easyazon_link identifier=”B00008W70J” locale=”US” tag=”vesarofca-20″]Muffin Pan[/easyazon_link]
  • [easyazon_link identifier=”B000CC1ECE” locale=”US” tag=”vesarofca-20″]Mixing Bowl[/easyazon_link]
  • [easyazon_link identifier=”B00004OCNS” locale=”US” tag=”vesarofca-20″]Whisk[/easyazon_link]
  • [easyazon_link identifier=”B078JQ4K5Y” locale=”US” tag=”vesarofca-20″]Baking Tray[/easyazon_link]

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Best ever vanilla cupcakes recipe with vanilla buttercream frosting. Perfect celebration cupcakes.
The BEST Vanilla Cupcake Recipe with vanilla buttercream frosting. Vanilla cupcakes from scratch in less than 30 minutes
Best EVER Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting that just melts in the mouth.

Best Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

5 from 1 vote
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 17 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Calories: 279kcal
Adjust Servings Here: 12 Cupcakes

Description

Moist vanilla cupcakes topped with melt in your mouth vanilla buttercream will be all the talk at your next cupcake party. So simple and easy no one will believe you made them from scratch in less than 30 minutes. 

Ingredients 

For the Cupcakes

  • 128 grams (1.02 cups) All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Egg large
  • 60 ml (0.27 cups) Cooking Oil
  • 110 grams (0.5 cups) Brown Sugar
  • 30 ml (30 ml) buttermilk
  • 1 tsp (1 tsp) Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp (0.5 tsp) Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp (1 tsp) Vanilla Extract

For the Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

  • 114 grams (0.5 cups) Unsalted Butter
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Cream
  • 250 grams (2.08 cups) Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (0.25 tsp) Salt
  • 1 tsp (1 tsp) Vanilla Extract
ADJUST SERVINGS HERE - 12 Cupcakes

Instructions

For the Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven at 170C / 340 F 
  • Combine Wet ingredients in one bowl
  • Combine dry ingredients in the second bowl
  • Combine wet and dry ingredients together until a smooth batter is formed.
  • Divide between 12 cupcakes liners in a muffin pan
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. 
  • Cool completely on a baking rack before you frost

For the vanilla buttercream frosting

  • Cream butter until smooth
  • Add salt and vanilla to the butter and combine well.
  • Add half powdered sugar with one tablespoon of fresh cream. 
  • Add the remaining powdered sugar and fresh cream - combine well.
  • Once all the powder sugar is combined.
    Continue to whip for two full minutes until the buttercream is light and fluffy.

Frost cupcakes

  • Place buttercream in a piping bag with a piping nozzle. 
  • Pipe a swirl or pattern on the cupcakes.
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information
Nutrition Facts
Best Vanilla Cupcake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 279 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 117mg5%
Potassium 123mg4%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 295IU6%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

The nutrition information and metric conversion are calculated automatically. I cannot guarantee its accuracy. If this data is important to you please verify with your trusted nutrition calculator. Thank you

Keywords - cupcakes, Moist, Vanilla
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