Vanilla Cupcakes
Recipe type: Dessert
Skip the boxed mix and make delicious vanilla cupcakes from scratch! This recipe makes 24 cupcakes.
  • 3 cups sifted cake flour
  • 3.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1⅓ cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Place cupcake liners in one 24 count or two 12 count cupcake pans.
  3. Cream butter then slowly add sugar until fluffy in stand mixer with whisk attachment.
  4. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  5. Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt in separate bowl.
  6. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  7. Fill cupcake liners ⅔ full and bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  8. Cool completely in wire rack before frosting and decorating.
Recipe by Moms & Munchkins at