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Simple Vanilla Cupcakes

Simple Vanilla Cupcakes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time

15-20 mins

Soft moist simple vanilla cupcakes recipe is a must try for all those who enjoy and want to start making their own cupcakes at home. This is a basic cupcake recipe and is versatile for any frosting you wish to apply.
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Source:  Chef Tahira Mateen in Kam Kharch Bala Nasheen on ARY Zauq TV Channel
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  • Sugar 1/2 cup
  • Butter 1/2 cup
  • Eggs 3
  • Plain flour 1 cup
  • Baking powder 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Milk 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla essance 1 tsp

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Cooking Directions

  1. Whisk butter and sugar together until light anf fluffy.

  2. In a bowl add all dry ingredients and mix.

  3. Gradually add 1 tbs of flour at a time into the butter and sugar batter, along with 1 egg at a time so that the egg does not split.

  4. Add milk and vanilla essence and whisk.

  5. Place cupcakes in a cupcake/muffin try.

  6. Add spoonfuls of the batter in to each cupcake case.

  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 180c for 15-20 mins.

  8. Take out and cool on a wire rack.

  9. Apply Butter frosting and decorate.

  10. Note: in any empty cupcake moulds you can half fill with water, this will keep the cupcakes moist.

  11. Note: you can substitute 1 tbsp of cocoa powder for 1 tbsp of plain flour and make chocolate cupcakes instead.

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Comments posted by users for Simple Vanilla Cupcakes recipe:

  1. Wat if i add oil instead of butter?

    on Aug 26 2014 8:48AM Report Abuse AMINA
  2. can i know about the purpose of water and how do we do it ??btw i like this recipe :)

    on Sep 9 2011 12:16PM Report Abuse HAMIDA
  3. i have personally try this iits so yummy and i really love it. as you know that old is gold but never mind new is nics recipie keep it up.please make chocolate muffins with yummy vanila icecream.

    on Dec 15 2010 6:35AM Report Abuse SAREEMA AHMAD

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