Introduction: Vanilla Cupcakes With Buttercream Frosting
This is a easy way to make fluffy moist cupcakes. Its not a long and complicated process to get these delicious cupcakes and when your done you can enjoy
ingredients for cupcakes
- 2/3 cup butter softened
- 1-3/4 cups of sugar
- 2 large eggs room temperature
- 1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-1/2 cups of all- purpose flour
- 2-1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1-3/4 cups of 2% milk
Step 1: Set Up the Pans and Oven
preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and then place in 24 cupcake wrappers in a cupcake pans
Step 2: Mix Wet Ingredient + Sugar
in a large bowl, cream butter and sugar ( smash until it looks like the picture above) then add the eggs one at a time but make sure to crack it in a separate bowl so no shells get in the batter. while you add the eggs beat after each one goes in the batter. Beat in vanilla.
Step 3: Dry Ingredients
mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt
Step 4: Mix Both Bowls of Ingredients and Add Milk
Gradually add the flower in and alternate between flour and milk.
Step 5: Filling the Pan
Fill the prepared cupcake wrappers 3/4 the way and it should fill about 24 cup but if it fill less make sure to fill the unfilled spots with a little water so the bottom doesn't burn.
Step 6: When to Take It Out
It should take between 20 and 30 minutes to cook or wait until a toothpick comes out clean when you poke into the cupcake. Let cool 5 minutes in the pan and then take it out of the pan and put it on a cooling wrack to cool fully.
Step 7: Making the Frosting
- 4 cups of confectioners sugar or one 16 oz box
- 1 cup unsalted butter (soften
- 4 tablespoons of milk
- 1 -1/2 tablespoons of vanilla extract
(sorry i forgot to take a picture of this so i got one form the internet)
Step 8: Butter
In a large bowl, with an electric mixer at medium speed, beat butter until pale and creamy, about 2 minutes
( don't have a picture for this sorry)
Step 9: Add the Rest
add in the sugar beat at medium speed then when butter and sugar a mixed or its to stiff add in the vanilla and milk( if you need to add more milk add more milk)
Step 10: Fosting
When all ingredients are combined, increase the speed to medium and beat for 1 to 2 more minutes, until creamy. If desired, add more milk until frosting is spreading consistency. if you want to make it just one color mix it in i made mine blue or if you want to make it more than one color separate it.
after the cupcakes are fully cooled put the buttercream into a pastry bag with the tip of your choice I used 32. then make a swirl on the cupcakes until you get to the middle. Repeat with all cupcakes.
Step 12: Enjoy
then when your done you can save it for later or enjoy it now!