Celebrate your special day with these delicious birthday cupcakes that are sure to impress your guests. These moist and fluffy cupcakes are perfect for any birthday celebration!

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes | Serves: 12 cupcakes


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Frosting of your choice
  • Sprinkles for decoration


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a cupcake pan with liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk, until just combined.
  6. Fill each cupcake liner 2/3 full with the batter.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting and decorating with sprinkles.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 200 || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 3g || Fat: 8g || Saturated Fat: 5g || Cholesterol: 50mg || Sodium: 150mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 18g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  • Moist and fluffy texture
  • Easy to customize with different frosting flavors
  • Perfect for celebrating birthdays
  • Can be made in advance
  • Kid-friendly and fun to decorate

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  • Avoid overmixing the batter, as it can result in dense cupcakes
  • Be careful not to overbake the cupcakes, as they can become dry
  • Do not frost the cupcakes while they are still warm, as the frosting will melt
  • Avoid using expired baking powder, as it can affect the rise of the cupcakes
  • Make sure to cool the cupcakes completely before decorating to prevent the frosting from sliding off

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