Indulge your sweet tooth with these delicious vanilla cupcakes that are perfect for any occasion. These cupcakes are light, fluffy, and topped with a creamy frosting that will have everyone coming back for more. Whether it’s a birthday party or just a sweet treat for yourself, these cupcakes are sure to satisfy your cravings.

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
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup whole milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with cupcake 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 everything is well combined.
  6. Spoon the batter into the cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cupcakes to cool before frosting.
  9. Decorate with your favorite frosting and toppings.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 250 || Fat: 10g || Carbohydrates: 35g || Protein: 3g || Fiber: 1g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. These cupcakes are quick and easy to make, perfect for last-minute gatherings.
  2. The combination of vanilla and creamy frosting is a classic crowd-pleaser.
  3. They are versatile and can be customized with different frosting flavors and decorations.
  4. The cupcakes have a tender crumb and moist texture that melts in your mouth.
  5. They are a hit with both kids and adults, making them the perfect treat for any occasion.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter, as it can result in dense and tough cupcakes.
  2. Make sure your butter is softened but not melted to achieve the right texture in the cupcakes.
  3. Be careful not to overbake the cupcakes, as they can dry out quickly.
  4. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting to prevent the frosting from melting.
  5. Avoid opening the oven door too often while baking, as it can cause the cupcakes to collapse.

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