Indulge in these delicious and easy-to-make cupcakes that are perfect for any occasion. Whether it’s a birthday party or a simple dessert craving, these cupcakes will surely satisfy your sweet tooth. The light and fluffy texture paired with the creamy frosting make these cupcakes a crowd favorite. Plus, they are a fun treat to bake with kids!

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 sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • For frosting:
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
    • 2 cups powdered sugar
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 2-3 tbsp milk
    • Food coloring (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) 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 together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in the eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk. Mix until just combined.
  5. Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.
  6. For the frosting, beat the softened butter until creamy. Slowly add in the powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and milk until desired consistency is reached. Add food coloring if desired.
  7. Pipe or spread the frosting onto the cooled cupcakes and decorate as desired. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 250 || Fat: 12g || Carbohydrates: 34g || Protein: 3g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  • The cupcakes are moist and flavorful
  • The frosting is creamy and not too sweet
  • They are easy to make and perfect for any occasion
  • You can customize the frosting with different colors and sprinkles
  • They are great for baking with kids and decorating together

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  • Avoid overmixing the batter, as it can lead to dense cupcakes
  • Make sure the butter is softened but not melted for the best texture
  • Do not overfill the cupcake liners, as they may overflow while baking
  • Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting to prevent melting
  • Be mindful of the baking time to avoid overbaking and drying out the cupcakes

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