Very Vanilla Cupcakes

If you only ever have one cupcake recipe, these Very Vanilla Cupcakes should be the one! It is a perfect basic go to cupcake recipe that can be used for all occasions and virtually everyone will like it’s simple flavour!

Very Vanilla Cupcake Recipe
Yields 12
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Cook Time
25 min
Cook Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 175g Soft Butter (Stork)
  2. 175g Caster Sugar
  3. 10ml Vanilla Extract
  4. 3x Medium Eggs
  5. 175g Self-Raising Flour
  6. 500g Fondant Icing Sugar
  7. 250g Unsalted Butter (softened)
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325° F / 160° C / 140° Fan / Gas 3.
  2. Line a muffin tin with 12 large muffin sized cupcake cases.
  3. Cream together the butter and sugar until pale and creamy.
  4. Slowly add the beaten eggs.
  5. Add 5ml of the vanilla and mix well.
  6. Finally add the flour and mix thoroughly until smooth.
  7. Carefully spoon the batter into the cases.
  8. Bake for around 25 minutes or until the sponge springs back when pressed lightly.
  9. Remove from the tin and leave to cool on a wire rack.
  10. Mix together the icing sugar and the remaining 5ml of vanilla.
  11. Then add the softened butter and mix together until creamy and lump free.
  12. Once the cakes are cool pipe a swirl of frosting onto each cake.
Sarah Sibley http://www.sarahsibley.com/


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