Sweet Vanilla Cupcakes

Sweet Vanilla Cupcakes

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Marianne 327

"This recipe started with a newspaper article and ended up with some of my changes. I have made these into mini-cupcakes, too, with a yield of about 35. These are just too good not to share with a few of my friends on Allrecipes!"
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12 servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare muffin pan with liners.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Mix milk and vanilla in a separate cup.
  4. Cream butter and then add sugar a little at a time. Mix until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in the eggs one at a time until light and fluffy.
  6. Add flour mixture and milk mixture alternately, starting with flour mixture and ending with flour mixture until fully--but not overly--mixed.
  7. Fill muffin papers 3/4 cup full. Bake for 18-20 minutes until top springs back lightly when touched.


There are some things that never go out of style and a good vanilla cupcake is one of them. Recipes for these abound, but a good one is not so easy to come by. This is all you'd hope for - a lig...

This recipe is wonderful. I followed the recipe exact. I got twelve perfect cupcakes. I made these yesterday and ALL are gone. My boys just loved them. (And I'll tell you, my husband swears he d...

unbelievably delicious! I enjoyed them so much i had 6....(yes,i know thats unhealthy,but i couldn't help it ;) I added a tsp of vanilla to give it more flavor and it turned out wonderfully. On...

I make this recipe at least once a month. Thanks Marianne for such a great recipe. It's honestly one of my most requested cupcakes. This time I made for a U of O alumni. Go Ducks! In order to ge...

These are very tasty! They came out perfectly and very light and fluffy. I made the recipe as written except I used vanilla butternut instead of plain vanilla extract. I made cinnamon coffee fro...

very light and fluffy. almost taste like a soft pound cake.

I am not a fan of cake, period. I make these cupcakes all the time and love them. I find myself looking for excuses to make them. I like them as is without frosting. But homemade chocolate f...

YUM! What a moist, simple, delicious cupcake. I have been looking for a white cupcake that does not taste like eggs as I feel most white cake recipes I have tried do. This is perfect and will ...

These didn't turn out good for me. Had a very off texture. Maybe it was because I used vanilla bean paste but either way I won't be making again.