The Batter


Yields 12 cupcakes

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6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup milk


Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 20 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.

2. Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar at medium-high speed until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Add vanilla, baking powder and salt at low speed. Blend in 1/2 of flour, then milk, then remaining flour until just combined.

3. Spoon batter into prepared cups. Bake until a tester inserted into middle of a cupcake comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Let cool completely before decorating.

Created date

February 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 176
Fat 7 g
Satfat 4 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 25 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 52 mg
Sodium 97 mg