Yield
3 dozen

We generously frosted 2 dozen cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting. Freeze any extra unfrosted cupcakes.

How to Make It

Step 1

Beat shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.

Step 2

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to shortening mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in extracts. Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin pans, filling them half full.

Step 3

Bake at 375° for 20 minutes. Remove and cool on wire racks. Spread with Brown Sugar Frosting.

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