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Golden Cupcakes

Yield 1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 3 cups Vanilla Buttercream (right)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 412
  • fat 26 g
  • satfat 16 g
  • protein 4 g
  • carbohydrate 41 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • cholesterol 105 mg
  • sodium 169 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with liners; set aside.

  2. Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar at medium-high speed until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each. Mix in vanilla, baking powder and salt at low speed. Mix in half of flour; add milk and remaining flour; mix at low speed until smooth.

  3. Spoon batter into prepared cups. Bake until a cake tester comes out clean, 20 minutes. Let pan cool.

  4. Frost with buttercream and decorate as desired.