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The Batter

Prep time 15 mins
Bake time 20 mins
Yield

Yields 12 cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

Nutritional analysis is per cupcake (cake only).