Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Easy Cupcake and Frosting

As a side effect of watching 2 broke girls, at 1 am I decide to bake some cupcakes and they turned out pretty good... Here the recipe, enjoy!

Vanilla Cupcakes


  • 1 cup (250 ml) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups (500 ml) granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) vanilla
  • 3 cups (750 ml) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 1-2/3 cups (400 ml) milk
  • Directions
    With small sharp knife, halve vanilla bean lengthwise (if using); scrape seeds into large bowl. Add butter and sugar; beat until fluffy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Beat in vanilla.
    Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt; stir into butter mixture alternately with milk, making 3 additions of dry ingredients and 2 of milk. Spoon into paper-lined or greased muffin cups. 
    Bake in 350ºF (180ºC) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, 20 to 22 minutes. Remove from pan; let cool on rack. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)
  • Vanilla Frosting

  • Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 to 6 tbsp milk
  • Directions
  • In a large bowl, beat butter until creamy. Beat in the confectioners' sugar, vanilla and enough milk to achieve desired consistency.