Easy Vanilla Cupcake

Basic vanilla cupcake recipe that works everytime


1. Preheat the oven to 160C for fan assisted or 180C and put cupcake paper holders into a cupcake tray.

2. Put all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix slowly ensuring their are no lumps in the mixture then mix on high for about 5 minutes so that the mkixture is light and fluffy.

3. For cupcakes with butter cream icing on top measure out 35g per cupcake case. If you are using a fondant icing that settles into the case put in 30g of mixture.

4. Bake for about 20 minutes until golden and springy to the touch.

5. Cool the cupcakes on a wire rack making sure they are totally cold before icing.

Hints 'n' Tips


1. Lemon cupcakes- add the zest of a lemon and add the juice - alternatively you can use a few drops of natural extract.

2. Coffee cupcakes- Dissolve 3tsp. of strong instant coffee in a small amount of boiling water to make a thick paste, then add by tablespoon to your batter.


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