Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

Vanilla is anything but boring with this sweet, fluffy vanilla cupcake recipe. Made using cake flour and plenty of vanilla extract, this easy cupcake recipe is sure to hit the spot for everyday baking and special treats. Pair with your favorite flavor of buttercream for a classic delight.
  • Skill LevelBeginner
    Amount24 cupcakes


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  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line 2 12-cup muffin pans with baking cups.
  2. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  3. In second large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and vanilla; mix well. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Continue beating one minute. Divide evenly into prepared cups.
  4. Bake 19-23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pan on cooling grid 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely. Ice cooled cupcakes with buttercream icing.


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