Yellow Cupcakes Recipe

Yellow Cupcakes Recipe

A true classic cupcake that stands the test of time. Buttery yellow cake is perfect for after-school snacks, weekend desserts or any occasion that calls for a treat. Pairs perfectly with your favorite flavor of frosting for easy decorating.
  • 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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