Vanilla Cupcakes
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Recipe type: Cupcakes
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Serves: 24
 
Ingredients
  • 250g butter, softened
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
  • 290g plain flour
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ cup (185ml) milk
  • CREAM CHEESE ICING
  • 115g butter, softened
  • 250g icing sugar mixture (adjust depending on how thick you want the icing)
  • 50ml sour cream
  • 50g cream cheese
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a muffin pan with 24 patty cases
  2. Cream the butter, sugar and vanilla bean paste with an electric mixer
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, and beat well
  4. Add the flour and milk in alternate batches and stir with a wooden spoon until just combined
  5. Spoon the mixture evenly among the patty cases
  6. Bake for about 15 minutes or until lightly golden and tested with a skewer
  7. Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely
  8. FOR THE ICING
  9. Beat butter and sugar until pale and creamy then add cream cheese, beat well then add sour cream. Depending on the thickness of icing you may need to add some more icing sugar
Recipe by Small Kitchen Tales at http://smallkitchentales.com/vanilla-cupcakes/