Basic Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

Looking for an easy Basic vanilla cupcake recipe? Learn how to make Basic vanilla cupcake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by unwrappedcristel

Makes 12 servings



A simple vanilla cupcake recipe perfect for butterfly cupcakes filled with lemon curd

Recipe Ingredients for Basic vanilla cupcake

1 cup flour (SR)
1/2 cup sugar
60 g butter
2 eggs
1/4 cup skim milk
1 tsp vanilla

Recipe Directions for Basic vanilla cupcake

  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Grease or line a 12 x 1/3-cup capacity muffin pan with paper cases.

  2. Combine self raising flour and sugar in a bowl. Add butter, eggs, milk and vanilla. Using an electric hand mixer, beat mixture for 2 to 3 minutes or until well combined and pale in colour. Spoon heaped table-spoonfuls of mixture into paper cases.

  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until a skewer inserted into centre comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

  4. For butterfly cakes:

  5. using a small, sharp knife, cut a shallow disc from centre of each cake, 1cm in from edges and 1 1/2cm deep. Cut discs in half to form butterfly wings. Fill cavity of each cake with lemon curd. Arrange 'wings' in lemon curd. Sprinkle with icing sugar before serving.

Categories

Dessert, Snacks, Cocktail Party, Bake, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 36.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
119
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
42mg
14%
Sodium
41mg
2%
Potassium
31mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
16.6g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
8.7g
Protein
2.2g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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