Vanilla Cupcakes With Buttercream Frosting
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Vanilla Cupcakes With Buttercream Frosting

A classic recipe you'll go back to again and again. Moist vanilla cake and sweet buttercream frosting perfect for birthdays!

24
cupcakes
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cupcakes

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 tablespoon vanilla

1 cup milk

Frosting

4 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1 1/2 cups Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 to 2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1 tablespoon vanilla

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 24 muffin pan cups; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt in bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Beat sugar and 1 cup butter in another bowl at medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until creamy. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Add 1 tablespoon vanilla; mix well. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating at low speed after each addition, just until mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Divide batter evenly among paper baking cups. Bake 16-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes in pans, remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine powdered sugar, 1 1/2 cups butter and 1/8 teaspoon salt in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add half & half and 1 tablespoon vanilla; continue beating until smooth. Frost cupcakes as desired.

Nutrition

380Calories
20Fat (mg)
85Cholesterol (mg)
240Sodium (mg)
47Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  May 30, 2016

This recipe is magnificent It is easy and fun for both kids and adults. It has a delicious combination of flavor and beauty. They are great for parties and just to snack on. It is an inspiring website that just keeps on giving awesome!

— says Nancy
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