Lucky Vanilla Cupcakes

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Lucky Vanilla Cupcakes

  • Servings: 18
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Ingredients: 

  • 2 1/4 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup salted butter
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp vanilla
  • food coloring

For the icing:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • food coloring

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Whisk together flour and baking powder.
  3. Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl.
  4. Beat together eggs and vanilla and add to sugar mixture
  5. Mix food coloring and milk.
  6. Alternately add flour mix and milk until combined. Batter will be thick and creamy–be careful not to over-mix.
  7. Pour into prepared cupcake liners and bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Let cool
  9. Meanwhile, make buttercream icing:
    1. Beat butter until fluffy.
    2. Add powdered sugar, one cup at a time.
    3. Mix milk, vanilla, and food coloring
    4. Add to butter and sugar.
  10. Decorate and enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Cake Whiz & Wine & Glue
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