Homemade light and fluffy vanilla cupcakes recipe

Vanilla cupcakes

Who doesn’t love a homemade light and fluffy Vanilla cupcakes? These vanilla cupcakes are super easy to make yet delicious



☛1-¹/₂ cups all-purpose flour (195 grams)
☛1-¹/₂ tsp baking powder
☛²/₃ cup granulated sugar (130 grams)
☛1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
☛¹/₄ teaspoon salt
☛3 large Eggs
☛¹/₄ cup milk (60 ml)
☛¹/₂ cup unsalted butter at room temperature (113 grams)


⏩Combine the flour (sifted), baking powder and salt together and set aside Cream the butter and sugar about 4 to 5 minutes using the hand whisk until light and fluffy.
⏩Add the Eggs one at a time creaming the mixture together after each addition until everything is well incorporated.
⏩Divide the flour in two. First, add half of the flour, then the milk and then the remaining half of flour alternately starting with the flour and ending with the flour and whisking after each addition. –
⏩Please be careful not to overwhip at this point.
⏩Divide the batter evenly into the muffin pan and bake for 18 to 20 minutes or till a tester inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.


➮Have all your ingredients at room temperature when making this cake. It helps to yield a better texture of Cake.

➮Be sure to measure your ingredients accurately, otherwise, the cake will not rise or set well.

➮Line the muffin pan with Cupcake liners, it helps the cake come out easily from the pan, reduces your clean up and on a lighter note, it makes the cake prettier

➮Cupcakes are best eaten on the day they are made but if you really have to store them, put them in an airtight container and freeze them for up to 3 months
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