Vanilla Cupcakes

Halloween is a the time of year for sweets and sweet things. So for next Halloween (or any other time) try these simple vanilla cupcakes.

200 g unsalted butter
1¾ cups icing sugar
1 tsp vanilla paste
4 eggs
2⅔ cups flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
1 Cup Milk
  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Line 2 muffin pans with cupcake paper cases (this should be about 24)
  2. Cream butter on high until light and Fluffy. Add sugar slowly, mixing until completely combined.
  3. Add vanilla paste and eggs one at a time, beating until well combined.
  4. Sift Flour and baking powder together. On a low speed, add a third of the flour mixture. Then half the milk. Repeat until the flour and milk are incorporated but don’t overmix.
  5. Spoon into cupcake cases and bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden and springy to the touch.
  6. Cool on a rack and then ice with a vanilla buttercream.

Vanilla Cupcakes
For our Halloween cupcakes we smashed  Romany Creams to make out dirt/gravel and Half a Tim Tam for the gravestone. 
Vanilla Cupcakes
Vanilla Cupcakes

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