Monday, November 10, 2014

National Vanilla Cup Cake Day (and recipe!)

Today is National Vanilla Cupcake Day! You don't have to have a special occasion or reason to bake and enjoy cupcakes, especially today! What is your favorite Vanilla Cupcake recipe? Here is a Vanilla cupcake recipe for you to try, courtesy of Budgetbeans3 on

You'll Need:
1/2 cup softened butter
3/4 to 1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 Tsp salt
2/3 cup milk

Preheat your oven to 350*F.
Mix butter, sugar, vanilla, milk and eggs together and mix until it is creamy and all chucks have broken up. In a separate bowl, mix together all of the dry ingredients.

Slowly mix that into your main bowl until everything is nicely blended together. Pour your batter into your cup cake liners in the pan and set your timer for 20-24 minutes

While your cupcakes cook get the ingredients you will need for your frosting.

3 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup softened butter
1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1-2 tablespoons milk

Mix in your powdered sugar, butter and vanilla together. Stir in 1 tablespoon of milk with this and gradually add more until your frosting has the constancy that you are looking for. The less milk you use the thicker your frosting will be consequently the more milk you use the thinner your frosting will be.

Once your cupcakes come out of the oven let them cool for a few minutes then frost them. Don’t hesitate to decorate them with candies or sprinkles.

What is your favorite Vanilla Cupcake Recipe?  Let me know and you may see your recipe here, on Not Just Another Southern Gal's blog!!

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