Vanilla Cupcakes

These cupcakes are light  and moist and  are especially delicious  when served with  our fantastic  frosting .  The batter is quick and easy and they only take a few minutes to cook so it is easy to make multiple batches to serve at parties or a single tray to have as a nughty indulgence.


Preparation time: 

Yield: 12 cupcakes



  • 1 Cup of flour.
  • 1/4 Cup of Corn starch.
  • 1 tsp of baking powder.
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda.
  • 1/2 tsp of salt.
  • 2 large free range eggs
  • 3/4 cup of caster sugar
  • 2 tsp of quality vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil



  • Preheat  oven to 350°F ( 180° C)
  • Sift the flours, baking powder, baking soda, and salt  together in a bowl.
  • Beat two eggs together for  2 - 3 minutes at a medium speed in your mixer.
  • Add sugar, vanilla extract, and oil to the bowl and mix for 3 minutes.
  • Add flour and buttermilk and mix until the mixture becomes a smooth thin batter
  • Pour the batter into a cupcake pan lined with cupcake liners.
  • bake for approximately 10 - 15 minutes until a skewer comes out clean
  • Allow to cool and then top with your favourite frosting.






Rob Galloway







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