• Vanilla Cupcakes
  • Vanilla Cupcakes
  • Vanilla Cupcakes
  • Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Tme: 20 mins
Serving: 1



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Set oven to 350 degrees F.

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  • 1Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2In a large bowl, mix together the flour with sugar, baking powder and salt until combined.
  • 3Add in the shortening cream or milk, vanilla and eggs; beat on medium speed of an electric mixer scraping the bowl constantly until just blended (the batter will be thick, if desired you may add in a few more tablespoons cream or milk).
  • 4Pour into paper-lined regular size muffin tins filling under just three-quarters full.
  • 5Bake for 20-22 minutes or until the cupcakes test done (do not overbake as they will be dry).
  • 6Immediately remove from pans.
  • 7Cool completely before frosting.

*Note* if desired 1- ½ tsp almond extract may be used instead of vanilla, for a almond flavor.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups sugar (can use 1 - ¼ cup for a less sweeter taste ,or can use ¾ cup Splenda)
  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup shortening (very soft but not melted, Crisco is best)
  • ¾ cup milk (or half and half cream)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla (or use 1- ½ teaspoons almond extract)
  • 2 large eggs