Vanilla CupCake

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Vanilla CupCake


10g/4oz butter or stork margarine, softened
110g/ 4oz caster sugar or vanilla sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
110g /4oz self-raising flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2-3 tbsp milk


Preheat the oven to 170 C / Gas 3.

1.In a large bowl add in butter and sugar beat for 5 minutes until light and fluffy.
2.Add in the vanilla and the eggs mix in until smooth and evenly mixed.
3.Add the flour and mix until it is smooth, do not over mix the batter. Then Pour into cupcake cases.
4.Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes. They will be perfect when they spring back.
Leave on a cooling rack for 30 minutes or until cool, then decorate.


For the buttercream icing

140g/5oz butter, softened
280g/10oz icing sugar
1-2 tbsp milk
a few drops food colouring

Prep Time: 15 hours, 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 hours, 30 minutes
Total Time: 25 hours, 50 minutes
Number of Servings: 8
Yield: 8 cupcakes
Style: American

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