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Best Bakery-Style Vanilla Cupcakes

Best Bakery-Style Vanilla Cupcakes that are so easy to make at home. Perfect for parties, holidays & all celebrations. Better than anything you can buy! YUM!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24
Author Gina Kleinworth

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter - room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups self-rising flour
  • 4 large eggs - room temperature
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line muffin tins with cupcake wrappers - set aside.
  • In a large mixer bowl, cream the butter at medium speed until smooth.
  • Add the sugar & beat until light & fluffy (about 3 minutes).
  • Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Gradually add the flours, milk & vanilla- stir in slowly until moist & then beat well.
  • Spoon the batter into muffin cups about 3/4 full.
  • Bake until the tops of the cupcakes springs back when lightly touched, 22 to 25 minutes. Remove cupcakes from the pans and cool on a rack before adding a frosting of choice.