Easy Cupcake Recipe

by Ashley
(Kansas, USA)

Making cupcakes is fun and super easy to do. Try this recipe.


• 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
• 1 1/3 cups sugar
• 3 teaspoons baking powder
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 cup shortening
• 1 cup milk
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 2 large eggs

Easy Cupcake Recipe Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F (180C) degrees. Line cupcake pans with paper liners.

Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add shortening, milk, and vanilla. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed. Scrape side of bowl with a spatula.

Add eggs to the mixture. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed. Scrape bowl again. Beat on high speed for 1 minute 30 seconds until well mixed.

Spoon cupcake batter into paper liners until 1/2 to 2/3 full.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean.

Cool 5 minutes in pans then remove and place on wire racks to cool.

Once cupcakes are completely cooled, frost with your favorite frosting recipe or decorate.

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