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Yellow Cupcakes

 Yellow Cupcakes
Nothing is better than homemade cupcakes. They are so delicious and fluffy. Choose whatever frosting you want to top these treats.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
22-24 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling


  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • Frosting of your choice


  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar
  • until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after
  • each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and
  • salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well
  • after each addition.
  • Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake 15-20 minutes
  • or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10
  • minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Frost cupcakes. Yield: 22-24 cupcakes.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cupcake (calculated without frosting) equals 163 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 138 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.