Vanilla Cupcakes


This is a basic cupcake but it is very delicious. You can change the colour of the buttercream adding food colouring without changing the taste. Sometimes simplicity is far better than complexity…

For 12 cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes

  • 200g flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 80g sugar
  • 10g vanilla sugar
  • 90g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 30g crème fraîche

Vanilla buttercream

  • 100g butter
  • 200g icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Some drops of food colouring if you wish to have fancy cupcakes

The cupcake

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

In a pan, make the butter melt.

In a mixing bowl, sift the flour, the baking powder. Add the melted butter, the sugar and vanilla sugar. Mix until soft and then add the eggs. Beat until the dough is smooth. Spoon the batter into cupckes case and bake for 25 minutes.

Once baked, let the cupacakes cool dowm completely before adding the icing.

How to make the vanilla buttercream?

Beat the butter and icing together. Add the milk a little bit after and the vanilla extract. If you want to give a color to your buttercream, add the food colouring.

The Vanilla Cupcake

Fill a pastry bag with the buttercream and decorate your cupcakes as you wish following your inspiration!

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