Sunday, February 12, 2012

Vanilla Cupcakes

1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
Vanilla Bean Frosting

1. Beat butter and sugar with a mixer until light and fluffy. Add in eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition. Add in vanilla. Combine flours; add to butter mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat until blended. Scoop into lightly greased muffin cups.
2. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until done. Cool 10 minutes in muffin pans; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread with frosting.

Vanilla Bean Frosting:
1 cup butter, softened
1 box powdered sugar
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp. vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract

1. Beat all ingredients with mixer until spreading consistency.

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