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    * 115 gms unsalted butter, room temperature
    * 130 gms granulated sugar
    * 3 large eggs
    * 2 tsp vanilla essence
    * 195 gms All purpose flour
    * 60 ml milk
    * 1/4 tsp salt
    * 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder

 Ingredients for Vanilla Butter cream Frosting :-

    * 230g Powdered sugar( icing or confectioners Sugar)
    * 115 gms Unsalted butter,room temperature
    * 2 tsp vanilla essence
    * 2 tbsp milk
    * Assorted food color Pink (Optional)


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).Grease or line muffin cups with paper liners.

2. In an electric mixer or a hand mixer, beat the butter & sugar together, till light and fluffy ,this may take 5 minutes.

3. Add the eggs to the butter one at a time, making sure each egg is incorporated well before you add each one.

4. Once all the eggs are incorporated add the vanilla essence and beat.

5. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

6.Add the dry ingredients in 3 parts, alternating with the milk and vanilla ,beginning and ending with the flour. With each addition, beat until the ingredients are incorporated but do not over beat.

7.Carefully spoon the batter into the cupcake liners, filling them about 3/4 full and bake for about 18-20 minutes or until set and a toothpick inserted into a cupcake comes out clean.

8.  Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool. Once the cupcakes have completely cooled, frost with icing.

For the butter cream :-

1. In an electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, beat the butter until smooth and well blended.

2. Add the vanilla essence

3. With the mixer on low speed, gradually beat in the sugar.

4. Add the milk and beat on high speed until frosting is light and fluffy (about 3-4 minutes).

5. Add a little more milk or sugar, if needed. Tint the frosting with desired food color.

6.  Decorate with multi-colored Heart shaped sprinkles.

These cupcakes are perfect for Valentine's Day! Enjoy :-)

Makes 12 Cupcakes or 36 Mini cupcakes

Source:-Modern Classics Book 2. by Donna. Hay


  1. Finla said...
    Wowo they are just so beautiful looking an di love the color on the frosting.
    Abhilash Pillai said...
    marvelous cupcakes Sireesha... loved the presentation...

    Baking, I will handle it after I am a master at cooking other recipes. I will have to plan it by purhasing an oven and cooking on sundays... then... how will I visit grandparents?... how will I go outside with friends?.... endless questions...

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