Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting 1

School finally closed for 2 months. 2 months!! Looking forward to the days ahead…..

Vanilla Cupcake with Buttercream Frosting
Makes 12 mini and 6 regular muffins

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
¼ cup butter
½ cup milk
1 tsp vanilla essence
½ tsp nutmeg grated
1 egg

¼ cup butter
1 ½ cups icing sugar
1-2 tbsp milk or cream

Sift flour and baking powder. Add salt and nutmeg powder.
Cream butter and sugar.
Add egg and vanilla and beat well.
Add flour alternately with milk at low speed in 3-4 additions.
Fill ¾ th of muffin pan and bake in a preheated oven at 150 degree Celsius for 10-12 mins for mini muffins and 15-20 mins for regular muffins.
Cool on a wire rack.

Beat butter well. Add 1 cup icing sugar and mix well. Add 1 tbsp of milk or cream.
Add more icing sugar or cream to get the required consistency.
I used the exact amount mentioned and frosted only the mini cupcakes.

Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

Cool on a wire rack or steel sieve, otherwise moisture will form at the base.
Can be baked as a cake.
Add nuts or chocolate chips for variation.


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