Learn how to make Simple Vanilla Cupcakes from Scratch! Light, moist, and fluffy, these cupcakes have the perfect balance of flavor and are topped with a heavenly buttercream frosting.
I feel like every baker, whether they’re a beginner or a veteran, should have a trusty dusty (the recipe, not the cupcakes ) basic vanilla cupcake recipe under their belt.
There something about cupcakes that’s just so timeless—a mini cake with a smear or swirl of frosting.
When it comes to special occasions, I tend to lean more towards cupcakes than cake for dessert for a couple of reasons. For one, I don’t have to worry about cupcakes coming out of the pan nicely (because it’s almost always my luck that cakes won’t).