Vanilla cupcakes for children

    35 min

    Basic cupcakes, that are very easy to bake. You need only a few ingredients. Simple, but yummy! Happy cooking :)


    Berkshire, England, UK
    44 people made this

    Makes: 12 cupcakes

    • For the dough
    • 8 tablespoons self raising flour
    • 8 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 100g unsalted butter
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla flavouring
    • For the icing
    • 100g butter
    • 100g icing sugar
    • food colouring of your choice
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Mix all ingredients for the dough together until light and fluffy. Place into a greased cupcake tray up to 3/4 full.
    3. Place in oven and cook for 20 minutes, until golden brown.
    4. Once finished place on cooling rack to cool.
    5. Mix your icing ingredients together so it is fluffy, and if runny add more icing sugar.
    6. Decorate cupcakes with the icing and add any decorations of your choice.

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    Very easy recipe, made these with my 5 year old niece. We separated the dough and added different food colourings so we had some pink for her and blue ones for her brothers and just left the icing plain.  -  19 May 2013