Easy Vanilla Cupcakes : 6 Cupcakes Recipe

 Vanilla Cupcake recipe for beginners : small batch Cupcake Recipe
Vanilla Cupcakes with frosting
   Yay! at last , the long awaited Vanilla cupcake recipe is here.
This recipe is simple, easy and of course delicious.
And to make it even better, the recipe is only for a small batch; just six cupcakes.

 So if you have been reluctant to try out any cake recipe for fear of not getting it right and wasting ingredients, this vanilla cupcake recipe is just right for beginners. Nothing complicated and no fuss at all.
  I also included a simple vanilla cream icing to top up the cakes. These beautiful cupcakes are already tasty, so feel free to leave out the icing if you want to.

  Now here's our simple 6 vanilla cupcake recipe with vanilla frosting.

Delicious Vanilla cupcakes.
Ingredients for 6 cupcakes
(double or triple recipe at your preference)

- 45 grams Butter(softened) or Vegetable oil
- 1 Large Egg
- 80 grams Sugar
- 90 grams Plain Flour
- 3/4 teaspoon(3.75 grams) Baking powder
- 40 ml Milk
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract/flavor


--Before you start with the cupcakes, first grease the cupcake pans lightly with butter and dust with flour. But if using cupcake liners you can omit this step.

--The next thing to do is, preheat the oven at 180ºC for 10 minutes and while the oven is warming up, you can go ahead and prepare the cake batter.

1. In a deep bowl, mix the butter with the sugar and egg, until creamy.

2. Gradually, sift in the flour and baking powder and mix until well incorporated.

3. Also add the milk and vanilla extract and mix until combined.

4. Now fill in the cupcake pans up to 2/3 the capacity of the mold.
Tip: to make fill-up easier and neater, you can pour the cupcake batter into a plastic bag, cut a tip and pipe the batter into the cupcake pans.
 Vanilla Cupcakes  ready for the oven

5. Finally bake at 20-25 minutes or until the cakes passes the toothpick test. Then take out of the oven and leave to cool on a wire rack.
6 vanilla cupcakes ready for frosting

See how easy it was! Now you have your Delicious Vanilla cupcakes.

To make the Vanilla cream frosting/icing, simply follow this easy recipe we have HERE and use this measurements below to make enough for 6 cupcakes.

You'll need

- 100 grams Butter (softened)
- 125 grams Icing sugar
- half teaspoon Vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoon Milk
- 2 to 3 drops red food coloring(to give it this light pink color)

When you have prepared the vanilla butter cream icing/frosting, pipe it on the cupcakes and enjoy!

Easy Vanilla Cupcakes : 6 Cupcakes Recipe


  1. So easy...... Thumb up!

  2. Ann Uche12:52:00 PM

    Hi Nky,WELLDONE!!!
    This looks very easy to make and I'm sure it will turn out delicious,as usual!
    I want to use this opportunity to appreciate you for helping me.You have made cooking/baking easy and interesting for me.
    I've been using so many of your recipes(so sorry for not leaving comments) and they turn out nice...One that my Husband loved so much is the Adalu! Hmmn,He so praised me that day and kept asking for more!
    May God continue to increase you on all sides!!!

    1. Hi Ann, I'm so glad you left a comment this time around.
      God bless you too hun, and thanks for your lovely comment, hope to hear from you more :)

  3. thank you so much for this recipe

  4. Hi Nky. Thank you so much for this recipe. But there is no measurement for the sugar for baking the cake. What is the measurement? Thank you once again.

  5. Hello NKy, thank you so much for this recipe. Please what I is the measurement for the sugar for the cupcakes recipe? Thank you.

    1. Oh dear, I can't believe I missed that, thanks for pointing it out.
      It's 80 grams hun.


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