Ultimate Vanilla Cupcake: 16 cupcakes:1 c sugar...1 vanilla bean...1 3/4 c cake flour...1 1/2 t baking powder...1/2 t baking soda...1/2 t salt...1/4 c unsalt butter...2 eggs...1/3 c sour cream...1/4 c oil...1 T vanilla...2/3 c milk...350 F ..Combine sugar & seeds from vanilla bean. Set aside.Mix flour, baking powder, soda & salt. Add vanilla sugar. Mix. Add butter & mix med-low 3 min. In small bowl, whisk eggs, sour cream, oil, & vanilla. Add to flour. Add milk. Bake 14 min.
AMAZING CRAZY GOOD cupcakes vanilla pumpkin cupcakes w cinnamon buttercream (edits to recipe in comments on link-use canned pumpkin if you can't find pumpkin pudding mix, etc.) super moist and delicious!
Three piped-chrysanthemum cupcakes stacked atop one another make a super-sweet display for a shower. Just as the cupcakes are graduated in size, from jumbo to mini, the buttercream is tinted in varying degrees of the same shade to create this budding beauty.