Easy Vanilla Cupcakes by Nielsen-Massey
About the bake
As a nation we just love all things vanilla and these cupcakes are no exception. But have you ever wondered how you can make vanilla cupcakes from scratch? They're incredibly easy to make. Even better this cupcake recipe has the very best vanilla flavour and that is because we have used Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract and Vanilla Bean Paste. That’s right a double whammy of yummy Vanilla.
Light and moreish, this is just what you are looking for in a fluffy vanilla cupcake recipe. You are definitely going to want to snuffle more than one of these vanilla cupcakes, for research purposes obviously…
Sneak a peek at our ‘how to make vanilla cupcakes’ video for extra tips and find out below how you can make our delicious vanilla cupcakes from scratch!
Tips for making the best homemade vanilla cupcakes:
1. Do not overfill your cupcakes
For the perfect-shaped cupcake with a lovely golden dome, only fill 2/3 to 3/4 of the way up the cupcake liner. If it's too full it looks messy and sometimes, it can even sink. As a rule, we say it's better to underfill rather than overfill.
2. Best buttercream for cupcakes
We recommend using our delicious vanilla buttercream recipe, but if you're after something a little different on top of your vanilla cupcakes, try out our citrus buttercream or maple buttercream.
3. How do I store my vanilla cupcakes?
Once your cupcakes are cool, get them into an airtight container as soon as possible. Cupcakes can last for around 4 days before losing their freshness. Cupcakes with buttercream/frosting on top will need to be stored in the fridge.
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