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The Best Vanilla Cupcake Recipe - both regular and Thermomix instructions included.
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Vanilla Cupcakes

This is the BEST Vanilla Cupcakes recipe you will ever try and they are perfect to make with the kids! Both regular and Thermomix instructions included.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Modern
Keyword: Cupcakes, Thermomix
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Calories: 0kcal
Author: Lauren


  • 125 grams butter softened
  • cup caster sugar
  • 1 and ½ cups self raising flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

For the Icing

  • 1 and ½ cups icing sugar mixture
  • 1 tbsp butter softened
  • 2 - 4 tablespoon boiling water


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees, and line a 12 hole muffin tray with paper cases.
  • Put the softened butter, sugar, flour, milk, vanilla and eggs in a bowl and beat with electric beaters on a low speed for 2 minutes or until well mixed
  • Increase speed and beat for a further 2 minutes or until smooth and pale
  • Spoon mixture into the cupcake tray and bake for 18 -20 minutes or until golden and cooked through.
  • Allow to cool completely on a wire rack
  • Once cooled, to make the icing, combine the icing sugar ingredients into a small bowl. Add the water a tablespoon at a time and mix until it's just spreadable.
  • Top the cupcakes with the icing and allow to set.


These cupcakes are freezer friendly iced or un-iced.


Serving: 0g | Calories: 0kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg