Classic Vanilla Bean Cupcakes
Transport yourself to a world of sweet indulgence with these Classic Vanilla Bean Cupcakes. Picture a perfect balance of moist vanilla cake infused with the aromatic richness of vanilla beans, crowned with a velvety swirl of buttercream frosting. These cupcakes are not just a treat for the taste buds; they’re a nostalgic journey to the heart of baking perfection.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 vanilla bean, scraped
- 1 cup whole milk
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
- In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract and scraped vanilla bean.
- Gradually mix in the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk, until well combined.
- Spoon the batter into the prepared cupcake tin and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
- Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 18-20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 24 cupcakes
Delight in the timeless elegance of Classic Vanilla Bean Cupcakes, a symphony of vanilla flavors that dance on your palate with each heavenly bite.
Nutrition Information: Calories per serving – 220kcal | Fat – 12g | Carbohydrates – 26g | Protein – 3g
Make these cupcakes a part of your baking repertoire, and let the essence of vanilla transport you to a realm of pure bliss. Share these treats with loved ones, and watch as smiles light up the room. Classic Vanilla Bean Cupcakes—the epitome of baking perfection and a timeless delight for every occasion.