Vanilla cupcakes with buttercream icing

After a long day all you sometimes need is to relax with a classic cupcake with cuttercream icing. Indulgence at its finest.




  • 110g magerine
  • 110g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 110g Self raising flour
  • 1-2 tbsp milk


  • 140g butter
  • 280g icing sugar
  • 1-2 tsp milk



  1. Preheat oven to gas mark 4, and line cupcake tin.
  2. Cream sugar and margarine until pale. Then add the beaten eggs slowly with the vanilla essence.
  3. Then  fold in the self raising flour, and mix . Pour milk in to the mixture.
  4. Finally spoon the mixture into the lined cupcake tin, and put into the oven for 10-15 minutes
  5. While the cupcakes bake in the oven, start on the icing. First beat the softened butter/margarine (whichever you’re using) then add in the icing sugar . Once the mixture is beaten and has no lumps, add in milk to soften the mixture.
  6. Leave the icing aside, and take the cupcakes out of the oven. Leave to cool.
  7. Then ice, sprinkle and enjoy.



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